AppleTV+ enjoys enormous success thanks to one of its original series: “The Mosquito Coast”. It is based on the novel of the same name written by Paul Therouxwhich had already had an adaptation in 1986 directed by Peter Weir and starring Harrison Ford.
Critics and the public have welcomed Apple’s output with open arms, and it remains at the top of the rankings of the platform since the premiere of its second season.
What is “The Mosquito Coast” about?
The plot is all about Allie Foxbrilliant inventor and idealist who decides to move with his family to Central America to escape city life and settle in a utopian world. But that’s not easy, as they will soon be persecuted by the US government.
Critics gave very favorable reviews of Neil Cross’s original idea. In the IMDb, a site specializing in films and series, obtained an average score of 6.9 out of 13,000 reviews; On the other hand, the website Rotten tomatoes gave it a 67% approval rating from critics and a 63% rating from outlet critics.
Also, the protagonist of the series is played by the famous actor Justin Therouxwhich nephew of the author of the novel which the series is inspired by.
Main cast of the series
- Justin Theroux – Allie Fox
- Melissa George-Margot Fox
- Gabriel Bateman-Charlie Fox
- Polish Logan – Dina Fox
- Ian Hart-William Lee
- Natalia Cordova-Buckley – Isela
- Claudia Pineda – Silvia
- Daniel Raymont – William the Baptist
The series finished previewing its second season last week. The former has 7 chapters, while the latter consists of 10.
Main production team
- Metin Hüseyin and Metin Hüseyin – conductor
- Mark V. Olsen and Neil Cross – screenplay
- Gideon Yago – production
- Anya Leta – production
- Peter Jaysen – production
- Antonio Pinto – soundtrack
- Alejandro Martínez and Christopher LaVasseur – cinematographer
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