GAME OF THRONES: Episode 5.06 Synopsis, Chat

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We finally return to Dorne in tonight’s episode of Game of Thrones, meaning Alexander Siddig as Prince Doran Martell is back. Official HBO synopsis: Arya (Maisie Williams) trains. Jorah (Iain Glen) and Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) run into slavers. Trystane (Toby Sebastian) and Myrcella (Nell Tiger Free) make plans. Jaime and Bronn reach their destination. The Sand Snakes attack. “Unbowed, Unbent, ... Read More »

WATCH: Game of Thrones New Characters & Locations

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HBO just posted a new Game of Thrones video to You Tube that focuses on the new characters and locations for season 5. The first couple of minutes contain footage and explanations we’ve seen before, mostly about Dorne, but Sid is the first person you see, so that’s kind of cool. Around the 2:50 mark, we get new footage from ... Read More »

First Look: Spike TV’s ‘TUT’

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Even as we travel to Dorne to watch Sid play a prince in Game of Thrones, we are also waiting for him to play what appears to be a villain in Spike TV’s summer mini-series, Tut, premiering July 19, 2015. The network just released the first trailer for the event series, via EW, and although it’s heavily focused on Avan ... Read More »

{VIDEO} Dorne Featurette

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HBO just released a behind-the-scenes featurette focused on Dorne and the Spanish set used for the southernmost kingdom in Game of Thrones. Not a lot of new information, but we do hear from Sid briefly, as well as other cast members and several of the crew.   Read More »

Sid Talks Ruling Dorne, Revenge, “Scary” Nieces

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Blastr has a new interview with Alexander Siddig about playing Doran Martell on Game of Thrones this season, including how he was cast, how Prince Doran is different from other rulers on the show, his “scary” nieces, and more. We’ll excerpt the non-spoilery beginning bits in case you’re trying to avoid spoilers. How did the role of Doran Martell come ... Read More »

GAME OF THRONES Episode 5.02 Synopsis, Chat

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Alexander Siddig debuts on Game of Thrones tonight in the episode titled “The House of Black and White”. The episode will introduce the kingdoms of Dorne (Sid/Doran Martell’s storyline) and Braavos (Maisie Williams/Arya Stark’s storyline) Official HBO synopsis: Arya arrives in Braavos. Pod and Brienne run into trouble on the road. Cersei fears for her daughter’s safety in Dorne as Ellaria Sand seeks ... Read More »

GAME OF THRONES: Preview for Episode 5.02 {VIDEO}

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If you watched tonight’s season premiere of Game of Thrones, you probably noticed a distinct lack of Alexander Siddig. While the kingdom of Dorne was mentioned, we haven’t arrived there yet. Not surprising since a lot of storylines from last season needed to be revisited before we get into the thick of this season’s stories. We won’t have to wait long, ... Read More »

GAME OF THRONES Premieres Tonight!

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Are you ready to return to Westeros and Essos? Are you looking forward to visiting Dorne? (Duh, of course we are.) Game of Thrones returns tonight, with the added bonus of returning Alexander Siddig to the small screen for the next 10 weeks. Season 5, Episode 1 is titled “The Wars to Come” and is directed by Michael Slovis and ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig Says His Family’s Political History Did Not Impact His GAME OF THRONES Character

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In an interview with New Zealand newspaper The Dominion Post, Alexander Siddig said that he did not draw on his family’s political history when playing his character, Prince Doran Martell, in the new season of Game of Thrones. Game Of Thrones newcomer Alexander Siddig knows a thing or two about politics – hardly surprising considering his uncle is former Sudanese ... Read More »