Hijack trailer previews Idris Elba’s suspenseful Apple TV+ drama

AppleTV+ released the official abduct Trailer for the upcoming suspense thriller drama starring Idris Elba as a highly skilled crisis negotiator whose seven-hour flight to London is overtaken by terrorists. Now it’s up to him to bring the situation under control in order to save the lives of his fellow passengers and be able to return safely to his family.

Check out the Hijack trailer below (check out more trailers):


What is the Apple TV+ hijack about?

“Told in real-time, the seven-part series is a suspenseful thriller that follows the journey of a hijacked plane en route to London on a seven-hour flight while local authorities seek answers,” the synopsis reads. “It introduces Sam Nelson, a veteran business negotiator who must use all his cunning to try and save the lives of passengers – but his risky strategy could prove fatal. Meanwhile, Panjabi’s anti-terrorist officer, Zahra Gahfoor, is on the scene when the plane is hijacked and becomes part of the investigation.”

Hijack is written by George Kay (Lupin) and directed by Jim Field Smith (seeker of truth), who previously collaborated on the Netflix series Criminal. Elba will be joined by Emmy winners Archie Panjabi, Christine Adams, Max Beesley, Eve Myles, Neil Maskell, Jasper Britton, Harry Michell, Aimee Kelly, Mohamed Elsandel and Ben Miles.

The series is executive produced by Kay, Field Smith, Elba, Jamie Laurenson, Hakan Kousetta and Kris Thykier. It is a production of 60Forty Films, Idiotlamp Productions and Green Door Pictures.

The series will be available to stream on June 28th.