HBO NOW to Launch in April, Allow Viewers to Watch HBO Without Cable

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Looking for alternatives to purchasing cable or satellite so you can watch Sid in Game of Thrones this spring? HBO announced today that their standalone premium streaming service, HBO NOW, will launch in April in time for season 5 of Game of Thrones. The service requires just the Internet, no cable or satellite providers, and users can view shows from any device. ... Read More »

VIDEO: New Game of Thrones Preview + Episode Synopses

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HBO released a new preview for the upcoming season of Game of Thrones, along with the official synopses for the season’s first three episodes. They appear to be waiting to reveal Sid as Doran Martell until closer to the premiere, but based on the synopses, it looks like we’ll be in Dorne very quickly in the new season. Season 5 Episode 1: “The Wars to Come”: ... Read More »

VIDEO: A Day in the Life of ‘Game of Thrones’

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HBO aired a special giving viewers a peek behind the scenes into a day in the life of filming Game of Thrones. On this particular day, the show was filming in Croatia and Ireland and preparing to film in Spain. Sid primarily filmed in Spain, on the location standing in for Dorne, so we only get a tiny glimpse of him ... Read More »

New Photo of Alexander Siddig as Doran Martell

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HBO released a slew of photos promoting Game of Thrones season 5 this afternoon, including a new, official shot of Alexander Siddig as Doran Martell. It contains zero spoilers, but lots of detail. Take a look! You can find the entire collection of photos over at TVLine. Read More »

GAMES OF THRONES: Watch the Season 5 Trailer

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Episodes from Game of Thrones season 4 are currently showing at IMAX theaters around the country, along with a two-minute trailer for the upcoming season 5. The preview focuses on familiar faces rather than introducing new ones, therefore we do not see Sid as Doran Martell in this first full-length trailer. Still, it gives us a good idea of what’s ... Read More »

GAME OF THRONES Season 5 Trailer to Debut on IMAX

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HBO is taking Game of Thrones to IMAX theaters later this month, the network announced in a press release. An exclusive season five trailer, as well as the final two episodes of the fourth season, will get an unprecedented run January 23-29 at 150 theaters in top markets across the U.S. While the visual spectacle of the HBO hit makes ... Read More »

Seasons Greetings!

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We wanted to take a moment to wish Sidsters around the world a joyous season and a fantastic new year! If you’d like to leave greetings for Sid in the comments, we will make sure he gets the link to this post. Meanwhile, stay tuned for our annual “year in review”, coming next week.   Read More »

Happy Birthday, Sid!

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If it’s November 21, that can only mean one thing: It’s Sid’s birthday! Please join us in wishing him the very best today and for the upcoming year by leaving your messages* in the comment section below. *Although we can’t guarantee that Sid will see your message, he does have the link to this post, so keep it classy! Read More »

GAME OF THRONES: Behind the Scenes Video from Sevilla

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CANAL+ aired a short segment taking viewers behind the scenes of the location in Sevilla, Spain, that is serving as Prince Doran Martell’s castle in Game of Thrones season 5. The video shows several exteriors as well as a few shots of the cast, including Alexander Siddig, from last week’s set visit. Game of Thrones season 5 is expected to ... Read More »

GAME OF THRONES: Short Behind the Scenes Video from Spain

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The photos we saw yesterday, giving us our first look at Siddig as Doran Martell in Game of Thrones season 5, were part of an official visit by dignitaries from Seville and Andalucia, and Canal+ was there to film a short behind-the-scenes video. We don’t get to see a lot in the video, and none of the cast speak, although ... Read More »