RELATED STORIES Alex Rider, a coming-of-age spy dramatization based upon the very successful Anthony Horowitz novels, has actually discovered a U.S. home on IMDb TV, where it will certainly premiere Friday, Nov. 13.
The series initially premiered on Prime Video in the UK and also Ireland on June 4, and results from strike Prime Video Australia on July 31 (one week ahead of its arrival on Prime Video in Germany as well as Austria).
Otto Farrant (The White Queen) headlines the series as Alex Rider, a London-based teenager who has unknowingly been educated given that childhood for the harmful globe of reconnaissance. Pressed to aid explore his uncle’s death (and also exactly how it links to the murder of two high-profile billionaires), Alex unwillingly thinks a brand-new identification and also goes undercover in a remote boarding institution called Point Blanc. Separated far above the snowline in the French Alps, Point Blanc declares to establish the struggling adolescent kids of the ultra-rich back onto the ideal track. As Alex digs much deeper, he finds the pupils are in reality the topics of a disturbing plan which Alex will have to risk his life to stop.
The cast additionally includes Stephen Dillane (Game of Thrones), Vicky McClure (BBC Two’s Line of Duty), Brenock O’Connor (Game of Thrones), Ronkẹ Adékọluẹ́jọ́, Ace Bhatt, Marli Siu (CBBC Online’s Dixi), Nyasha Hatendi (Casual) and also Andrew Buchan (Broadchurch).
Of note, Alex Rider was previously played by Alex Pettyfer (I Am Number Four) in a 2006 attribute movie based upon the first book in the franchise business, Stormbreaker.
“I’ve been delighted by the response Alex Rider has received on Amazon Prime Video in the UK,” writer as well as executive manufacturer Anthony Horowitz said in a statement. “Everyone concurs that Otto Farrant is the ideal Alex and that the program absolutely toenails the book. It’s everything I might have hoped for as well as I’m confident that customers in the U.S., Germany, Latin America and lots of various other regions will certainly agree.”
“With a 20-year literary history, the brand and also famous character of Alex Rider reverberates with followers around the world,” IMDb TELEVISION web content principals Lauren Anderson as well as Ryan Pirozzi stated. “We couldn’t be happier to have IMDb TELEVISION as the unique U.S. home for this franchise business as well as are excited to provide clients a beautifully-executed, coming-of-age thriller featuring this dynamic ensemble cast.”