via press release:
“MISSING AT 17,” TV MOVIE INSPIRED BY TRUE EVENTS,
TO PREMIERE OCTOBER 19 ON LIFETIME
AYLA KELL, TRICIA O’KELLEY, BEN GAVIN, MARIN HINKLE,
ALEX CARTER AND BRANDI GLANVILLE STAR IN THE DRAMA ABOUT A YOUNG GIRL SEARCHING FOR HER BIRTH MOTHER
“Missing at 17,” will have its World Premiere on Saturday, October 19 at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime starring Ayla Kell (Make It or Break It), Tricia O’Kelley (The Secret Life of the American Teenager), Marin Hinkle (Two and a Half Men), Alex Carter (CSI, Burn Notice), Ben Gavin (Super 8) and Brandi Glanville (The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills)
The drama, inspired by true events, is the story of a 17-year-old girl, Candace, who after discovering she is adopted, runs away from home to look for her biological mother. Along the way, she meets a young man, Toby, who helps her in her search. When Candace doesn't return home after 24 hours, her adoptive mother Shannon reports her missing to the police and desperately begins her own search for her daughter.
With the help of a private investigator, Candace finds her birth mother, Callie, and also discovers she has an older brother, but Callie doesn't give her estranged daughter the warm welcome the girl was hoping she would get.
And as Candace unknowingly gets pulled deeper and deeper into danger through Toby's criminal lifestyle, Shannon and Callie find they need to join forces to rescue Candace.
“Missing at 17” was Executive Produced by Pierre David and Tom Berry. The producers are Robert Ballo and Ken Sanders. Christine Conradt wrote the script. Doug Campbell was the director.