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Behind The Scenes Look at Lifetime’s Blue Lagoon

Written by Alexander Tucker   // 06/06/2012

Blue LagoonLifetime TV’s “Blue Lagoon: The Awakening,” starring Denise Richards premieres on Saturday, June 16th.





Lifetime’s “Blue Lagoon: The Awakening” follows the story of two teens who are stranded on an island after being lost off sea on their way to Trinidad. In this made for TV movie, Denise Richards stars as the distraught mother, Indiana Evans plays the role of Emma Robinson, and Brendon Thwaites plays the role of  her love interest, Dean McMullen. The story follows them as they try to survive on the island and fall in love with one another. Christopher Atkinson, who played the role of Richard in the 1980′s version opposite Brooke Shields, plays the role of Mr. Christiansen.

The Blue Lagoon is a romance novel written by Henry De Vere Stacpoole, first published in 1908. ”Blue Lagoon” is the first of the Blue Lagoon trilogy, the second story was entitled, “The Garden of God,” and the third was called ”The Gates of Morning.” The original movie versions of “Blue Lagoon” were created in 1923 and 1949, based on the same-name novel.

The most popular movie version was the 1980 movie starring Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins. A 1991 version called, “Return to the Blue Lagoon” starred Milla Jovovich and Brian Krause.

The Lifetime TV version of “Blue Lagoon: The Awakening” is much anticipated.


Behind The Scenes Look at “Blue Lagoon”


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