Alex Rider TV series season 2 and season 1: A series full of Suspense and Action

Monali GuptaJan 28 . 10 min read

Alex Rider is a British spy thriller tv series based on the same-named series of novels by Anthony Horowitz. It is adapted by Guy Burt and stars Otto Farrant as the eponymous Alex Rider character, who is hired as a young spy by a section of MI6 to enter locations where others are unable to. Alex Rider rotten tomatoes of season 1 are 85% and have a rating of 6.4 out of 10 based on 27 viewers. The program, co-produced by Eleventh Hour Films and Sony Pictures Television, is the second screen adaptation of the novels, after the feature film adaptation of the first novel, Stormbreaker, in 2006. Here, I have listed all about Alex Rider TV series season 2 & 1. 

The eight-episode first season aired on Amazon Prime Video in the United Kingdom on June 4, 2020, which is based on Point Blank. The Alex Rider TV series season 2 and 1 received a positive review from the viewers, with critics applauding Farrant's starring performance. The second season premiered on December 3, 2021. The series, based on the book Eagle Strike (also have an Alex Rider comic version), was renewed for a second season in November 2020. Depending on where you live, the show is accessible on Amazon Prime Video or Amazon's IMDb TV. Below I have also listed all the Alex Rider series order so that it can help you guys to understand the series better.

Alex Rider Cast 

  • Otto Rarrant as Alex Rider, a skilled teenager recruited by the Department of Special Operations.
  • Stephan Dillane as Alan Blunt, the astute chief of the Department of Special Operations 
  • Vicky McClure as Mrs. Jones, Alex's handler and the deputy chief of the Department of Special Operations.
  • Andrew Buchan as Ian Jones, Alex's uncle and a Department of Special Operations agent.
  • Brenock O’Connor as Tom Harris, Alex’s best friend 
  • Ronke Adekoluejo as Jack Starbright Alex Rider character, a UCL graduate from America who is Alex's main caregiver and subsequently Legal Guardian, a Department of Special Operations agent, and Ian's coworker.
  • Liam Garrigan as Martin Wilby (season 1), Department of Special Operations chief of staff.
  • Ace Bhatti as John Crawley, The mysterious Point Blanc Academy's chief.
  • Thomas Levin as Yassen Gregorovitch played the role of a mysterious assassin.
  • Haluk Bilginer as Dr. Hugo Greif (season 1), The mysterious Point Blanc Academy’s director.
  • Howard Charles as Wolf (season 1), a squad leader of the Special Air Service (SAS).
  • Nyasha Hatendi as Smithers, the Department of Special Operations' quartermaster.
  • Ana Ularu as Eva Stellenbosch (season1), Point Blanc's Dean of Students.
  • Marli Siu as Kyra Vashenko-Chao, a Singaporean hacker and Point Blanc student who keeps to herself Her character is unique to the show.
  • Toby Stephens as Damian Cray (season 2) Alex Rider character, a passionate tech millionaire who is preparing to release a new edition of his best-selling computer game, Feathered Serpent.
  • Reiki Ayola as Jo Bryne (season 2), a tenacious new CIA Deputy Director.
  • Charithra Chandran as Sabina Pleasance (season 2), is a bright and self-assured teen whose journalist father is working on a book about Damian Cray.
  • Gwyneth Keyworth as Evelyn (season 2), Damian Cray’s Chief programmer. 


Alex Rider TV series season 2 & 1 Recurring Cast

  • George Sear as Parker Roscoe, an American Point Blanc graduate and the heir to a media empire. 
  • Andrew Buzzeo as Mr. Boswell, Alex and Tom's English teacher.
  • Macy Nyman as Steph, a kid at Alex's school who has feelings for Tom.
  • Shalisha James-Davis as Ayisha, a popular student at Alex's school who shares his feelings for him.
  • Ky Discala as Eagle, Wolf's squad's sniper.
  • Rebecca Scroggs as Snake, Wolf group's one of the members.
  • Ben Peel as Sasha, Wolf group's one of the members.
  • Nathan Clarke as Arrash, Point Blanc's model student.
  • Katrin Vankova as Laura, a Point Blanc model student who befriends Alex.
  • Earl Cave as James, the Australian heir of a weapons firm and Point Blanc student who befriends Alex.
  • Talitha Wing as Sasha, a Point Blanc model student who is attracted to Alex.
  • Ben Peel as Fox, Wolf squad's one of the members.


Alex Rider TV Series season 2 & 1 Guest Cast

  • Steven Brand as Michael Roscoe, Parker's father and the CEO of Roscorp Media.
  • Llewella Gideon as Miss Baker, a schoolteacher at Alex's school.
  • Simon Shepherd as Sir David Friend, the founder of the Friend Foundation, a multibillion-pound food production, and distribution company.
  • Josh Herdman as Stan, a Barber.
  • Lucy Akhurst as Lady Cardoline Friend, Sir David’s wife.
  • Alana Boden played the role as Alex Rider Fiona Friend, The spoiled daughter of Sir David and Lady Caroline.
  • Simon Paisley Day as Dr. Baxter, Point Blanc's doctor, and physical education instructor.
  • James Gracie as Langham, Parker's assistant.
  • Ali Hadji-Heshmati as Javid, Tom and Alex's friend.
  • Ralph Prosser as Rafe, a friend of Alex Rider Fiona.


