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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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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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Variety Reviews “Espion(s)”

Variety has posted their review of Espion(s), the French espionage thriller Sid filmed last year. WARNING: Spoilers! Spy(ies) Espion(s) (France) By JORDAN MINTZER A Mars Distribution release of a the Film, Studio 37, Mars Films, France 2 Cinema production, with participation of Canal Plus, CineCinema. (International sales: Studio 37/Kinology, Paris.) Produced …

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