Starring Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish and Gabriel Bateman
Highly anticipated drama series from award-winning novelist and creator Neil Cross, and directed by Rupert Wyatt premieres globally, Friday, April 30, 2021 on Apple TV+
Apple TV+ released today the official trailer for “The Mosquito Coast,” the widely anticipated drama series adapted from the best-selling novel and starring Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish and Gabriel Bateman. “The Mosquito Coast” will premiere globally with the first two episodes on Friday, April 30, followed by new episodes every Friday on Apple TV+.
From award-winning novelist Neil Cross, and based on the best-selling book by Paul Theroux which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, “The Mosquito Coast” is a gripping adventure and layered character drama following the dangerous journey of a radical idealist and brilliant inventor, Allie Fox (played by Justin Theroux), who uproots his family for Mexico when they suddenly find themselves on the run from the US government.
The seven-episode series is created for television and executive produced by Neil Cross. Rupert Wyatt directs the first two episodes and serves as executive producer alongside author Paul Theroux, star Justin Theroux and Edward L. McDonnell. Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen and Bob Bookman also serve as executive producers for Veritas Entertainment Group. Developed by Neil Cross and Tom Bissell, “The Mosquito Coast” is a Fremantle Production for Apple TV+.
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