The Stranger is about a naive, young ride-share driver who is thrown into her worst nightmare when a mysterious Hollywood Hills passenger hitches a ride one night. The film is a narrative feature project directed by Veena Sud.
The show was nominated for a Golden Globe and six Emmys in 2011, including outstanding cast for a Drama series. Sud was nominated that year for outstanding writing for a Drama series. She was part of The Hollywood Reporter’s 2011 Power Showrunners List and Variety’s Women’s Impact Report.
Sud’s second original series on police violence in America, “Seven Seconds” (Netflix) garnered an Emmy Award for Best Leading Actress, a Golden Globe nomination, and several NAACP Image Awards.