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 »

Sid Poses for Photos with Fans in Seville

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Alexander Siddig is in Seville, Spain, to film Game of Thrones season 5, and over the weekend it would appear that several fans bumped into him out and about. Social media was abuzz with excited Tweets and Instagram posts about seeing Sid and other GoT cast members around the city. *tararea la intro de juego de tronos* pic.twitter.com/YChLEsPemc — Rowie ... Read More »

Siddig Cancels Appearance at Destination Star Trek

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Destination Star Trek announced today that Alexander Siddig has had to cancel his planned appearance at the convention. We suspected this would happen, but hoped Sid could work out scheduling. He is currently filming season 5 of Game of Thrones in Spain and will be flying to Morocco to film King Tut during his days off from GoT beginning this ... Read More »

GAME OF THRONES: Sid Spotted On Set

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WARNING: MILD SPOILERS AHEAD! Filming is underway for Game of Thrones season 5 in locations dotted around Europe and the British Isles. GoT fan community Watchers on the Wall reports that Sid has been spotted on set in Croatia, getting his royal Dornish on as he kicks off his role in the series. Filming today involved Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jerome Flynn and Alexander Siddig. ... Read More »

TUT: Alexander Siddig Joins Spike TV’s Event Series

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Sid is gearing up for a very busy autumn! Spike TV announced today that Alexander Siddig has joined the cast for their upcoming event series, Tut, along with several other cast members. Sid will play High Priest Amun, described as “a major political figure who holds great influence in King Tutankhamun’s inner sanctum”. Avan Jogia plays the title character. Tut will be filmed ... Read More »

HOLY WARRIORS: Portraits of Alexander Siddig as Saladin

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In all the excitement about Alexander Siddig being cast in Game of Thrones, let’s not forget that he is currently on stage at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in the new play Holy Warriors. Today we have a set of gorgeous new portraits of Sid from the play courtesy of photographer Helena Misciosia. Performances run through August 24; book your tickets here. ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig Cast as Doran Martell in GAME OF THRONES

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It’s official! At today’s Game of Thrones panel at Comic Con in San Diego, HBO announced that Alexander Siddig has been cast as Doran Martell for the hit series’ fifth season. Watch him introduce himself to the Comic Con audience in the video below: Also joining the cast next season is Keisha Castle-Hughes, who will play on of Doran’s nieces. Keisha and Sid previously ... Read More »

HOLY WARRIORS: Alexander Siddig & David Eldridge Talk Crusades, The Globe, More {VIDEO}

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The fine folks at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre have posted a lovely video of a conversation with Holy Warrior‘s playwright David Eldridge and star Alexander Siddig discussing the new play, the Crusades, playing Saladin, and performing in the historic theatre. Take a look below. Holy Warriors runs July 19-August 24 at the Globe. More information and tickets available on their website. Read More »