Check out the The Mosquito Coast Teaser Trailer of this Apple Original series adapted from the best-selling novel. There have been several versions. You may know of the 1986 film which starred Harrison Ford?

We were part of the Television Critics Association Winter 2021 Press Tour where the news of the series was unveiled. We will have our article on what the star, Justin Theroux, and the man who created it, Paul Theroux, had to say up in the next 24 hours. Check back for this!

The Mosquito Coast Teaser Trailer

The Mosquito Coast Lowdown

The Apple series stars Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish and Gabriel Bateman. It will premiere globally from Friday, April 30, 2021. However this is only first two episodes but they will be followed by new episodes every Friday on Apple TV+.

The Mosquito Coast, Episode 1 – Charlie Fox (Gabriel Bateman) ©2021 Apple TV+
The Mosquito Coast, Episode 1 – Dina Fox (Logan Polish) ©2021 Apple TV+

This new show is 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. It follows the dangerous journey of a radical idealist and brilliant inventor, Allie Fox (here played by Justin Theroux). We see him uproot his family for Mexico when they suddenly find themselves on the run from the US government!

The Mosquito Coast, Episode 1 – Margot Fox (Melissa George) ©2021 Apple TV+

Production Crew

The seven-episode series is created for television and executive produced by Neil Cross. Also executive producing are Rupert Wyatt, who directs the first two episodes. Others also include author Paul Theroux, star Justin Theroux and Edward L McDonnell.

Then we have Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen and Bob Bookman who 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+.