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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.

National Post Interviews Siddig, Clarkson

The National Post sat down with Sid and Patricia Clarkson in Toronto to talk about Cairo Time. Here’s an excerpt: “Cairo is really dense and noisy,” Clarkson says. “But we both played roles that had a languid centre, a calming centre. When Juliet arrives in the city, she has to …

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PHOTOS: Sid in Toronto for TIFF

The first photos of Sid in Toronto for Cairo Time‘s debut at the Toronto International Film Festival tonight are coming in and we’ve got them in the Gallery. Sid and director Ruba Nadda posed for their official TIFF portraits earlier today in advance of tonight’s premiere.

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‘Cairo Time’ Reviews From TIFF

Cairo Time screened for journalists at the Toronto International Film Festival and the reviews are looking good. Here are reviews that mention Sid specifically. From the Torontoist: Cairo Time (Ruba Nadda) REVIEWED BY CHRISTOPHER BIRD One would expect Cairo Time to be something out of the hackneyed “middle-aged lady travels …

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REVIEW: Cairo Time

The REEL Addict has our first review of Cairo Time, set to debut Sunday, September 13 at the Toronto International Film Festival: This is essentially a modern updating of Noel Coward’s play Still Life, which became the basis for BRIEF ENCOUNTER, written by Coward and directed by David Lean.  The …

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MTV To Show First ‘Clash of the Titans’ Footage

MTV will air exclusive, first-look footage of Clash of the Titans on Friday, September 4th at 7pm ET/PT. Sid plays Hermes in the film, due out in March 2010. A remake of the 1981 movie, Clash of the Titans focuses on Perseus (Sam Worthington), the mortal hero made to carry …

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‘The Boundary’ To Screen Around the World

The Boundary, a short film Sid starred in last year, is a finalist in the Manhattan Short Film Festival. This traveling film festival brings a select slate of shorts to venues across the globe beginning September 20, providing audiences around the world a chance to see films they might miss …

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PREVIEW: Sid in ‘Merlin’

Sid’s episode of Merlin airs on NBC this Sunday, August 16, at 8/7c. He plays the leader of a band of raiders, terrorizing Merlin’s home village, in a role unlike any other we’ve seen. Check it out in the preview below and the photos in the Gallery.

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Cairo Time to Premiere at TIFF

More entries in the Toronto International Film Festival were announced today, and, as expected, Cairo Time will premiere at TIFF in September. Cairo Time is a Canadian film, although it is set in Egypt, and will be featured in the Canada First! category. TIFF runs September 10-19, 2009; screening schedules …

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Bidoun Magazine Interviews Alexander Siddig

In perhaps the most revealing interview ever published, Bidoun Magazine‘s Jamal Mahjoub talked to Alexander Siddig about his childhood, becoming an actor, how September 11 changed him as a person and as an actor, and more. AS: … But then go back to the Kingdom of Heaven, for example, which …

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