'Hostages' EP explains title is a metaphor, Season 1 won't just be a family trapped in a living room

"Hostages", CBS' new drama starring Toni Collette and Dylan McDermott, won't just be a show about a family being held hostage in their living room, executive producer Jeffrey Nachmanoff promises. In fact, the title "Hostages" is not as literal as you might think."The name 'Hostages,' it's really a metaphor. It's not a show about people who are held hostage the entire time," Nachmanoff said during the 'Hostages' panel at CBS' press tour on Monday (July 29). "It's about how these people are hostages to who they are and the decisions they've made and the situation they're in. And that may mean later on they're out and about in the world."The thriller, from executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer, centers around a family taken hostage in their own home as the mother -- a surgeon caught in the middle of a grand political conspiracy -- is ordered to assassinate the President of the United States in order...



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