Written byGeorge Kay
Directed byJim Field Smith
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
Executive producers
  • Idris Elba
  • George Kay
  • Jim Field Smith
  • Kris Thykier
  • Hakan Kousetta
  • Jamie Laurenson
Production companies
Original networkApple TV+

Hijack is an upcoming thriller miniseries created by George Kay and Jim Field Smith.


A talented business negotiator must use his skills to broker a peaceful end to a hijacking of a flight to London.



It was announced in April 2022 that Apple TV+ had greenlit the miniseries, which would see Idris Elba starring and executive producing. George Kay will write the series, and Jim Field Smith will direct.[1] In May, Archie Panjabi joined the cast.[2]

Production began on 9 May 2022 in Aylesbury, and is expected to film until October 2022.[3]


  1. ^ Whittock, Jesse (May 11, 2022). "Idris Elba To Lead Apple TV+ Thriller Series Hijack From Lupin Writer George Kay". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 11 May 2022.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 12, 2022). "Archie Panjabi Joins Idris Elba In Apple Thriller Drama Series Hijack". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 12 May 2022.
  3. ^ Daniels, Nia (May 9, 2022). "Idris Elba starts filming Hijack in the UK for Apple TV+". Kemps Film and TV Production Services Handbook. Retrieved 11 May 2022.