SidCity.net http://www.sidcity.net The official fansite for Alexander Siddig Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:01:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.2 GOTHAM: Alexander Siddig’s Season 4 Cast Photo http://www.sidcity.net/2017/09/20/gotham-alexander-siddigs-season-4-cast-photo/ http://www.sidcity.net/2017/09/20/gotham-alexander-siddigs-season-4-cast-photo/#respond Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:54:58 +0000 http://www.sidcity.net/?p=1927 FOX released a series of new cast photos for Gotham season 4, including one of new addition Alexander Siddig as Ra’s al Ghul.

Menacing? Ominious? Compelling? Yes. The rest of the cast photos are below. Gotham returns Thursday, September 21 at 8/7c on FOX.

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VIDEO: Alexander Siddig Talks Ra’s al Ghul, GOTHAM Season 4 http://www.sidcity.net/2017/09/05/video-alexander-siddig-talks-ras-al-ghul-gotham-season-4/ http://www.sidcity.net/2017/09/05/video-alexander-siddig-talks-ras-al-ghul-gotham-season-4/#comments Tue, 05 Sep 2017 07:00:59 +0000 http://www.sidcity.net/?p=1918 I had the opportunity to be part of a roundtable in the Gotham press room during Comic Con in July. Among those we interviewed was our own Alexander Siddig.

Press play on the video below to hear Sid talk about discovering Gotham, Ra’s al Ghul’s motivations, and much more. Don’t miss his interaction with the junior reporter at our table, especially in the second video.

 

Gotham returns Thursday, September 21 at 8/7c on FOX.

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GOTHAM: Season 4 Premiere, Cast at Tribeca TV Festival http://www.sidcity.net/2017/08/16/gotham-season-4-to-premiere-at-tribeca-tv-festival/ http://www.sidcity.net/2017/08/16/gotham-season-4-to-premiere-at-tribeca-tv-festival/#comments Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:34:40 +0000 http://www.sidcity.net/?p=1913 Tribeca Enterprises announced on Wednesday that to supplement its acclaimed annual film festival, co-founded by Robert DeNiro, is launching the Tribeca TV Festival, to run September 22-24. The event will feature numerous premieres and panel discussions, including the season 4 premiere of Gotham.

Saturday, September 23 @ 4PM
Gotham (Fox)
Executive producer Danny Cannon will be joined by cast members Ben McKenzie, Robin Lord Taylor, Camren Bicondova, David Mazouz, Sean Pertwee and Jessica Lucas, as well as premiere the Season 4 opener, “The Fear Reaper.”

Siddig is not currently scheduled to be at the event, but with Gotham filming in Brooklyn, he may be added to the roster. Visit the Tribeca website for more information.

Gotham season 4 premieres Thursday, September 21 at 8/7c on FOX.

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PHOTOS: Alexander Siddig at FOX Summer TCA Party http://www.sidcity.net/2017/08/11/photos-alexander-siddig-at-fox-summer-tca-party/ http://www.sidcity.net/2017/08/11/photos-alexander-siddig-at-fox-summer-tca-party/#comments Fri, 11 Aug 2017 20:05:46 +0000 http://www.sidcity.net/?p=1884 FOX brought a few stars from Gotham to their summer Television Critics Association day earlier this week, including our own Alexander Siddig. In addition to giving several interviews like this one for TVGuide.com, Sid attended the FOX Summer TCA Party and posed for a few photos.

Sorry about the awkward thumbnail cropping…click for the full-size pics!

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GOTHAM: Alexander Siddig & David Mazouz Discuss Season 4 http://www.sidcity.net/2017/08/11/gotham-alexander-siddig-david-mazouz-discuss-season-4/ http://www.sidcity.net/2017/08/11/gotham-alexander-siddig-david-mazouz-discuss-season-4/#comments Fri, 11 Aug 2017 19:47:47 +0000 http://www.sidcity.net/?p=1880 TVGuide.com has a short new interview with Gotham‘s David Mazouz and Alexander Siddig giving us a glimpse into the dynamic between Bruce Wayne and Ra’s al Ghul in season 4. That bit at the end is interesting, eh?

Gotham returns Thursday, September 21 at 8/7c on FOX.

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PHOTOS: Alexander Siddig at Comic Con 2017 http://www.sidcity.net/2017/07/23/photos-alexander-siddig-at-comic-con/ http://www.sidcity.net/2017/07/23/photos-alexander-siddig-at-comic-con/#comments Sun, 23 Jul 2017 22:44:04 +0000 http://www.sidcity.net/?p=1859 FOX brought a bunch of cast members from Gotham to San Diego Comic Con this year, including Alexander Siddig who attended the event for the first time. (I know, how has Sid never been to this before?!?) I had the opportunity to interview Sid in the Gotham press room – this is my 10th year covering SDCC as a journalist – and will be posting that interview later this week. In the meantime, here’s a round up of photos from the many, many, many things Sid did this weekend.

Note: I’ll be adding to this post, so stay tuned!

 

Here’s the official BuzzFeed portrait:

DS9 reunion!

Entertainment Weekly always produces stunning portraits from SDCC. Look at all these gorgeous faces!

Cast of Gotham @ SDCC @ 2017

Here’s a sneak peek of Sid in the GOTHAM press room. Wait until you see him interact with the 11 year old junior reporter who asked him what he likes about playing R’es al Ghul!

