The Searching sequel may have just found one of its cast members: Storm Reid. The Wrinkle in Time and Invisible Man actress is in negotiations to join the follow-up film being directed by Will Merrick and Nick Johnson. The movie is not a direct sequel to the excellent 2018 “Screenlife” (that is, a movie that takes place entirely on screens, be it smartphones, computers, or TVs) thriller starring John Cho, but will involve similar elements. Aneesh Chaganty and Sev Ohanian, who wrote the first film, wrote the treatment for the sequel, and Merrik and Johnson are penning the script.
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HBO Max is developing a sci-fi tech drama called The Future, which is based on author Dan Frey‘s upcoming book. Matt Reeves (The Batman) is set to executive produce the series alongside Aneesh Chaganty, Natalie Qasabian, and Sev Ohanian, the trio behind films like 2018’s innovative Searching and last year’s thriller Run.
Plus, Sony’s Stage 6 has announced that it has found a pair of directors to helm Searching 2, which will be set in the same universe as the first film but follow a whole new cast of characters. Get the details on both of these projects below. Read More »
Update: Searching director Aneesh Chaganty has shared a bit more information about the film. Check it out below.
Searching, last year’s indie hit starring John Cho as a father who desperately tries to find his missing daughter, is getting a follow-up.
A new report says Searching 2 is in the works – although it appears the new movie will not follow the ongoing adventures of the Kim family, because Cho and his co-stars from the original film apparently won’t be coming back to reprise their roles. Thankfully, though, writer/director Aneesh Chaganty, co-writer/producer Sev Ohanian, and producer Natalie Qasabian are all back on board. Read More »