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What He's Done:
At 15, he was chosen out of 500 other boys to play Alex Rider in the film version of Anthony Horowitz's 'Alex Rider: Stormbreaker'; played a bullied teenager who rises from the dead to seek revenge in 'Tormented.'
Huge things are coming his way in 2011 -- he's slated to play the Beast in the modern remake of classic story 'Beauty and the Beast' in 'Beastly.' He's also wrapping up sci-fi/action flick 'I Am Number Four,' in which he plays the mysterious Number Four.
Did You Know?
Pettyfer was offered the title role of Eragon in 2006's 'Eragon.' He turned down the part because of his fear of flying.
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