Idris Elba stars as a veteran negotiator who boards a plane full of terrorists in the new series from Apple TV+. Break in,
The series will premiere on Apple TV+ on June 28 with the first two episodes, followed by a new episode every Wednesday until August 2.
Here’s an official summary:
Told in real time, “Hijack” is a tense thriller that follows the journey of a hijacked plane as it makes its way to London on a seven-hour flight, and officials on the ground scramble for answers. Alba will star as ‘Sam Nelson’, a skilled negotiator in the business world who needs to step in and use all of his guile to try and save the lives of the passengers – but, his high Risky tactics may be their undoing. Punjabi will play the role of ‘Zahra Gahfoor’, an anti-terrorist officer who happens to be on the ground when the plane is hijacked and becomes part of the investigation.
Produced by George Kay and Jim Field Smith, ‘Hijacked’ also stars
Archie Punjabi, Christine Adams, Max Beesley, Eve Miles, Neil Maskell, Jasper Britton, Harry Mitchell, Amy Kelly, Mohamed Elsandel and Ben Miles.
The seven-part series is executive produced by K and Field Smith, Idris Elba, Jamie Lawrenson, Håkan Kaussetä and Chris Thaykir.