Invisible Leash is the title of next episode of CBS’ series Hostages
. The drama comes from executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer and is based on a similar Israeli series.
It focuses on the family of a doctor, who will be doing surgery on the United States President, who is taken hostage by a rogue FBI agent. She is ordered by the kidnappers to assassinate the President in order to save her family…
So, Toni Collette
plays Dr. Ellen Sanders, a premiere surgeon who, together with her family, is held captive in their home by Duncan Carlisle (Dylan McDermott
), a desperate man doing the wrong thing for the right reasons, who orders her to assassinate the President when she operates on him.
But here’s official synopsis for the second episode:
ELLEN’S REFUSAL TO ASSASSINATE THE PRESIDENT DURING SURGERY COULD COST HER A FAMILY MEMBER’S LIFE.
Invisible Leash – When Ellen disobeys Duncan’s orders to assassinate the President during surgery, he tells her it will cost her a family member’s life. Duncan also informs the family that they are to go about their normal lives for the next two weeks until the President’s operation, and that his team will be monitoring their every move.
The rest of Hostages cast includes Rhys Coiro as Duncan’s brother-in-law Kramer, Billy Brown as Archer Petit, an ex-military man with a razor-sharp tongue, Sandrine Holt as Maria Gonzales, a mysterious last-minute replacement to the team, Tate Donovan as Ellen’s overbearing husband named Brian, Quinn Shephard as her secretive daughter Morgan and Mateus Ward as her not-so-innocent son Jake.
Hostages – Invisible Leash airs Monday, September 30 AT 10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.