‘Alex Rider’: Season 2 Gets Trailer & December Premiere On IMDb TV

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11 Oct 21

Alex Rider is set to return for Season 2 as IMDb TV releases a trailer for the teen spy drama, which will shift on to Amazon’s newly launched free streaming service in the UK when it airs this December.

Produced by Eleventh Hour Films, ‘Alex Rider’ is a spy-thriller series based on the popular book franchise written by Anthony Horowitz, which has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide. The series follows Alex, a London-based teenager who has unknowingly been trained since childhood for the dangerous world of espionage.

In Season Two, Alex is still reeling from the traumatic events at Point Blanc, and desperately wants to return to a normal life. But when his new friend Sabina’s father, journalist Ed Pleasance, is attacked by Yassen Gregorovich, the man who may have killed his uncle, Alex reluctantly finds himself drawn back into the world of international espionage. Cut loose from his one-time allies within shadowy MI6 division The Department, Alex discovers a link between Ed, a dangerous hacker known as Smoking Mirror, and tech billionaire Damian Cray. With the help of his guardian Jack and trusted friend Tom, Alex must unravel a sinister political plot with global repercussions, the answer to which may be locked within Cray’s latest product, the global phenomenon video game Feathered Serpent. This season is based on the fourth book in the franchise, Eagle Strike.

“After the success of Season One, I’m thrilled that we’ve been able to reassemble our fantastic cast for this second, action-packed adventure… with the added bonus of Toby Stephens in a key role,” said Anthony Horowitz, author of the Alex Rider franchise.

The second season of Alex Rider stars Otto Farrant as Alex Rider, Stephen Dillane as Alan Blunt, Vicky McClure as Mrs. Jones, Brenock O’Connor as Tom Harris, Ronk? Adék?lu??j?? as Jack Starbright, Marli Siu as Kyra, Toby Stephens as Damian Cray, Rakie Ayola as Jo Byrne, and Charithra Chandran as Sabina Pleasance. Horowitz serves as an executive producer alongside Eleventh Hour’s Jill Green and Eve Gutierrez, and series writer Guy Burt. The series is distributed by Sony Pictures Television.

Season one originally aired on Amazon Prime in the UK, however, now that IMDb TV has launched here, the second season will air there, which means it will be free to anyone with a basic Amazon account. Additionally, viewers can now stream the first season of of the drama on IMDb TV as well.

For those of you wondering “What is IMDb TV?”, it is a free ad-supported streaming service from Amazon. Membership to Amazon Prime is not required, however, you do need to be logged in to a free Amazon account to access it. In the coming weeks, it will come as a standalone app on Fire TV.

IMDb TV uniquely offers premium Originals on a free streaming service, including the much anticipated Leverage: Redemption’, along with ‘Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary’, ‘Moment of Truth’, and ‘Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers’. Additionally, IMDb TV features a library of thousands of popular movies and television shows including ‘Pulp Fiction’, ‘Anger Management’, ‘The English Patient’, ‘Person of Interest’, ‘Community’, ‘2 Broke Girls’, and more. To learn more about IMDb TV, visit https://www.amazon.co.uk/imdbtv 

Alex Rider‘ Season 2 premieres Friday, 3rd December 2021 on IMDb TV in the UK and USA. The series will also stream exclusively as an Amazon Original on Prime Video in Australia, Canada, Italy, Germany, and Latin America on the same date.