The Mosquito Coast trailer starring Justin Theroux and Melissa George
Apple TV+ has released the official trailer for their upcoming series adaptation of The Mosquito Coast, based on author Paul Theroux’s best-selling novel of the same name. The seven-episode adaptation is set to premiere its first two episodes on Friday, April 30 followed by new episodes every Friday on Apple TV+. Check out The Mosquito Coast trailer in the player below!
The video features Justin Theroux’s Allie Fox as he takes his family on the run in order to protect them from the government. However, their hiding will become more difficult when their two kids struggle to understand and adjust their current situation.
The Mosquito Coast tells a gripping adventure and character drama centered on the dangerous journey of radical idealist and brilliant inventor Allie Fox as he uproots his family for Mexico when they suddenly find themselves on the run from the US government. At every turn of their adventure, they encounter increasing threats and intensifying moral choices from which there’s no turning back.
The series adaptation will be led by The Leftovers alum Justin Theroux, who is the nephew of the novel’s author. He will be joined by Golden Globe nominee Melissa George (The Eddy, Triangle), Logan Polish (The Astronaut Farmer), Gabriel Bateman (Lights Out, Child’s Play) and Kimberly Elise (Ad Astra, Hit the Floor).
Developed for television by Neil Cross (Luther), The Mosquito Coast series is being executive produced by Cross and Rupert Wyatt, who is also serving as the director. Executive producers are Paul and Justin Theroux, Edward L. CmDonnell and Veritas Entertainment Group’s Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen and Bob Bookman, with Freemantle Production having produced the series.
The book was previously adapted by director Peter Weir in 1986 and starred Harrison Ford. Click here to purchase the original film adaptation of The Mosquito Coast!