Alex Pettyfer Interview - STORMBREAKER
Meet the real Alex Rider - Stormbreaker star Alex Pettyfer!
Q. What was more difficult – performing the stunts or learning your lines?
I loved doing all my stunts, so I'd have to say that learning lines. Stunts are fun!
Q. Did you get to film in any glamorous locations?
I filmed on top of a skyscraper in the middle of London at sunset. The view was stunning.
Q. Can you really do karate?
Yes. I learned kung fu while preparing for filming with a stunt co-ordinator.
Q. How did you feel on your first day on the job?
Quite nervous, because I knew that everything I was doing would end up on screen.
Q. Can you tell us what your best day during the filming was?
My best day was working with comedian Jimmy Carr.
Q. Have you read Stormbreaker? What was your favourite bit?
Yes. My favourite bit was the quad bike scene. It was a great adrenaline rush to film.
Q. What is your favourite gadget from Stormbreaker?
The Nintendo DS. It's an explosive toy that is both a bug detector and a bomb!
Q. How does it feel to be the real Alex Rider?
I’m very fortunate that I've been given this opportunity and it's fantastic to play a role model.