Thursday, February 29, 2024

Freevee's 'Alex Rider' to End After 3 Seasons

Freevee has today announced that the upcoming third season of its original drama series Alex Rider will be its last. The streamer also revealed the premiere date for the final episodes.

All 8 episodes of the third and final season will be available on Friday, April 5.

The new season finds teenage spy Alex Rider on the tail of his greatest enemy: the elusive criminal network known as Scorpia. Under new leadership, the criminal cabal plan to extort the British government using their catastrophic new super-weapon: "Invisible Sword." Free of The Department and aided by his closest friends, Tom and Kyra, Alex embarks on a personal mission to destroy Scorpia once and for all. Little does he know, his ties to both organizations run deeper than he ever thought possible.

The drama stars Otto Farrant, Vicky McClure, Stephen Dillane, Brenock O'Connor, Ronke Adékoluéjó and Marli Siu.

Joining the cast this season are Sofia Helin, Shelley Conn, Kevin McNally and Jason Wong.

Guy Burt developed the drama based on the best-selling novels. He executive produces with Farrant, Anthony Horowitz, Jill Green, Eve Gutierrez and Andreas Prochaska. Sony Pictures Television and Eleventh Hour Films produce.