Video interview with Gabriel Bateman (‘The Mosquito Coast’)

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“Children are written like real people” Gabriel Bateman says he played a complicated teenager in Apple TV Plus’s seven-episode drama series “The Mosquito Coast”. He admits it’s “one of my favorite things on the show.” He adds, “They do things realistically and deal with things realistically, which makes it very easy to hang on as a member of the audience.” Watch our exclusive video interview above.

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“The Mosquito Coast” is based on the author’s 1981 novel Paul Theroux, the uncle of the star of the series Justin theroux (“The Leftovers”), who plays Allie Fox, an idealistic inventor who uproots his family on a dangerous quest across Mexico to flee the US government. The ambitious action drama was developed by Neil cross (“Luther”) and author Tom bissell, who also produces the series alongside Rupert wyatt, who directs the first two episodes, Justin and Paul Theroux, Edward L. McDonnell, Alan gasmer, Pierre Jaysen and Bob Bookman.

Melissa George (“In Treatment”) stars as Allie’s mysterious and elusive wife, Margot Fox, alongside Logan Polish like their teenage daughter Dina and Bateman like their son Charlie. “The Mosquito Coast”, which was previously adapted by Peter Weir in the 1986 film with Harrison ford, aims to be more faithful to the source material by exploring why Allie and Margot are fleeing the U.S. government and stepping off the grid.

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Right from the show’s opening scene, not only do audiences have no idea what the Foxes are running from, Dina and Charlie are also largely in the dark. Audiences keep guessing from the get-go as the family embark on a perilous journey across the Mexican border, piecing the story together through the eyes of Allie and Margot’s teenage children.

“They sort of react like most people would when they don’t know the whole situation,” says Bateman. “I think it brings so much more suspense because you don’t know how bad it is,” he says. “Obviously they have a lot of issues, but you still don’t really know the extent of those and towards the end you start to catch up and realize how much they got into a mess. “

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