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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 »

MAY IN THE SUMMER: US Trailer and Release Date

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Good news for U.S. Sidsters! May in the Summer, the indie movie Sid filmed in 2012, is coming to theaters on August 22! Sid has a small role in the film, and can only be heard in the trailer (below), but it looks like something I’d watch even if he weren’t involved. The fact that he does have a part ... Read More »

Sid Scheduled to Appear at Destination Star Trek in London

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Alexander Siddig is scheduled to appear at Destination Star Trek in London October 3-5, 2014. This will be following his starring role in “Holy Warriors” on the West End over the summer, so he should have even more stories to tell! More information and tickets are available at the Destination Star Trek website. Read More »

Sid At FedCon23

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Mel’s Note: I was hoping to have some convention reports to share in this post, but so far nothing has come in so we’ll just go with a few photos and a couple of comments. Alexander Siddig was a guest at FedCon23 in Dusseldorf May 30-31 where he appeared on stage for a Q&A session on his own and again with ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig to Star in ‘Holy Warriors’ in London’s West End

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We can finally reveal Alexander Siddig’s next project: the lead in David Eldridge’s new play, Holy Warriors. Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London officially announced the cast today; Sid plays Saladin, the iconic leader of Islamic army struggling to retain control of Jerusalem during the Crusades. You may recall that in the 2005 film Kingdom of Heaven, Sid played Imad, right-hand of Saladin ... Read More »

DA VINCI’S DEMONS: Season 2 Finale Airs Tonight!

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The season 2 finale of Da Vinci’s Demons airs tonight (Saturday, May 31) on STARZ, following a marathon of this season’s earlier episodes. Additionally, several stars of the show will participate in the #DaVinciThon, a dual-screen social media event featuring live tweets and behind-the-scenes content from Da Vinci’s Demons cast and crew, who will be engaging with fans via Twitter ... Read More »