the trailer of To kidnapthe upcoming thriller starring Emmy Award nominee Idris Elba (luther) is out. Created by George Kay (Lupine, Offender) and Jim Field Smith (Offender, truth seekers), To kidnap will begin streaming on Apple TV+ on June 28 with the first two episodes. Post that, an episode will drop every Wednesday.
counted in real time To kidnap 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. 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 the passengers.
But his high-risk strategy could be his downfall. Archie 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 series also stars Christine Adams, Max Beesley, Eve Myles, Neil Maskell, Jasper Britton, Harry Michell, Aimee Kelly, Mohamed Elsandel, and Ben Miles.
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To kidnap is produced by 60Forty Films, the production company created by Emmy Award-winning executive producers Jamie Laurenson and Hakan Kousetta (slow horses, the essex snake) under his exclusive content deal with Apple TV+, along with Kay and Field-Smith’s own production company, Idiotlamp Productions.