Although we know that with Idris Elbe Things have been a lottery lately (there we have ‘The Beast’ or his return as Luther), we must admit that his new series looks great. He June 28 Apple TV+ will premiere ‘mid-air hijacking‘ (Hijack) and we can already see a first and intense trailer.
Narrated in real time (’24’ sensations), this seven-episode thriller follows the journey of a London-bound flight that is hijacked. Elba plays Sam, a shrewd businessman willing to use his cunning to save his life and the lives of the passengers on the plane.
On the ground is Zahra Gahfoor, an anti-terrorist agent played by Archie Panjabi who becomes part of the team that investigates what is happening on said flight. Christine Adams, Max Beesley, Eve Myles, Neil Maskell, Jasper Britton, Harry Michell, Aimee Kelly, Mohamed Elsandel and Ben Miles complete the cast.
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The series has the booklet of George Kayco-creator of ‘Lupin’, who creates the series with the direction of Jim Field Smith, with whom he coincided in the British ‘Criminal’. Also, be careful because 60Forty Films is in production, the production company behind other notable series for Apple TV+ such as ‘Slow Horses’ and ‘The Essex Serpent’.
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