Tuesday, October 10, 2006


Stormbreaker comes to U.S. screens, finally, this Friday.

Stormbreaker is based on Anthony Horowitz's first Alex Rider book, Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker, and the film was released July 21 in the U.K. Why the delay? Who knows, I'll never understand these things. But, I'm thrilled to see it will be released here at last.

Mark Feeney talks to Anthony Horowitz and the actor who plays young Alex Rider, Alex Pettyfer, for the Boston Globe.

Here's a funny exchange:
  • "Q. Who'd win a fight between Alex Rider and Harry Potter?
  • AH. They wouldn't fight.
  • AP. It's fantasy against reality. Alex Rider would kick his [butt]."