The Resort: UK release date, trailer, and cast with Cristin Millioti

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William Jackson Harper, Cristin Millioti and Nick Offerman stars in The Resort, a new dark comedy from the writers of Mr. Robot and Palm Springs

The Resort, a new mystery thriller set in Mexico, comes to Peacock, UK on Friday July 29th.

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The series, which stars William Jackson Harper and Cristin Millioti as a married couple, was created by Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot) and Andy Siara (Palm Springs).

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Here’s everything you need to know about the resort.

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What is The Resort about?

The Resort is about Noah and Emma, ​​two married teachers who take a vacation to celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary. During their stay in the Riviera Maya, they are slowly drawn into the mystery of a disappearance that happened fifteen years ago – and their attempts to solve this mystery further strains their already ailing marriage.

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Peacock’s official description of the series describes it as “a cross-generational, coming-of-age love story disguised as a fast-paced mystery about the disappointments of time.”

Who is starring in The Resort?

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Cristin Milioti as Emma and William Jackson Harper as Noah pose for a photo in front of a sign that reads “Bahia del Paraiso” (Credit: Peacock)

William Jackson Harper plays Noah, a teacher who is happily married. Harper is best known for playing Chidi Anagonye in The Good Place, Mike Schur’s philosophical afterlife comedy, but you may also know him from the rom-com Love Life, the Charlie Brooker satire Death to 2021, adapted by Barry Jenkins The Underground Railroad, and the film Midsommar.

Cristin Millioti plays Emma, ​​a teacher who feels her marriage is not moving forward. Millioti has appeared in Black Mirror, the time warp film Palm Springs, the satirical sci-fi film Made for Love and Charlie Brooker’s Death to 2021, but she may still be best known for playing the mother in How I Met Your Mother .

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Nick Offerman plays Murray Thompson. Offerman is best known for playing Ron Swanson in Parks and Recreation, but you may also know him from Fargo, Devs, The Founder, or Hotel Transylvania 2.

They are joined by Debby Ryan (Jessie), Skyler Gisondo (Licorice Pizza), Luis Gerardo Méndez (The Noble Family), married couple Dylan and Becky Ann Baker (The Good Wife; Girls), and Parvesh Cheena (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend). ) among other things.

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Who writes and directs The Resort?

The series was created by Sam Esmail, best known as the showrunner of Mr. Robot, and Andy Siara, best known for writing the film Palm Springs (which also starred Millioti).

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Siara wrote the first four episodes of The Resort, which is directed by Ben Sinclair (High Maintenance, Betty, Dave).

Is there a trailer for The Resort?

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Yes there is! You can watch it right here.

When and how can I see The Resort?

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In the UK, The Resort is coming to Peacock on Friday 29th July. Peacock is available in the UK as an add-on to certain Sky packages so you can watch it on Sky and NOW TV.

In the US, The Resort is coming to Peacock on Thursday, July 29th.

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The first three episodes will be available at launch, with the remaining episodes airing weekly thereafter.

How many episodes does The Resort have?

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There are eight episodes in the first series of The Resort. The first three episodes will be available at launch, with the remaining episodes airing weekly thereafter.

The final episode will air in the UK on Friday September 2nd.

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Where does the resort play?

The resort is set in the Riviera Maya in the fictional Oceana Vista Resort. The Riviera Maya, as it is also known, is located south of Cancun in Mexico.

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The resort itself was filmed in Puerto Rico, approximately 1,300 miles from the Riviera Maya.

Why should I see The Resort?

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It’s one to watch if you like dark comedy, if you like Harper and Millioti, or if you enjoyed The White Lotus last year.

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