Cinestar Pictures, the production company run by Zoe Saldana and her sisters Cisely and Mariel, are joining with producer-director Leslie Owen and her Owen Media Group to produce Gone Missing, a documentary that will explore the epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls of Canada. The pic is now in production.

Owen says there are more than 4,000 documented cases of women and girls who have disappeared or have been murdered across Canada during the past three decades. The docu will ask why this happens and what is being done to investigate and prevent the crimes. It will follow three key stories and feature voices of family members of the missing and murdered along with politicians and community leaders.

Cinestar is in the second year of a first-look deal with South Shore Television and Pantelion Films, the U.S. joint ventures of Grupo Televisa and Lionsgate. It is repped by LBI and CAA. Owen is repped by Untitled Entertainment.