Category Archives: Projects

GAME OF THRONES: Short Behind the Scenes Video from Spain

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

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 »