Hayden Christensen Will Be Vanishing on 7th Street
An unlikely trio of stars are in talks to appear in Brad Anderson's upcoming Vanishing on 7th Street, an indie thriller the director co-wrote with Anthony Jaswinski. Anderson, who for my money still hasn't quite lived up to the promise he showed with Session 9, is following up the recent Transsiberian and a string of "Fringe" episodes with Vanishing.
Hayden Christensen (pictured) is confirmed with both Thandie Newton and John Leguizamo still in negotiations, according to THR. The film's storyline is set in a once-thriving city where shadowy forms cause residents to inexplicably disappear. Five survivors fight to stay alive while grappling with the meaning of existence.
Christensen is playing a reporter. Newton would play a desperate nurse and Leguizamo a subway operator. Shooting is set to begin mid-October in the once-thriving city of Detroit. Producing are Celine Rattray of Plum Pictures, Tove Christensen via Forest Park, and Lawrence Mattis for Circle of Confusion.
Shadowy forms ... people disappearing ... this could be the one that puts Anderson over the top. Stay tuned for more on Vanishing on 7th Street as it comes.
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