The Mosquito Coast has been canceled at AppleTV+ after two seasons, The Hollywood Reporter has realized.
The present follows Justin Theroux’s Allie Fox, “a superb inventor and cussed idealist, who uproots his household on a harmful quest to search out refuge from the U.S. authorities, cartels and hitmen,” the logline reads.
The information comes two weeks after the finale of season two, which noticed the Foxes enterprise deep into Guatemalan jungles to satisfy up with a neighborhood of refugees. In line with the streamer, “At odds about whether or not to quiet down or maintain transferring, Allie and Margot [Melissa George] pursue completely different paths to safe their household’s future. The result of which can both unite the household or tear it aside ceaselessly.”
The Mosquito Coast relies on the best-selling novel of the identical title by Theroux’s uncle Paul Theroux. The actor mentioned the present’s first season served as a prequel for the novel and the 1986 film that starred Harrison Ford as Allie Fox. And whereas showrunner Neil Cross tried to stay to the ebook’s storyline, there have been some issues he and Theroux agreed to alter for the collection.
“We made a pair elementary modifications from the ebook and the film,” The Leftovers actor beforehand informed THR. “We needed to push Margot, who didn’t even have the title Margot within the ebook or the film; she was simply referred to as Mom. However we needed to offer her company. We architecturally considered her as the true patriarch of the household, and Allie as nearly one of many youngsters. After which we needed to alter the older youngster into a woman and provides her company as properly. It dawned on us that if these two youngsters have been raised in such a closed circuit, they might not be as developed — and even devolved — because the mother and father.”
Logan Polish and Gabriel Bateman additionally starred in The Mosquito Coast.