Video: Ransom’s Luke Roberts & Frank Spotnitz

NEW YORK: TV Drama’s Anna Carugati caught up with Ransom‘s Frank Spotnitz, co-creator and exec producer, and star Luke Roberts to discuss the suspenseful series and how it draws on real experiences and source materials.

Inspired by the real-life cases of international crisis negotiator Laurent Combalbert, the prime-time thriller Ransom is being rolled out globally by Entertainment One. The series is produced as a collaboration for four major free-to-air broadcast partners: Canada’s Global, TF1 in France, RTL in Germany and CBS in the U.S. Executive Producers Frank Spotnitz (The X-Files, The Man in the High Castle) and David Vainola (Combat Hospital, Diamonds) are behind the new hostage drama, while Luke Roberts (Black Sails, Game of Thrones) leads the cast.