Missing VFX Producer Found in Mexico

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Eric Kohler

Eric Kohler went missing on Nov. 24.

Hollywood visual effects producer Eric Kohler, 27, has been found safe in Mexico, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.

"Detectives turned in information today confirming that Kohler was found in La Paz, Mexico," said an LAPD spokesperson. He is no longer considered a missing person. The LAPD was unable to confirm when Kohler was found or his condition. 

On Nov. 24, surveillance footage showed Kohler leaving his office at Hydraulyx visual effects in Gardena at around 4 p.m., NBC Los Angeles reported

"He literally disappeared," said the producer's father, Tony Kohler, to the news outlet. "It's heartbreaking. It's damn heartbreaking."

Kohler is credited as visual effects producer on films including the upcoming Midnight SpecialThe RevenantSan AndreasX-Men: Days of Future Past and The Grand Budapest Hotel.

8:52 a.m., Dec. 5: Updated with where Kohler was found. An earlier version of this story stated that Kohler was found in New Mexico.

 

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