Category Archives: Projects

WATCH: Game of Thrones New Characters & Locations


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’


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


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


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: New Feature from Canal+


Wow, Canal+ is all over the upcoming Dorne storyline! Over the weekend, the channel aired a forty-five minute behind-the-scenes special, mostly focused on the filming in Spain. Sid is peppered throughout the special, from interviews (once again dubbed in Spanish, arg) to behind-the-scenes snippets to glimpses of Doran Martell on-set. Watch the special here: Juego de Tronos 5×00 El Reino ... Read More »

VIDEO: Spanish Interview with Alexander Siddig, GAME OF THRONES Cast


Canal+ has released a five-minute video with new footage and behind-the-scenes coverage of Game of Thrones, plus interviews with several cast members including Alexander Siddig. Unfortunately for us English speakers, it’s almost all dubbed into Spanish, making it difficult to understand what everyone is saying. The one part that isn’t dubbed? A new scene between Doran (Sid) and Ellaria. Sid’s ... Read More »

EW’s Massive GAME OF THRONES Coverage, Quote from Sid


Entertainment Weekly has a huge Game of Thrones cover story in this week’s issue. Writer James Hibberd spent 10 days on three different sets during the filming of season 5, and he’s here to talk about it. Among the stories he shares is a snippet from Sid on the set of Dorne in Seville, Spain. Spain’s frenzied fandom is not a terrible ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig Talks Joining ‘Game of Thrones’


The Toronto Sun gives us our first interview with Alexander Siddig about his role in the new season of Game of Thrones, premiering April 12 on HBO. Conducted during the press junket in London last week, the newspaper includes interviews with several members of House Martell in this piece; we’ve excerpted Sid’s quotes. “It’s fun doing another big, big, big ... Read More »

VIDEO: New Game of Thrones Preview + Episode Synopses


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’


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 »