Synopsis: 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. (Courtesy Apple TV+, 2021)
Justin Theroux as Allie Fox
Melissa George as Margot Fox
Logan Polish as Dina Fox
Gabriel Bateman as Charlie Fox
The seven-episode first season is created for television and executive produced by Neil Cross. Also executive producing are Rupert Wyatt, who directs the first two episodes, 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+.
Season One Episode Guide (Apple TV+)
1-01 Lights Out--04/30/2021
when the U.S. government finally tracks them down, the off-the-grid Fox family flees to begin a new life.
1-02 First Of The Gang To Die--04/30/2021
As the story continues, the Foxes enlist the help of two coyotes who promise to take them across the U.S. border into Mexico.