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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 »

GAME OF THRONES Season 5 Trailer to Debut on IMAX

Alexander Siddig as Doran Martell in Game of Thrones

HBO is taking Game of Thrones to IMAX theaters later this month, the network announced in a press release. An exclusive season five trailer, as well as the final two episodes of the fourth season, will get an unprecedented run January 23-29 at 150 theaters in top markets across the U.S. While the visual spectacle of the HBO hit makes ... Read More »

GAME OF THRONES: Short Behind the Scenes Video from Spain

Alexander Siddig as Doran Martell in Game of Thrones

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 »

GAME OF THRONES: Sid Spotted On Set


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


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 »

Alexander Siddig Cast as Doran Martell in GAME OF THRONES

Alexander Siddig 1

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 »