The story of the Fox family will continue on Apple TV+. The streaming service has renewed The Mosquito Coast for a second season. The first season of seven episodes concludes this Friday.
A dramatic series based on the 1981 novel by Paul Theroux, The Mosquito Coast TV show stars Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish, and Gabriel Bateman, with John J. Concado, Kimberly Elise, and Scotty Tovar in recurring roles. The story follows the dangerous journey of a radical idealist and brilliant inventor, Allie Fox (Justin Theroux), and his family — wife Margot (George), teenage daughter Dina (Polish), and young son Charlie (Bateman). After they suddenly find themselves in trouble with the United States government, the patriarch uproots his family and they go on the run to Mexico.
Here’s the renewal announcement:
Apple renews critically acclaimed hit drama “The Mosquito Coast” for season two
Starring Justin Theroux and Melissa George, the thrilling season finale of “The Mosquito Coast” debuts Friday, June 4 on Apple TV+
Following its widely acclaimed global debut, Apple TV+ announced today that the gripping drama series, “The Mosquito Coast,” produced by Fremantle, has been picked up for a second season. Hailed by critics and fans alike for standout performances by stars Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish and Gabriel Bateman, the renewal was announced ahead of the highly anticipated season one finale, premiering globally this Friday on Apple TV+.
“’The Mosquito Coast’ has captured the imagination of viewers all over the world, not only because of its adrenaline-fueled action and adventure but also for the engaging family story and captivating performances at its heart,” said Matt Cherniss, Apple’s head of programming. “We can’t wait to find out what comes next for the Fox family, and for audiences to continue to experience the thrill ride.”
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. Executive producers also include author Paul Theroux, star Justin Theroux, Rupert Wyatt and Edward L. McDonnell. Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen and Bob Bookman also serve as executive producers for Veritas Entertainment Group. Developed by Neil Cross & Tom Bissell, “The Mosquito Coast” is a Fremantle Production for Apple TV+.
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What do you think? Have you watched the first season of The Mosquito Coast on Apple TV+? Are you planning to tune in for season two?