Category Archives: Projects

PEAKY BLINDERS Season 3 Coming to Netflix

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Good news, U.S. Sidsters! Netflix released a trailer for Peaky Blinders season 3 today along with the announcement that all six episodes of the season will be available for streaming in the U.S. on May 31. Seasons 1 and 2 are already streaming, so you have time to catch up on the story before watching Siddig in season 3. Catch ... Read More »

GAME OF THRONES: First Look at Alexander Siddig in Season 6

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With just three days until the premiere of Game of Thrones season 6, HBO released a slew of new promotional stills including our first look at Alexander Siddig as Prince Doran Martell. When last we saw Doran, he was (allegedly) disapproving of Ellaria’s plans for revenge against the Lannisters…right before Myrcella Lannister dropped dead on the ship taking her back ... Read More »

PEAKY BLINDERS Returning In May

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BBC Two just announced that Peaky Blinders season 3 will premiere in May. Series 3 of #PeakyBlinders is coming… pic.twitter.com/Tfzjy1rpTc — Peaky Blinders (@ThePeakyBlinder) April 7, 2016 We don’t have an exact date for the premiere, but Birmingham fans will get a chance to see it first at a special screening on May 4. The event will take place at ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig to Play Aristotle Onassis in Kennedy Miniseries

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Variety reports that Sid will play Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis in the upcoming Muse Entertainment miniseries The Kennedys: After Camelot. The four-hour miniseries, a sequel to 2011’s The Kennedys, follows Jacqueline Kennedy (Katie Holmes), Ted Kennedy (Matthew Perry), and the rest of the Kennedy family after President Kennedy’s assassination in 1963. Sid plays Onassis, who married Jackie Kennedy in ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig Signs on to FOX Pilot ‘Recon’

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Good news, Sidsters! Deadline reports that Sid has signed on to co-star in the FOX pilot Recon opposite Tracy Spiridakos. Recon centers on Alexa (Spiridakos), a young, driven FBI analyst tasked with embedding herself in a suspected terrorist family. Siddig plays her target Omar, a father, husband and devout Muslim who has no idea the Feds have been tracking his every move. The ... Read More »

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 »