Cast: Billy Brown, Dylan McDermott, Toni Collette
Genre: Action, Drama
From executive producers Jerry Bruckheimer (Pirates of the Caribbean films, CSI series) and Jeffrey Nachmanoff (Chicago Fire), Hostages is a thrilling and suspense filled drama about a family caught in the middle of a grand political conspiracy.
Dr. Ellen Sanders (Toni Collette) is used to the pressures of the job. It is her steady nature and steady hand that has elevated her to the top of her profession and made her the number one choice for surgery on the President of The United States. But when masked me invade her home the night before the operation and demand the life of the President in exchange for the life of her family, Ellen's calm is rocked to the core. Ellen will do anything to protect her family … as will Duncan Carlisle (McDermott), a righteous FBI agent and hero who is at the centre of a conspiracy involving the President.
The chief hostage taker, Duncan will fight for his cause at any cost " even if it means putting another family at risk With her family's life in peril, Ellen faces an incomprehensible moral dilemma. As tensions mount and she fights for time before suiting up for surgery, it becomes clear that the outwardly idyllic Sanders family isn't as perfect as originally thought " nor are their captors as evil as one might suspect.
Hostages: The Complete First Season