The Resort (TV series)
|Created by||Andy Siara|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Production location||Puerto Rico|
|Running time||31–39 min|
|Distributor||NBCUniversal Syndication Studios|
|Original release||July 28, 2022 –|
The Resort is an American dark comedy mystery television series created for Peacock by Andy Siara. The series stars William Jackson Harper and Cristin Milioti as a married couple on vacation at a holiday resort for their 10th anniversary, where they are drawn into a mystery that took place fifteen years before. It premiered on Peacock on July 28, 2022.
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Noah and Emma are vacationing in the Mayan Riviera for their 10th anniversary. Noah has been content with life, whereas Emma feels like their marriage isn't advancing. They are then pulled into an unsolved mystery of two missing persons from fifteen years ago, which tests the resolve of their marriage.
- Cristin Milioti as Emma
- William Jackson Harper as Noah
- Luis Gerardo Méndez as Baltasar Frías, head of security at the resort circa 2007
- Skyler Gisondo as Sam Lawford, a tourist who disappeared in 2007
- Nina Bloomgarden as Violet Thompson, a tourist who disappeared in 2007
- Gabriela Cartol as Luna, a resort concierge
- Nick Offerman as Murray Thompson, the father of Violet, vacationing with her in 2007
- Dylan Baker as Carl Lawford, Sam's dad
- Becky Ann Baker as Jan Lawford, Sam's mom
- Debby Ryan as Hanna, Sam's girlfriend
- Ben Sinclair as Alexander Vasilakis, Oceana Vista owner
- Ricardo Laboy as Oliver, Oceana Vista bartender
- Carlos Rivera Marchand as Edwin, Oceana Vista concierge
- Gisela Rosario Ramos as Abigail, Oceana Vista landscaper
- Michael Hitchcock as Ted, vacationing with his husband, also called Ted, who befriends Emma and Noah.
- Parvesh Cheena as Ted, vacationing with his husband, also called Ted, who befriends Emma and Noah.
- Sergio Calderón as Silverio Narro, a detective who was forced into retirement after looking into the disappearance of Sam and Violet.
- Luis Guzmán as Illan Iberra, author of the novel La Desilusión del Tiempo
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|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date|
|1||"The Disappointment of Time"||Ben Sinclair||Andy Siara||July 28, 2022|
|2||"A Noxious Toothworm"||Ben Sinclair||Andy Siara||July 28, 2022|
|3||"Tempus Exhaurire"||Ben Sinclair||Vivian Barnes||July 28, 2022|
|4||"A History of Forgetting"||Ben Sinclair||Manuel Alcalá||August 4, 2022|
|5||"El Espejo"||Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia||Mara Vargas Jackson||August 11, 2022|
|6||"Hünch fò Llub Sēēth"||Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia||Dagny Atencio Looper||August 18, 2022|
|7||"La Pubertad del Matrimonio"||Ariel Kleiman||Joey Siara||August 25, 2022|
|8||"The Disillusionment of Time"||Ariel Kleiman||Teleplay by : Allison Miller & Derek Pastuszek|
Story by : Allison Miller
|September 1, 2022|
In February 2020, it was reported that UCP was developing the dark comedy series The Resort from Sam Esmail and Andy Siara. In June 2021, it was announced Peacock had ordered the series, with Siara serving as a writer and Esmail serving as an executive producer under his Esmail Corp banner.
In January 2022, Luis Gerardo Méndez, Nina Bloomgarden, and Gabriela Cartol joined the cast in series regular roles, with Debby Ryan, Dylan Baker and Michael Hitchcock set to recur. In March 2022, William Jackson Harper, Cristin Milioti, Skyler Gisondo, and Nick Offerman joined the cast in series regular roles, while Ben Sinclair and Parvesh Cheena joined the cast in recurring capacity.
Principal photography was began in March 2022, in Puerto Rico, and wrapped by May 2022. Executive producer Ben Sinclair directed the first four episodes. The fifth and sixth episodes were directed by filmmaking duo Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia, with Ariel Kleiman directing the final two episodes.
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On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 86% of 36 critics' reviews are positive, with an average rating of 7.50/10. The website's consensus reads, "The Resort teases more mysteries than it can satisfyingly pay off, but its likable cast and jaunty tone make for a compulsively watchable vacation." Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, rated the series with a score of 70 out of 100, based on 16 critic reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
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Source: "The Resort (TV series)", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, March 10th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Resort_(TV_series).
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