Idris Elba in a 24 hour series for Apple TV+

Luther season 5

A new crime series titled Hijak, from the creator of Lupin.

After Luther, Idris Elba will investigate again. The British star has just signed on to star in a new Apple TV+ series called hi-jack. It will be a seven-episode thriller, which will tell the story of the hijacking of a plane bound for London through real-time narration, in the vein of 24 hour clock.

During the seven-hour flight, ground authorities scramble to find answers. Idris Elba will play Sam Nelson, “a recognized negotiator in the business world. While he must use all his ingenuity to save the lives of passengers, his very risky strategy could well lead to his downfall.”

The series is written by George Kay, creator of Lupine, the hit Netflix series. hi-jack will be produced by Jim Field Smith.

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