Category Archives: Projects

Alexander Siddig Joins PEAKY BLINDERS

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As mentioned in the birthday post, Sid has been on location filming a new project for the past few weeks, and we’re ready to reveal what it is: series 3 of the BBC2 drama Peaky Blinders. Our UK Sidsters will likely be familiar with the show, but for the rest of us, here’s a quick synopsis: Birmingham 1919: Thomas Shelby ... Read More »

Sid to Co-Star in Radio Drama for BBC4

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UK-based production company Goldhawk announced recently that their 10-part radio drama, Tumanbay, will air on BBC Radio 4 beginning 2 December. We don’t have a tremendous amount of information about the series yet, but we do know that Sid has been cast as “Wolf”, the third lead. Synopsis: Tumanbay, the beating heart of a vast empire, is threatened by a ... Read More »

TUT Coming to DVD in October

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TUT, the summer miniseries event co-starring Alexander Siddig, Ben Kingsley, Avan Jogia, and Nonso Anozie, is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on October 5 (UK) and October 6 (US). (If you can’t wait that long, TUT is already available to stream through Amazon Instant Video.) No word yet on what special features will be included, but Spike TV produced a bunch ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig Lends Voice to DOCTOR WHO: THE DIARY OF RIVER SONG

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Big Finish announced a new, four-part box set audio series today titled Doctor Who: The Diary of River Song. The series, with Alex Kingston returning to voice River and Paul McGann as the eighth Doctor, follows the title character through four different adventures across time and space. Our own Sid lends his voice to the second story in the series, ... Read More »

Sid Attends Los Angeles Premiere of TUT {PHOTOS}

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Alexander Siddig joined fellow cast members for the premiere of TUT in the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 8. Iddo Goldberg, Peter Gadiot, Kylie Bunbury, Avan Jogia, Ben Kingsley, Sibylla Deen, Alexander Siddig, and Nonso Anozie were all on hand as Vanity Fair and Spike celebrated the premiere of the new series, which debuts Sunday, July 19 at ... Read More »

TUT: Costume Featurette

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Spike released a featurette about the costumes on TUT, their upcoming mini-series, that gives an inside look at the skill and care that went into creating the authentic wardrobe we’ll see on our screens. Sid speaks highly of costume designer Carlo Poggioli beginning at the 2:40 mark. Read More »

TUT: Watch the Behind-the-Scenes Teaser

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Spike released a short behind the scenes look at their upcoming miniseries, TUT, which gives us a few seconds of Alexander Siddig talking about the plot. The network is also posting videos introducing various characters, so we may be getting a nice little profile of Sid’s character, Amun, soon. Watch TUT: Unmasking The Legend below. TUT premieres Sunday, July 19 ... Read More »

TUT: Watch a New Preview of Spike’s Epic Summer Series

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Spike released a new trailer for their upcoming summer series, Tut, which debuts next month. The theme of this preview is the many dangers that surround the boy king and his attempts to discover whom he can trust. We get a bit of new footage of Alexander Siddig as High Priest Amun doing High Priest Things, plus lots of Tut ... Read More »

GAME OF THRONES: Episode 5.09

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After two weeks without a sighting of Prince Doran, and a week without a trip to Dorne at all, we’re back and Sid’s back and things are about to get interesting as Doran appears to demand the allegiance of a Lannister. Official HBO synopsis: Stannis (Stephen Dillane) confronts a troubling decision. Jon (Kit Harington) returns to The Wall. Mace (Roger ... 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 »