Category Archives: Projects

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 »

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 »

ATLANTIS: Production Begins on Season 2

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BBC America announced late last week that production has begun on Atlantis season 2. BBC AMERICA’s fantasy co-production, Atlantis, from the creators of Merlin and Misfits, has begun production on season two. The series follows the adventures of Jason (Jack Donnelly, Dancing on the Edge), Hercules (Mark Addy, Game of Thrones) and Pythagoras (Robert Emms, War Horse) who battle against ... Read More »

DA VINCI’S DEMONS: Season 2 Premieres Tonight!

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Da Vinci’s Demons returns tonight with the premiere of season 2 on STARZ premium cable. I have not had the opportunity to screen the episode yet, but I can confirm that Sid appears as The Turk. “The Blood of Man” sees chaos erupt as the Pazzis strike and Leonardo da Vinci is forced to gamble for the future of Florence. Meanwhile, Riario races ahead ... Read More »

ATLANTIS US: “Touched By the Gods Pt 2″ {SEASON FINALE}

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The first season of Atlantis draws to a close on BBC America tonight, and it looks like it will go out with a bang! Minos’ health continues to fade as Pasiphae’s scheming reaches its zenith. She sentences Ariadne to a gruesome execution not even the worst of enemies would deserve. Now that the court’s loyalty is with the Queen, Jason ... Read More »

ATLANTIS US: “Touched By the Gods, Pt 1″

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In the penultimate episode of the season in America, Atlantis raises the stakes by sending Jason on his most dangerous mission yet. Jason is reminded of his promise to Circe and her grim warning should he fail to honour their pact. With her threat hanging over him he has no choice but to act. He must kill the Queen. Infiltrating ... Read More »

ATLANTIS US: “The Price of Hope”

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Tonight on Atlantis in America, the aftermath of Medusa’s disappearance leads the boys into a deadly game. After the tragic events surrounding Medusa’s disappearance, the boys pay a visit to the inventor Daedalus whose genius offers hope of a cure but, unwilling to wait for answers, Hercules acts on information from the unscrupulous Crios and sets off in search of ... Read More »

ATLANTIS US: “The Furies” Synopsis & Preview

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A “road trip” turns dangerous in this week’s episode of Atlantis airing in the US. The boys gain an unexpected addition to their workforce with the arrival of Pythagoras’s feisty younger brother, Arcas. Charged with escorting valuable cargo across the desert, the gang travels into the unknown with a ramshackle caravan of strangers, but one amongst them has something to ... Read More »

DA VINCI’S DEMONS: Season 2 Premiere Date + New Trailer

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STARZ announced today that Da Vinci’s Demons season 2 will premiere in the U.S. on Saturday, March 22 at 9/8c. Season 2 finds Florence thrown into chaos in the wake of the Pazzi conspiracy.  Lorenzo is gravely ill and Leonardo da Vinci must push the limits of his mind and body to defend the city against the forces of Rome. While ... Read More »