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elan Interviews Alexander Siddig, Patricia Clarkson, & Ruba Nadda

elan magazine has a new interview with Sid, Patricia Clarkson, and Ruba Nadda, discussing the making of Cairo Time and what responsibility Sid and Ruba feel toward filmmaking as “hyphenated Arabs”. Here’s an excerpt: This past week, elan caught up with filmmaker Ruba Nadda, and ‘Cairo Time’ stars Alexander Siddig …

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PHOTOS: Cairo Time New York Premiere

Tonight was the premiere of Cairo Time in New York City in advance of the August 6 release here in the United States. Alexander Siddig, Patricia Clarkson, and Ruba Nadda attended along with Al Roker, Hoda Kotb, Ken Burns and more. Photos from the red carpet are in our Gallery, …

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Watch ‘The Boundary’ On Hulu

The Boundary, a short film Sid starred in a couple of years ago is now available in full on Hulu.com as part of the FilmBuff Shorts series. (Note: most videos on Hulu are only available to viewers in the United States.) Written and directed by Julius Onah, The Boundary is …

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Sid in Star Trek Magazine Genius Issue

Star Trek Magazine has a new interview with Sid in their latest issue (#27), The Genius Issue. The font in the magazine is tiny, so we’ve retyped it to spare your eyesight. “It’s weird,” says Alexander Siddig, pondering the 18 years that have passed since he first played Doctor Julian …

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‘Cairo Time’ To Play At Munich Film Festival

Cairo Time will be screened at the “Filmfest München” in Munich, Germany, on the June 27 and July 1. For more details, visit their website. No word yet on if any of the film’s cast or creative team will attend. Thanks to Ulli for the head’s up!

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PHOTOS: Sid Attends 4.3.2.1 Premiere in London

Sid attended the premiere of his latest film, 4.3.2.1, in London earlier this week. Starring Emma Roberts, Tamsin Egerton, Ophelia Lovibond, and Shanika Warren-Markland, 4.3.2.1 is about four best friends who become involved in a major diamond heist. Sid has a cameo that he thinks we’ll find amusing. The film …

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Alexander Siddig on Miral, Julian Schnabel & His Garden

In a new interview with the Huffington Post, Sid talks about working with Julian Schnabel on Miral, the variety of roles he’s played in the last year, and so much more. It’s another terrific interview. Alexander has plants that have to get in the ground before he departs for Ireland …

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Alexander Siddig Gets Candid With Ugo

Sid gave Ugo a very candid interview discussing Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, particularly his displeasure with the decision to make Bashir genetically enhanced, plus his name change, some clarification about his Sudanese heritage, filming Cairo Time in Egypt, and not playing darts with Colm Meaney.

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‘Strike Back’ Premieres Today (UK)

Strike Back premieres on Sky1 in the UK tonight. The series is based on the book by Chris Ryan and described as a compelling story of betrayal, glory, redemption and revenge played out through the interlinking lives of two former soldiers: military hero Hugh Collinson (Andrew Lincoln) and discharged veteran …

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Sid Featured in New York Times

Sid is featured in this weekend’s edition of The New York Times, as part of a feature about summer movies. Here’s what writer Karen Durbin had to say: The Sudanese-born Alexander Siddig is a successful British stage actor, and Trekkies know him for his seven-year role in the 1990s as …

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Siddig At Tribeca Film Festival

Alexander Siddig spent the weekend in New York as Cairo Time screened at the 9th Annual Tribeca Film Festival. Alongside co-star Patricia Clarkson and writer/director Ruba Nadda, Sid attended a “Meet the Filmmaker” event at the Apple store in Soho, then the screening of the film and the after party. …

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Sid Joins New Season of Primeval

ITV announced today that Alexander Siddig will guest on the new series of Primeval, coming to UK television screens in 2011. Per the press release, Hannah Spearritt, Ben Miller, Andrew Lee-Potts, and Ben Mansfield will return to  keep the world safe from unimaginable dangers – aided by the surprise return …

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‘Cairo Time’ Heads to Tribeca Film Festival

Cairo Time has landed a spot at the prominent Tribeca Film Festival in the Spotlight category. The festival, founded by Robert DeNiro, will host the US premiere of Cairo Time. The date of the screening has not yet been announced, but the festival runs April 21-May 2.

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