Accoridng to Variety, Sophie Okonedo, Alicia Silverstone, Bill Nighy, Mickey Rourke and Damian Lewis have been cast in Stormbreaker, the movie version of Anthony Horowitz's bestseller that starts shooting Sunday.

Brit teen Alex Pettyfer will play reluctant spy Alex Rider in the pic that will feature Ewan McGregor in a cameo.

Missi Pyle, Ashley Walters and Sarah Bolger will also star in the story of a 14-year-old orphan who finds himself forced to work for MI6 when his uncle and guardian, himself a secret agent, is mysteriously killed.

Geoffrey Sax (White Noise) directs the film.