24 year old Alex plays Evan Walker in The 5th Wave, which has recently wrapped filming. Alex (represented in the UK by AIM), started acting as a child when he landed the lead role of Jay in one of CITV's last original drama series The Fugitives. and went on to star in the second and third series BBC Switch's popular teen drama The Cut. He has recently filmed a couple of American pilots including ABC Family's tennis drama Unstrung.
Chloe Moretz plays 16 year old Cassie Sullivan, a young woman hoping to rescue her brother who figures that her safest bet is to travel alone. Until, that is, she meets the beguiling Evan Walker, who could very well be her last hope. But can she trust him?
Alex has also just been cast as the male lead in Paramount’s Rings, the third installment the horror franchise based on the popular Japanese horror film Ringu, remade in 2002 as The Ring.
The 5th Wave is due to be released in January 2016 and could be the first in a new Young Adult franchise.