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Oded Fehr & Saad Siddiqui Join INESCAPABLE

Sid’s latest collaboration with Cairo Time writer/director Ruba Nadda, Inescapable, added two more actors, per The Hollywood Reporter. Oded Fehr and Saad Siddiqui will co-star in the movie, currently in production. No word on which roles they’re playing in the thriller, but Alexander Siddig and Oded Fehr in the same …

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Happy Holidays! Gabriel’s Message

As we gather with friends and family to celebrate the season, we wanted to wish Sidsters around the world a very happy holiday. In the spirit of the season, check out this fan video of Sting’s haunting carol “Gabriel’s Message” paired with clips from The Nativity Story in which Sid …

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PRIMEVAL Season 5 Premieres Tonight on BBC America

Ready for more temporal anomalies? Primeval kicks off season 5 tonight at 9/8c on BBC America! Geek site io9 got a sneak peek at the first episode of the season, and spotlighted the subplot involving Sid’s character, Philip, as a highlight. A lot of the real fun of the episode …

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Alexander Siddig Quoted in EW Article About Arabs in Film

In the October 14/21 issue of Entertainment Weekly, the special “reunion” issue, there is a special report on Middle Eastern actors in film. Sid is quoted, along with many others, about being an actor of Arab descent in Hollywood. The implicit onscreen hostility to Arabs post-9/11 shocked Alexander Siddig, a …

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PRIMEVAL Season 5 Coming to BBC America in November

U.S. Sidsters, rejoice! BBC America just announced that the fifth (and final?) season of Primeval will premiere on the network Saturday, November 12, 9:00pm ET/PT as part of Supernatural Saturdays. A marathon of season 4 episodes will begin at 2:00pm ET/PT that same day leading up to the premiere. What …

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Vera Farmiga to Co-Star in INESCAPABLE?

Rumor has it that Oscar-nominated actress Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air) has signed on to co-star opposite Alexander Siddig in Inescapable. The film is the second time Sid has teamed up with writer/director Ruba Nadda; 2010’s Cairo Time was their first movie together. Plot details are scarce but we do …

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WeekendTrek Raises $3500 for Doctors Without Borders

As part of the festivities at WeekendTrek, an auction was held to benefit Doctors Without Borders, one of Sid’s preferred charities. Fans bid on “baby pages” (the small script pages actors use while filming) signed by Sid, Andy Robinson and Rene Auberjonois to raise $583 for the charity. In addition, …

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