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Mel started a fan site for Siddig in 1996, as a way to learn HTML and to promote his charitable endeavors. In 1998, he proposed that it become his official fan site; she quickly agreed and a long-distance friendship was born. You can reach Mel at mel[at]sidcity[dot]net.

Alexander Siddig on Being in Ruba Nadda’s Fantasies

Writer/Director Ruba Nadda is not shy about saying that she views Alexander Siddig as “the quintessential Arabic man”, and wrote to movies specifically for him. At the Toronto International Film Festival promoting their latest project, Inescapable, the National Post asked Sid about being in her fantasies: “We met on the …

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INESCAPABLE: Anatomy of a DIY Blockbuster

Toronto’s Globe and Mail took a closer look at the challenges filmmaker’s faced in making Inescapable, and how they overcame them. They break down the elements of the film into The Star (Marisa Tomei), The Leading Man (Alexander Siddig), and The Juicy Character Part (Joshua Jackson). Here’s the excerpt discussing …

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INESCAPABLE and Gender Inequality

Toronto’s Metro News took a fresh angle when reviewing Inescapable and interviewing the cast and director: the film’s portrayal of gender inequality in the Middle East, specifically in the character of Fatima, played by Marisa Tomei. Siddig, meanwhile, says he actually saw the inherent limitations placed on her character take a …

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