Alexander Siddig in the GOTHAM press room

FOX released several photos from the panel and the photo opp. Check out the pic of him making Executive Producer John Stephens bust up laughing!

TVLine’s portrait is a bit moody.

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FIRST LOOK: Alexander Siddig as Ra’s al Ghul {VIDEO} http://www.sidcity.net/2017/06/02/first-look-alexander-siddig-as-ras-al-ghul-video/ http://www.sidcity.net/2017/06/02/first-look-alexander-siddig-as-ras-al-ghul-video/#comments Fri, 02 Jun 2017 03:29:59 +0000 http://www.sidcity.net/?p=1856 It’s here! Our first look at Alexander Siddig as R’as al Ghul on Gotham, and he looks incredible! Watch this introduction video and meet me on the other side.

I don’t know a lot about the Bat’verse – the recent, mythology heavy movies are a bit on the grimdark side for me –
but I do know that R’as al Ghul is an ambiguous character who is both villain and mentor for Bruce Wayne. Looks like Sid is having fun playing with that ambiguity. Did anyone else get chills when he said that Ra’s wants to “get Bruce to cross a line that he should never cross”? Looking forward to his debut on Monday!

The two-part season finale of Gotham airs Monday, June 5 at 8/7c on FOX.

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GOTHAM Season Finale Preview Teases Ra’s al Ghul http://www.sidcity.net/2017/05/30/gotham-season-finale-preview-teases-ras-al-ghul/ http://www.sidcity.net/2017/05/30/gotham-season-finale-preview-teases-ras-al-ghul/#comments Tue, 30 May 2017 16:43:29 +0000 http://www.sidcity.net/?p=1854 Alexander Siddig’s big Gotham debut is next week in the two-part season finale, teased in the preview following last night’s episode. FOX is keeping Sid’s R’as al Ghul under wraps for the most part. The promo gives us just the teeniest glimpse, and we hear him at the end, but no clear shots. They’ve yet to release any photos of Sid in character, either, although they released a set of 30 promo photos for the finale. Building up to a big reveal?

Official synopsis:

With the deadly virus spreading throughout the city, the search for the antidote continues, as Fish Mooney (guest star Jada Pinkett Smith), The Riddler and Penguin reveal plans of their own. Bruce meets Ra’s Al Ghul (guest star Alexander Siddig) and completes his last task in order to fulfill his destiny, but realizes he can’t let go of his past. Meanwhile, Gordon tries to win back Lee, and past alliances within Gotham City are broken, while new alliances are formed in the all-new, special two-hour “Heroes Rise: Destiny Calling/ Heroes Rise: Heavydirtysoul” season finale episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, June 5 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

 

 

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Ra’s al Ghul is “ambiguous” says Siddig http://www.sidcity.net/2017/04/01/ras-al-ghul-is-ambiguous-says-siddig/ http://www.sidcity.net/2017/04/01/ras-al-ghul-is-ambiguous-says-siddig/#comments Sat, 01 Apr 2017 07:00:48 +0000 http://www.sidcity.net/?p=1839 Alexander Siddig gave his first interview about playing Ra’s al Ghul on FOX’s Gotham, telling Digital Spy that the weekly television format means he’s chosen to play the supervillain “in a more ambiguous way” than we might have expected

“I really tried to be as ambiguous as possible. I’ve only done two episodes and as an actor in episodic television, I don’t know what the next script is, so I’m confronted with finding a way to play something really dark in a more ambiguous way.”

He goes on to share a glimpse of the character as described in the script: “You’re really not sure if he’s good or bad – no-one knows whether he’s a demon or a saint, or a ghost, that’s a line from the script.”

Read more from Siddig about how much fun he’s having with the character and how he’s chosen to pronounce “Ra’s” – a topic of some debate, apparently – over at Digital Spy.

Gotham returns to FOX on Monday, April 24 at 8/7c. The series also airs on Channel 5 in the UK.

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Alexander Siddig Voices “Alien: River of Pain” for Audible http://www.sidcity.net/2017/03/31/alexander-siddig-voices-alien-river-of-pain-for-audible/ http://www.sidcity.net/2017/03/31/alexander-siddig-voices-alien-river-of-pain-for-audible/#comments Fri, 31 Mar 2017 17:54:30 +0000 http://www.sidcity.net/?p=1841 Audible announced this week that Alexander Siddig is starring in their new audio play Alien: River of Pain.

Based on the 2014 novel, Alien: River of Pain is set between the first and second films in the franchise and chronicles the birth and backstory of Aliens‘ Newt. The play explores the destruction of Hadley’s Hope, a research and mining colony in 2157.

Siddig plays “ruthless” Doctor Reese, as Siddig told Den of Geek: “I play a character called Dr. Reese, who’s one of a group of scientists sent to the far reaches of space to hopefully capture an alien alive – despite whatever human cost that incurs. So I’m not a particularly nice piece of work.”

Joining Siddig are Anna Friel, Philip Glenister, Michelle Ryan, Colin Salmon and Mark Warren all feature in River of Pain, from award-winning radio producer Dirk Maggs.

Alien: River of Pain will be released April 26, 2017. It’s available for pre-order now at Audible and Audible UK.

Alien: River of Pain starring Alexander Siddig, Anna Friel, Phillip Glenister, Colin Salmon

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