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Apple TV Plus To Premiere ‘The Mosquito Coast’ on April 30

Apple TV Plus' 'The Mosquito Coast'
Apple TV Plus' 'The Mosquito Coast' (Image credit: Apple TV Plus )

Apple TV Plus will premiere its new original drama series The Mosquito Coast on April 30 by streaming the show's first two episodes.

The series, based on the best-selling book by Paul Theroux, stars Justin Theroux as an inventor who uproots his family for Mexico when they suddenly find themselves on the run from the U.S. government.

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The seven-episode series also stars Melissa George, Logan Polis and Gabriel Bateman. The series is executive produced by Neil Cross, Rupert Wyatt, Paul Theroux, Justin Theroux and Edward McDonnell. 

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Theroux's book was also the basis for a1986 The Mosquito Coast film that starred Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, Andre Gregory and River Phoenix.