Kidnapping of Idris Elba on Apple TV +: trailer, plot and more

To kidnap, an all-new and highly electrifying British thriller limited series, will debut exclusively on Apple TV+ with the first two episodes, on June 28, 2023. George Kay has served as the writer for the miniseries, while Jim Field Smith has served as director. The series revolves around a very talented and skilled business negotiator named Sam Nelson. Sam needs to use his experience to mediate a peaceful end to the hijacking of a Dubai to London flight.

The long list of very intriguing executive producers for the limited series includes George Kay, Kris Thykier, Jim Field Smith, Jamie Laurenson, and Hakan Kousetta. The series is directed by Idris Elba, who will be seen facing off against the main character of the limited series, Sam Nelson.

The official trailer for the series was released by Apple TV+ on May 25, 2023. Watching the trailer, fans became very interested in knowing what the series is about. The trailer has received a lot of positive attention and fans seem to watch its moving plot, spooky glimpses of fight sequences, and the main cast. Viewers have been eager to see how the Apple TV+ miniseries will play out.

From synopsis to cast, learn all about To kidnap before its premiere on Apple TV +

A still from Hijack (Image via IMDb)

As mentioned above, the first two episodes of the highly anticipated miniseries are scheduled to premiere on June 28, 2023, exclusively on Apple TV+. The airtime for the episodes is 12 am ET. The miniseries has been produced by 60Forty Films, Green Door Pictures, Archery Pictures and Idiotlamp Productions.

The series will have a total of seven episodes and its synopsis reads:

“Told in real time, ‘Hijack’ is a tense thriller that follows the journey of a hijacked plane as it heads to London on a seven-hour flight, and authorities on the ground struggle for answers.”

The synopsis continues:

Elba will play Sam Nelson, an accomplished negotiator in the business world who needs to step up and use all his cunning to try to save the lives of passengers, but his high-stakes strategy could be his undoing. Panjabi will play the role of Zahra Gahfoor, a counter-terrorism officer who is on the ground when the plane is hijacked and becomes part of the investigation.”

The official synopsis and trailer provide audiences with intriguing clues and glimpses of what’s in store for them in the miniseries. It looks like viewers are in for an exhilarating viewing experience as the limited series will take them on a thrilling journey through the air.

In the miniseries, Idris Elba’s character, Sam Nelson, will be seen putting his business negotiation skills to use when his flight is hijacked en route to London. The audience will see the main character using his expert knowledge to save himself and other passengers on the flight. The official trailer also shows that the miniseries will also be full of exciting tight sequences.

The cast list for the miniseries. explored

A still from the upcoming series (Image via IMDb)

The cast members of the series. include:

  • Idris Elba as Sam Nelson
  • Christine Adams as Marsha Smith-Nelson
  • Archie Panjabi as Zahra Gahfoor
  • Eve Myles as Alice Sinclair
  • Max Beesley as DI Daniel Farrell
  • Neil Maskell as Stuart Atterton
  • jasper britton
  • Kate Phillips as Collette
  • harry michael
  • Zora Bishop as Deevia
  • Mohamed Elsandel as Jaden
  • Aimée Kelly as Jamie Constantinou
  • Ben Miles as Robin Allen
  • Gretchen Egolf as Adelaide
  • Holly Aird as Amanda
  • Antonia Salib as Leesha
  • Fatima Adoum as Rashida

don’t forget to look To kidnapComing to Apple TV+ on June 28, 2023.