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Vanishing Son is a syndicated action television series that was part of Universal Television's Action Pack. Starting as a series of four made-for-television movies in 1994, the series debuted on January 16, 1995. Vanishing Son I, Vanishing Son II, Vanishing Son III, and Vanishing Son IV, were aired on February 28, July 18, July 25, and October 10, 1994, respectively. The series was ground-breaking for the casting of an Asian male in an attractive leading-man role.

  • Number of Movies: 4
  • Revenue: -

Featured Cast

  1. Russell Wong

    Russell Wong

    Jian-Wa

  2. Chi Muoi Lo
  3. Dean Stockwell

    Dean Stockwell

    Mickey Jo

  4. Vivian Wu

    Vivian Wu

    Lili

  5. Mark Valley

    Mark Valley

    Adams

  6. Rebecca Gayheart

    Rebecca Gayheart

    Clair Armstrong

  7. Paul Butler

    Estabrook

  8. Matthew Lillard
  9. Tamlyn Tomita

    Tamlyn Tomita

    Lanchi

  10. Marcus Chong

    Marcus Chong

    Fu Qua, Fu Qua Johnson

  11. Dee Wallace

    Dee Wallace

    Megan

  12. Haing S. Ngor

    Haing S. Ngor

    The General

  13. Ming-Na Wen
  14. Jack Gwaltney

    Jack Gwaltney

    Sandler

Featured Crew

  1. John Nicolella

    Directing

  2. Robert Eisele

    Writing

  3. Rob Cohen

    Rob Cohen

    Writing

Vanishing Son

March 2, 1994

Two students in the Peoples Republic of China are forced to flee out of China after having taken part in a protest action for freedom. They come to America, and try to build up a new life. After a while, one of the brothers pursues a musical career while the other gets entangled in a criminal organization.

Vanishing Son II

July 23, 1994

The continuing saga of the Chang brothers: Jian-Wa and Wago. Picking up where it left off, Jian-Wa has left L.A. after a gangfight which involved his brother Wago. Jian-wa travels to the south and finds that hatred comes in all forms as a group of racist whites feud with harmless Vietnamese fishermen. Jian-wa decides to side with the Vietnamese and help them defend themselves. Back in Los Angeles, Wago is enjoying his new life as a gangster.

Vanishing Son III

July 30, 1994

The saga picks up in Washington, DC where Jian-wa is competing in a classical music competition. Back in LA, Jian-wa's brother Wago is wanted by the F.B.I. and manage to pull Jian-wa back to L.A. for questioning. They also want him to infiltrate his brother's gang in order to save his Wago. Can Jian-wa get Wago to see the truth about things before it's too late?

Vanishing Son IV

October 15, 1994

After the death of his brother Wago, Jian-wa Chang now roams America's countryside while looking for his place in the world. He is hit by a van of two college students. Jian is taken in and nursed by Megan, a secluded artist. Jian is also befriended by the ghost of brother Wago. Wago must act as an angel to Jian-wa to gain acceptance into heaven. Meanwhile, the students from the hit and run plan to kill Jian-wa so he doesn't talk to the police.

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