"Alex Rider": Start of the espionage series today on Amazon

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“Alex Rider” combines coming-of-age history with espionage thriller. The new Amazon Original Series is available for Prime customers from today.

The first season of the series is based on the novel “Point Blanc”, the second part of the “Alex Rider” series, which has sold millions of copies worldwide. Starting today, Prime members in Germany and Austria can stream the eight episodes of the season.

Otto Farrant plays the lead role of Alex Rider. The teenager was trained as a spy in London since childhood without knowing anything about it. When his uncle dies, he is supposed to help solve his death and the murder of two billionaires. Alex goes to the Point Blanc boarding school in the French Alps under a new identity. There, the children of the ultra-rich are supposed to be put back on track. But in the background a conspiracy is brewing …

The supporting roles include Stephen Dillane (“Game of Thrones”), Vicky McClure and Brenock O’Connor. Anthony Horowitz, the author of the novel, acted as one of the executive producers.

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