“The Mosquito Coast” the long-awaited drama series adapted from the best-selling novel and starring Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish and Gabriel Bateman, will premiere worldwide with the first two episodes on Friday, April 30, followed by new episodes every Friday on Apple TV +.
The news was unveiled in the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter 2021 issue, along with a first look at the Apple Original series.
From award-winning novelist and creator Neil Cross and based on Paul Theroux’s best-selling book, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, “The Mosquito Coast” is a gripping adventure and character drama that follows the dangerous journey of a radical idealist and brilliant inventor, Allie Fox (played by Justin Theroux), who moves his family around Mexico when they suddenly find themselves on the run from the United States government.
The seven-episode series is produced by creator Neil Cross alongside Rupert Wyatt, who also directs the first two episodes, author Paul Theroux, star Justin Theroux, and Edward L. McDonnell. Bob Bookman, Alan Gasmer and Peter Jaysen also serve as executive producers for Veritas Entertainment Group. “The Mosquito Coast” is a Fremantle production.