WATCH | Official Trailer for 'Hijack' On Apple TV+

May 27, 2023

Pensive Idris Elba Hijack Apple TV+ on June 28

Apple TV+ has released the trailer for its upcoming high-octane thriller series, "Hijack," starring and executive produced by the talented SAG Award-winner and Emmy Award-nominee Idris Elba. The seven-part series, created by George Kay and Jim Field Smith, will premiere on June 28, 2023, with the first two episodes, followed by a new episode every Wednesday until August 2.

Set in real time, "Hijack" is a gripping thriller that takes place on a hijacked plane en route to London during a seven-hour flight. As the tense situation unfolds, authorities on the ground scramble to find answers. Elba portrays 'Sam Nelson,' an experienced negotiator in the business world who must use all his cunning to save the lives of the passengers. However, his high-risk strategy may have unintended consequences. Archie Panjabi joins the cast as 'Zahra Gahfoor,' a counter-terrorism officer who becomes involved in the investigation after the plane is hijacked. The series also features a talented ensemble cast including Christine Adams, Max Beesley, Eve Myles, Neil Maskell, Jasper Britton, Harry Michell, Aimee Kelly, Mohamed Elsandel, and Ben Miles.

"Hijack" is a collaboration between 60Forty Films, the production company of Executive Producers Jamie Laurenson and Hakan Kousetta, Idiotlamp Productions (Kay and Field Smith's company), and Green Door Pictures (Idris Elba's production company). It is the first series to debut from Elba's first-look deal with Apple TV+.

If you're a fan of intense thrillers, be sure to check out the trailer for "Hijack" and mark your calendars for the series premiere on Apple TV+ starting June 28, 2023.

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