Alex Rider TV series season 1

Alex Rider's debut season takes a few minutes to find its footing, but when it does, it becomes a decent introduction into the spy game which the whole family can enjoy, says the website's consensus. Alex Rider theme song is The World is Mine and the audience has said that it is the best intro a show could have.

Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, gave the film a score of 67 out of 100 based on 8 reviewers, indicating "generally favorable reviews." Alex Rider rotten tomatoes reported an 85 percent acceptance rating for the first season, with an average rating of 6.4/10 based on 27 reviews.

Trailer of Alex Rider season 1-

 https://youtu.be/NemWoDrL3-gAlex Rider episode 1 

Following his uncle's tragic death, Alex Rider begins on a journey for answers; Alex realizes that his uncle wasn't the guy he thought he was, and that he, too, is expected to follow in his uncle's footsteps.


Alex Rider episode 2

After Alex Rider episode 1 in the second episode, he is kidnapped and interrogated by paramilitary operatives while still suffering from the knowledge that his uncle was a government spy.


Alex Rider episode 3

Alex works hard to perfect his cover persona, but by keeping the mission a secret, he risks alienating his friend Tom.


Alex Rider episode 4

As his undercover investigation begins, Alex realizes he's in a precarious situation; the Department appears to be closing in on the double agent among its ranks, but the killer, Yassen, arrives first.


Alex Rider episode 5 

Alex is horrified to discover that Doctor Greif is magically changing the Point Blanc pupils; Alex enlists Kyra and James in their escape attempt; Blunt leads an inquiry into Parker Roscoe.


Alex Rider episode 6

Alex and Kyra discover evidence of Dr. Greif's secret plan as Tom finds himself in the crosshairs of the conspiracy behind Ian Rider's murder.


Alex Rider episode 7

Alex leads a Special Forces group back into Point Blanc to save his buddies and put an end to Doctor Greif's schemes.


Alex Rider episode 8

The Department ultimately solves the riddle of Ian's death and understands that an old foe has resurrected; Alex battles his copy in a desperate struggle to save those he cares about.



Alex Rider TV series season 2

Season 2 of the series received a positive response from the viewers, even some of the viewers claimed that season 2 is better than season 1. The acting, Script, everything was good said by the viewers. The second season was lauded by Martin Carr of the popular culture review website "Flickering Myth" for elaborating on the first season's plotlines, which provided spectators a feeling of connectivity and grounded action sequences by illustrating actual effects. Carr appreciated the performance of the returning major cast members, notably Farrant, O'Connor, Adekoluejo, and Dillane, despite criticizing the season's sluggish start. Carr also praised Toby Stephens, who played the major antagonist Damian Cray, for adding "more tension and less caricature" to the character.

 Trailer of Alex Rider season 2-

 https://youtu.be/Yy9fvd0Z0LwAlex Rider episode 1( season 2)

Alex takes a vacation to the Cornish Coast to try to forget his terrible mission to Point Blanc; nevertheless, when an old opponent resurfaces, Alex finds himself forced back into the realm of spycraft.


Alex Rider episode 2( season 2)

Determined to find Blunt and warn him about Yassen's reappearance, Alex unintentionally collides with The Department, which is also on the hunt for a deadly cyber-terrorist.


Alex Rider episode 3( season 2)

Alex refuses to abandon his research into the attack on Ed Pleasance; with Sabina and Tom's assistance, he discovers a new lead linking it to the Pentagon breach, placing him in the sights of the hacker known as Smoking Mirror.


Alex Rider episode 4( season 2)

Alex must enter a prestigious event and face the charming millionaire behind the game, Damian Cray, to discover more about the mysterious video game phenomenon "Feathered Serpent" and its planned sequel.


Alex Rider episode 5( season 2)

Alex seeks professional help from an old acquaintance to understand the secrets of "Feathered Serpent 2," but with his inquiry getting out of hand, it won't be long until Blunt puts a stop to Alex's dangerous assumption.


Alex Rider episode 6( season 2)

Alex, Tom, and Kyra travel to Amsterdam to infiltrate Damian Cray's organization; the Department focuses on Cray's upcoming meeting with the President of the United States.


Alex Rider episode 7( season 2)

Alex needs Jack's help to flee Amsterdam and provide key information to The Department, putting her career in danger; but, with the President's invasion in the UK already beginning, Alex may be too late to stop Cray.


Alex Rider episode 8( season 2)

As "Feathered Serpent 2" finally hits the market and the entire magnitude of Cray's scheme becomes clear, Alex races against time to prevent a catastrophic attack.




Alex Rider Books in Order

All of the books in the Alex Rider series are mentioned here.

Main Series:

  1. Stormbreaker
  2. Point Blanc
  3. Alex Rider skeleton key
  4. Eagle Strike
  5. Scorpia
  6. Ark Angle
  7. Snakehead
  8. Alex Rider crocodile tears
  9. Scorpia Rising
  10.  Russian Roulette
  11.  Never Say Die
  12.  Nightshade


Alex Rider graphic novel:

  1. Stormbreaker( Graphic Novel)
  2. Point Blanc( graphic novel)
  3. Eagle Strike (graphic novel)
  4. Alex Rider Skeleton Key ( graphic novel)


Other Works of Alex Rider Series:

  1. Alex Rider: The gadgets
  2. Alex Rider: The Mission Files
  3. Alex Rider Secret Weapon




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