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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.

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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VIDEO: ‘Cairo Time’ Trailer

The trailer for Cairo Time has been released and it is stunning! Take a look: In Theatres October 9th – Juliette (Patricia Clarkson), a fashion magazine editor in her 50s, travels to Cairo to meet her husband, Mark (Tom McCamus), a UN official working in Gaza, for a three week …

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Barnaby Edwards on Getting Sid for ‘Phantom’

Leslie McMurty of TTZ interviewed Big Finish head honcho Barnaby Edwards recently, discussing his audio plays of Dr. Who and The Phantom of the Opera. Here’s what Barnaby had to say about working with Sid in Phantom: What a coup to get Alexander Siddig as the Persian. Was he your …

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‘The Boundary’ Excerpt

A Sidster found this 2 minute clip from The Boundary on YouTube, giving us a glimpse of the powerful short film’s subject as well as Sid’s performance:

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Sid Books Roles in “Titans”, “Miral”

We’re pleased to announce Sid’s latest projects, an epic mythological adventure and an independent film set in Isreal. We can confirm that Sid will appear as Hermes in the new version of Clash of Titans, co-starring Liam Neeson (who also appeared in Kingdom of Heaven) as Zeus and Ralph Fiennes …

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Sid to Participate in Syriana Q&A

Sid will participate in a screening of Syriana, followed by a Q&A, for the King’s College London Arabic Society on March 19th. Full details to come, but here is the “save the date” announcement: The King’s College London Arabic Society is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a …

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