Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping ride as Idris Elba takes the lead in the highly anticipated new series, Hijack now streaming on Apple+.
- Told in real time, this tense thriller follows the gripping journey of a hijacked plane making its way to London over a nail-biting seven-hour flight.
- With a talented and diverse group of actors, the series promises to deliver captivating performances and complex character dynamics.
- With a team of talented producers, this series is set to thrill audiences worldwide.
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In Hijack, Idris Elba portrays the character of Sam Nelson, an accomplished negotiator in the business world. When the unthinkable happens and the plane is hijacked, Sam finds himself in a high-stakes situation where he must utilize all his skills and guile to save the lives of the passengers. However, his risky strategies could potentially lead to dire consequences. Idris’s portrayal of Sam Nelson is a tour de force, showcasing his versatility as an actor.
Joining Idris in this thrilling series is the talented Archie Panjabi, who plays the role of Zahra Gahfoor, a counterterrorism officer. As the hijacking unfolds, Zahra becomes an integral part of the investigation, stationed on the ground and working tirelessly to gather crucial information. Archie’s previous performances have showcased her ability to bring depth and complexity to her characters, and her portrayal of Zahra is sure to be no exception.
The ensemble cast of Hijack also includes Christine Adams, Max Beesley, Eve Myles, Neil Maskell, Jasper Britton, Harry Michell, Aimée Kelly, Mohamed Elsandel, and Ben Miles.
Moreover, Hijack marks an exciting milestone as the first series to debut from Idris Elba’s first-look deal with Apple TV+ and his production company, Green Door Pictures. Idris’s creative vision and expertise add an extra layer of anticipation to the project, ensuring that viewers will be treated to a unique and captivating viewing experience.
The production of Hijack is a collaborative effort between 60Forty Films, the production company founded by Emmy Award-winning executive producers Jamie Laurenson and Hakan Kousetta, and Kay and Field Smith’s production company, Idiotlamp Productions.
In addition to their roles in front of the camera, the series’ creators, Kay and Field Smith, also serve as executive producers alongside Idris, Jamie, Hakan, and Kris Thykier. This collaboration of talented minds ensures that Hijack will benefit from a wealth of experience and a shared commitment to delivering an exceptional thriller series.
With its real-time storytelling, pulse-pounding suspense, and a stellar cast led by Idris Elba, Hijack is set to become a must-watch series for fans of gripping thrillers. As the tension rises and the clock ticks, viewers will be on the edge of their seats, eagerly awaiting each twist and turn.
Prepare to buckle up and brace yourself for an exhilarating journey as Hijack takes flight on Apple TV+.
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