Christopher Atkins had only appeared in one guest-starring role on The Streets of San Francisco before joining Brooke Shields in the classic romantic adventure The Blue Lagoon. The role made him an international star practically overnight, and he hasn't stopped working ever since. 32 years after his breakthrough role, Christopher Atkins stars in Blue Lagoon: The Awakening, a two-hour Lifetime TV movie debuting Saturday, June 16 at 8 PM ET. The actor plays a teacher searching for two missing students (Indiana Evans and Brenton Thwaites), who have drifted onto a desolate island. Take a look at our exclusive video interview with Christopher Atkins for this upcoming TV movie, along with the trailer and four clips.

Blue Lagoon: The Awakening, starring Christopher Atkins, Denise Richards, Indiana Evans and Brenton Thwaites, debuts Saturday, June 16 at 8 PM ET on Lifetime.