The series, starring James Nesbitt, Frances O’Connor and Tcheky Karyo, focuses on the psychological fallout and subsequent manhunt after a couple’s five-year-old disappears while on vacation with them in France in 2006.
The show, which unfolds over two time frames, also looks at how the relationships between the characters are impacted by the child’s disappearance. The limited series will unfold over eight episodes.
The show is directed by Tom Shankland and written by Harry Williams and Jack Williams. New Pictures and Company Pictures co-produced the show in association with Two Brothers Pictures and Playground.
Watch a behind-the-scenes featurette on “The Missing” below.