Melissa George has been cast in Mosquito Coast, a series adaptation of the novel which became a 1986 film starring Harrison Ford.
The series will star Justin Theroux (The Leftovers, Alias) for Apple TV+.
Justin’s uncle Paul Theroux wrote the novel which follows an idealistic inventor named Allie (Theroux) as he uproots his family and takes them to the jungles of Central America to start a new life.
George will play Allie’s wife Margot.
The cast also includes newcomer Logan Polish and Gabriel Bateman.
Co-writer Neil Cross (Luther) will serve as showrunner and Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) will direct.
Source: TV Line