Apple TV Plus has unveiled the dates of the new seasons of its original series The Mosquito Coast, which restarts with its high-voltage journey in the second season from November 4 on the platform; the work comedy Mythic Quest which returns for the third season on November 11; the spy drama Slow Horses which returns with the second season on December 2; the anthology Little America (already nominated for an Independent Spirit Award) which returns with eight new episodes from December 9th.
The new seasons will be presented alongside a growing range of series and films that will debut on Apple’s streaming platform this fall, including Peter Farrelly’s latest film “A Beer at the Front” with Zac Efron available from September 30; “Shantaram,” the Charlie Hunnam series based on Gregory David Roberts’ international novel coming October 14; “Causeway,” the new Apple Original film starring and produced by Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence, which will debut November 4; “Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me”, the new docufilm about singer, songwriter, actress, producer, entrepreneur and activist Selena Gomez, available November 4 on Apple TV Plus.
THE MOSQUITO COAST, second season from November 4th
Based on Paul Theroux’s bestseller and starring Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish and Gabriel Bateman, The Mosquito Coast follows the perilous journey of Allie Fox, a radical idealist and brilliant inventor, who uproots her family for Mexico when she suddenly finds herself on the run from the US government, cartels and hit men. In the second season, the Foxes venture into the Guatemalan jungle to meet an old friend and her wanted community; this new refuge, however, creates a lot of problems for the family who gets caught up in a conflict between the scions of a local drug lord. When Allie and Margot disagree about settling down or continuing to move, they decide to go their separate ways to secure their family’s future. From the outcome of this choice it will be understood whether the Fox family will divide forever or will unite even more …
The second season of The Mosquito Coast is produced by Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer, Stefan Schwartz, Evan Katz, Rupert Wyatt, author Paul Theroux and series star Justin Theroux. Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen and Bob Bookman are executive producers for Veritas Entertainment Group. The series is created for television by Neil Cross who is also an executive producer. Developed by Neil Cross and Tom Bissell, The Mosquito Coast is a Fremantle production for Apple TV Plus.
MYTHIC QUEST, third season starting November 11th
On November 11 the work comedy returns with the third season consisting of 10 episodes Mythic Quest of creators Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Megan Ganz following the adventures of the team of video game developers tasked with devising new worlds, molding heroes and creating legends. But the hard-fought battles don’t happen in the game, but in the office … squabbles of his bosses. At Mythic Quest, David settles into his new role as boss, in which he truly finds himself in command for the first time, as Jo returns as his assistant, more loyal and militant than ever, and Carol tries to figure out where she belongs. in the team after a new promotion. In Berkeley, Rachel struggles to keep her morals in balance with capitalism, while Brad tries to return to society as a changed man after jail time.
Mythic Quest is produced by Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, who are executive producers on behalf of their company RCG, Michael Rotenberg and Nicholas Frenkel on behalf of 3Arts, and Jason Altman, Danielle Kreinik and Gérard Guillemot for Ubisoft Film and Television. David Hornsby and Megan Ganz are also executive producers. The series is produced for Apple TV Plus by Lionsgate, 3 Arts Entertainment and Ubisoft.
SLOW HORSES, second season from 2nd December
After the first season, the spy series Slow Horses has been renewed for two new seasons which will be adapted from the upcoming novels in the CWA Gold Dagger winner Mick Herron’s “Slough House” series. Starring Academy Award winner Gary Oldman, the second season – from December 2 with the first two episodes, followed by a new weekly episode, every Friday through December 30 – is directed by Jeremy Lovering and sees some long-buried Cold War secrets re-emerge. that threaten to lead to carnage on the streets of London. When the relationship with the Russians takes a fatal turn, our hapless heroes must learn to overcome their individual failures and raise the bar to avoid a potentially catastrophic accident.
Slow Horses is a darkly humorous spy drama and follows a team of British intelligence agents serving in an MI5 landfill department, not fondly known as Slough House. Gary Oldman plays Jackson Lamb, the bright but short-tempered spy leader who ends up in Slough House due to career-ending mistakes, as they often find themselves wandering through the smoke and mirrors of the spy world. Alongside him, an award-winning cast that includes Oscar nominee Kristin, Scott Thomas, BAFTA Scotland Award winner Jack Lowden, Saskia Reeves, Rosalind Eleazar, Christopher Chung, Freddie Fox, Chris Reilly, Samuel West, Sophie Okonedo, Aimee -Ffion Edwards, Kadiff Kirwan and Oscar nominee Jonathan Pryce.
The series Slow Horses is produced for Apple TV Plus by See-Saw Films and adapted for television by Will Smith (Veep – Incompetent Vice President). Jamie Laurenson, Hakan Kousetta, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Douglas Urbanski, Gail Mutrux, Will Smith, Jane Robertson and Graham Yost serve as executive producers on the series. The third season is directed by Saul Metzstein.
LITTLE AMERICA, second season from December 9th
Inspired by the true stories published on Epic Magazine by Vox Media Studios, Little America is the BAFTA, Independent Spirit, NAACP Image and GLAAD Media Award nominated series that goes beyond the headlines to look at the funniest, most romantic, passionate, inspiring, surprising and most relevant stories of immigrants to America ever.
From an idea of executive producers Lee Eisenberg, Emmy nominee, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, Oscar nominee, Oscar winner Siân Heder, Emmy award winner Alan Yang and Epic Magazine, the second season of the series – with eight new installments from December 9 – will explore eight stories inspired by the lives of real people from around the world, including a Belizian woman (Stacy Rose) who works for a New York Hasidic family, a Korean (Ki Hong Lee) who produces hats for the black ecclesiastical community in 1980s Detroit and the story of a 40-year-old Japanese woman from Columbus, Ohio (Shiori Ideta), whose dream is to create a women’s baseball league to fulfill her everlasting passion for this sport.
Little America is written by Lee Eisenberg (WeCrashed, The Office, Good Boys – Those Bad Boys), who is also an executive producer and showrunner; Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick – Marriage can be avoided … love cannot, Silicon Valley), Emily V. Gordon (The Big Sick – Marriage can be avoided … love cannot), Alan Yang (Master of None, Parks and Recreation), Siân Heder (TAIL, Tallulah, Orange Is the New Black), Joshuah Bearman of Epic Magazine (Argon), Joshua Davis (Spare Parts) and Arthur Spector (Breaking). Siân Heder is also co-showrunner with Lee Eisenberg. The series is produced for Apple TV Plus by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.