Melissa George is putting down stakes alongside Mosquito Coast, Apple TV+’s forthcoming drama sequence starring fellow Alias alum Justin Theroux.
Based totally on the novel by Justin’s uncle Paul Theroux, Mosquito Coast follows an idealistic inventor named Allie (Theroux) as he uproots his family and takes them to the jungles of Central America to start out out a model new life. George — who most not too way back starred reverse Sean Penn in Hulu’s one-and-done The First — will play Allie’s partner Margot.
The Mosquito Coast cast moreover consists of relative newcomer Logan Polish (as Dina, Margot and Allie’s teenage daughter) and Stalker alum Gabriel Bateman (as Charlie, Margot and Allie’s son and youngest child.)
Luther creator Neil Cross co-wote the first episode (with Tom Bissell) and may operate showrunner and EP. Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) will direct numerous episodes and in addition operate an EP.
The e guide was beforehand tailor-made as a 1986 film starring Harrison Ford in Theroux’s place.