Alexander Ludwig (born May 7, 1992) is a Canadian teen actor. He played Will Stanton in the 2007 fantasy film, The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising, based on the second book in the The Dark Is Rising series by Susan Cooper. In March 2009, Ludwig appeared in a lead role in Disney's Race to Witch Mountain. He is confirmed to play Cato in the movie adaptation of "The Hunger Games". The film is set to be released March of 2012.
Alexander Ludwig started acting when he was nine years old in a Harry Potter toy commercial, a job that enabled him to sign on with an agent and obtain more commercial work. After which, he was cast in movies such as Air Bud World Pup (2000), MXP: Most Extreme Primate (2003), Scary Godmother: The Revenge Of Jimmy (2005), Eve and the Fire Horse (2005), The Sandlot: Heading Home (aka, The Sandlot 3) (2007), The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007), and Race to Witch Mountain (2009). In The Seeker and Witch Mountain, Ludwig portrayed lead roles.
In addition to cinema, Ludwig has also worked in television. He has performed in movies made for television, such as A Little Thing Called Murder (2006), and series television such as The Dead Zone.