The seven-part thriller series stars Idris Elba as Sam Nelson, a businessman who is forced to step up to the challenge of saving the lives of passengers on a hijacked plane making its way to London. Archie Panjabi plays Zahra Gahfoor, a counter terrorism officer on the ground who becomes part of the investigation. The series is told in real time, over the course of the seven-hour flight.

“Hijack” is the first project to come from Elba’s first-look deal with Apple TV+ and his production company Green Door Pictures.

  • Studio: Apple TV+
  • Release date: TBC