He attended the local The Mall School, and later transferred to Lambrook Haileybury School in Berkshire.
There, he was very interested in acting stage plays.
While most of the cast of the original Magic Mike returned for the sequel, one actor, noticeably absent from the follow-up was Alex Pettyfer, who played "The Kid" in the original film.
While there are numerous business reasons for why this was, the reason is none of those things. According to Pettyfer, Tatum never wanted the young actor cast in the role to begin with, as Pettyfer apparently had already built something of a reputation for being difficult to work with.
He happens to be a health conscious person and is very concerned about his health.
He looked her up and down for a second, but then it was right back to Demi—and, she was totally working it.He had portrayed the role of Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk and Robin in The Adventures of Robin Hood.Gaining confidence at such young age helped him achieve many things.23 year old Brit, Alex Pettyfer (, 2013) captures the intimacy and excitement of what first love is all about. Alex reminisced on a time when he was 18 years old. You start to kiss Gabriella and then you look to your right and there’s a big burly man standing there with a light over you going, ‘Just move to the right a little bit mate.’ Oh, okay this is not so romantic!The filmmakers’ top priority was finding two young actors who would make sparks fly and provide magical chemistry. He had just completed a movie and was approached at a party by a tall 24-year-old girl who wanted to congratulate him. The nerves kinda go away really fast.” Ladies, unfortunately Alex can’t be your Valentine because his mother has already filled the position.
Pettyfer says he wasn’t asked back because of personal issues between him and the franchise star Channing Tatum. The reputation led Pettyfer to mostly keep his mouth shut on set, in order to avoid upsetting people, but this appears to have had the opposite effect as it instead led people to think Pettyfer thought he was too good to talk to them.