‘The Mosquito Coast’ Star Melissa George Hasn’t Read the Book, But She Did Do ‘a Weird Thing’ to Prepare (Video)

‘The Mosquito Coast’ Star Melissa George Hasn’t Read the Book, But She Did Do ‘a Weird Thing’ to Prepare (Video)
Apple TV+’s “Mosquito Coast” series is an adaptation of the acclaimed 1981 novel by star Justin Theroux’s uncle, but Melissa George didn’t read the book to prepare for her part on the show, nor did she watch the film adaptation starring Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren. She did “a weird thing” instead.

“I spoke to a therapist as Margot until the third session, when they realized I was an actress,” George, who was joined by co-star Logan Polish, said Thursday during a discussion for TheWrap’s Emmys Screening Series. “Everyone laughs, but I’m telling you — it is very effective.”

George’s character is Margot Fox, the wife of Theroux’s character who, along with their two children, travels with him to Latin America as they flee the U.S. government. Polish plays her daughter, Dina.

“We go to talk to somebody when we need help for our life.
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