Amazon Prime Video’s original series ‘Alex Rider’ has already become a huge hit worldwide, with its second season confirmed even before production begins in the Americas.
And in an EXCLUSIVE interview with journalist and critic Rafa Gomes, production showrunner Guy Burt provided previously unseen details related to the new cycle, revealing the scheduled start of filming for upcoming episodes:
“Filming for the new season begins in early 2021, between February and March, but I still don’t have the exact recording schedule. But I can say that production will start around this time, in the spring [do hemisfério norte]”.
Throughout the discussion, Burt also revealed that Alex’s best friend Tom – played by Brenock O’Connor (“ Game of Thrones ”) – will have significantly greater significance next season, joining the youngster. spy:
“Tom surprises everyone in the last episode and proves he is capable of more than we expected. After all, he’s the one who saves Alex. When everyone doubts the identity of the real Alex Rider, only he can save him. And it will increase even more in the next cycle, with much greater significance. But Tom is not a spy, he does not have the size and all the necessary characteristics, but he has his skills and knows how to manage. And we’ll see the two working together in one way or another. He’s a loyal and trustworthy guy and it’s going to be good to give him more room to develop the following season.
Check out the subtitled trailer:
When Alex Rider finds out that his uncle Ian was killed in the line of duty as a British spy – and not in a car accident, as he’s been told – everything changes for this normal teenager. Soon Alex is approached by Alan Blunt, head of a top-secret branch of MI6 known as The Department, who reveals that he has been unknowingly trained since childhood for the dangerous world of espionage. Pressed to leave his old life, Alex goes undercover to investigate the connection between the deaths of two billionaires and a remote boarding school called Point Blanc. Upon arriving, he discovers that the students are guinea pigs of the megalomaniac school principal’s project, in an attempt to take control of their families’ business empires. Aided by his friends, Alex will expose the global intrigue network and begin his career as MI6’s youngest secret asset.
Otto Farrant plays the main character. The cast also includes Ronke Adekoluejo, Haluk Bilginer, Nyasha Hatendi, Vicky McClure and Jon Moore.
It should be remembered that the series has already been renewed for the 2nd season.
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