From streaming to cable. Disney+ Hotstar unique sequence Hostages will air on Disney-owned TV channel Star Plus beginning Monday, April 13, in what represents a brand new programming technique. This new world has been introduced on by the impact of the continuing lockdown on movie manufacturing globally. The 10-episode half-hour crime thriller Hostages will take over the 10:30pm IST slot that belonged to the paranormal thriller Nazar, which does not have any new episodes to air because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Practically a 12 months outdated at this level, Hostages — a remake of the Israeli sequence of the identical title — aired on the finish of Could final 12 months on Disney+ Hotstar. Starring Tisca Chopra and Ronit Roy within the lead, it was directed by Sudhir Mishra. Like all different Disney+ Hotstar unique sequence from India thus far, Hostages was obtained poorly, with critics calling it inconceivable and stuffed with plot holes. Hostages has but to be renewed for a second season.
Disney+ Hotstar was unavailable for touch upon whether or not extra Disney+ Hotstar originals — which stay branded as “Hotstar Specials”, although the platform has been a brand new title — will observe go well with to Star Plus.
Hostages is certainly one of seven unique sequence below the “Hotstar Specials” banner, alongside the hagiographical M.S. Dhoni docu-series Roar of the Lion, the tasteless eponymous remake of Legal Justice, the Nagesh Kukunoor-created insupportable crime drama Metropolis of Goals, the cringe-worthy eponymous remake of The Workplace, the poor scene-by-scene copy of Physician Foster in Out of Love, and the incoherent Neeraj Pandey-created motion thriller Particular Ops.
Hostages premières April 13 at 10:30pm IST on Star Plus in India and the UK.