Apple Renews The Mosquito Coast for Second Season


The Mosquito Coast, a drama series starring Justin Theroux and Melissa George, has been picked up for a second season by Apple TV+.

From novelist Neil Cross and based on the best-selling book by Paul Theroux, The Mosquito Coast follows the dangerous journey of radical idealist and brilliant inventor Allie Fox (Theroux), who uproots his family for Mexico when they find themselves on the run from the U.S. government. The season one finale of The Mosquito Coast debuts on Apple TV+ on Friday, June 4.

The seven-episode series is created for television and executive produced by Cross. Executive producers also include Paul Theroux, Justin Theroux, Rupert Wyatt and Edward L. McDonnell. Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen and Bob Bookman also serve as executive producers for Veritas Entertainment Group. It was developed by Cross and Tom Bissell.

Matt Cherniss, Apple’s head of programming, said: “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. We can’t wait to find out what comes next for the Fox family, and for audiences to continue to experience the thrill ride.”