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Ian Mckellen

  1. health
    Ian McKellen, Octogenarian Sir, Gets COVID-19 VaccineThe actor has “no hesitation in recommending it to anyone.”
  2. awards season
    Andrew Scott, Dear Evan Hansen (Virtually) Walk Away Winners at Olivier AwardsTheaters are mostly closed in the United Kingdom, but the (awards) show must go on.
  3. looking back
    Ian McKellen Invites You to Read His Lord of the Rings Filming JournalDespite what he said on Extras, Sir Ian spent a lot of time working on becoming Gandalf.
  4. 25 days of cats
    How Do You Teach Actors to Play Cats? Welcome to the Cats Cat SchoolMovement director Sarah Dowling explains the intense cat academy.
  5. trailer mix
    Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen Face Off in the Good Liar TrailerThe first time these two have been paired on the big screen!
  6. sexual abuse
    McKellen Says Singer and Spacey Did Alleged Abuse Because They Were ClosetedNow he’s apologizing for his divisive comments.
  7. cats the movie
    As a Reminder That This Movie Is Happening, Here’s Sir Ian McKellen Singing Cats“At the moment, I’m looking for the inner pussy.”
  8. theatre
    Ian McKellen Hurt His Leg and Turned King Lear Into a Q&AThe audience just had to settle for some quality time with a living legend, and Gandalf.
  9. they’re… cats!
    Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, and James Corden Are Somehow in the Cats MovieIan McKellen will also appear in Tom Hooper’s film.
  10. late-breaking stewie-related news
    Hear Stewie’s ‘Real’ Voice in New Family Guy EpisodeSir Ian McKellen guests as a child psychologist, and they really get into it.
  11. the potterverse
    The Real Reason Ian McKellen Turned Down Playing Dumbledore in Harry PotterThe OG Dumbledore called McKellen “technically brilliant, but passionless.”
  12. last night on late night
    Maggie Smith Went Full Dowager Countess on Ian McKellen at the OscarsSavage.
  13. Ian McKellen Is Getting His Own DocumentaryOne of the best pretenders of our time.
  14. vulture festival 2016
    David Schwimmer on Ian McKellen’s Influence“I just watched this man change, and that’s when I knew I had to try to do that.”
  15. #oscarssowhite
    Ian McKellen on #OscarsSoWhite: Gay Actors Are Also ‘Disregarded’“What about giving me [an Oscar] for playing a straight man?”
  16. party chat
    Ian McKellen Improvised a Song for Cogsworth on Beauty and the Beast“I call it Beauty and the Clock.”
  17. chat room
    Ian McKellen on Awards Season, Gay Rights, and High-Profile PDA“When there was nobody in the world I minded knowing I was gay, everything made sense.”
  18. squad goals
    McKellen, Stewart Recite Taylor Swift LyricsTaylor’s down!
  19. trailer mix
    Dr. Watson Has Made Life So Hard for Mr. HolmesAccording to the official trailer, at least.
  20. the industry
    Ian McKellen Will Play a Clock Sir Ian will be Cogsworth in the live-action Beauty and the Beast.
  21. trailer mix
    Ian McKellen Makes the Perfect Old SherlockJust look at him give sage advice about bees!
  22. adorable things
    Watch These Kids Lose It When Ian McKellen Goes Full-on Gandalf for ThemIt’s everything you wanted it to be and more.
  23. pop-culture convergences
    Sean Bean and the LOTR Fellowship’s TV TakeoverTelevision has claimed six of the nine members this year.
  24. best friends forever
    Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Still Having Fun, Now for ChristmasThe boys posed with Santa, one on each knee.
  25. beef
    Damian Lewis Apologizes For Inadvertently Insulting Sir Ian McKellenThe Homeland actor’s “over-the-top, fruity” comment got him in some trouble.
  26. stage dive
    Reviews: Pairing Up Waiting for Godot and No Man’s Land“The mystery of deep acting at work.”
  27. theater
    Wizard in Residence: Ian McKellen Does Double Duty on BroadwayWith fellow knight Patrick Stewart in Waiting for Godot and Harold Pinter’s psychic slugfest, No Man’s Land.
  28. make it so
    Patrick Stewart’s Wedding Details: ‘Everyone Was Really, Properly Drunk’Stewart and new wife Sunny Ozell talk about Ian McKellen’s officiating, and fooling the paparazzi.
  29. buddies
    Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart Should Post Buddy Photos Every DayBuddies being buddies.
  30. comic-con 2013
    Comic-Con: Ian McKellen Flirts With Fassbender It’s Magneto-on-Magneto action!
  31. weddings!
    Ian McKellen Officiating Patrick Stewart’s WeddingMagneto and Professor X, a.k.a. Gandalf and Captain Picard.
  32. casting couch
    Anna Paquin and Ellen Page Back As X-Men Shawn Ashmore’s Iceman, too.
  33. healthy
    Ian McKellen Does Not Have Prostate CancerHis agent: “That was taken out of context.”
  34. health
    Ian McKellen Has Had Prostate Cancer for Six or Seven YearsHe says he’s fine and that “it’s no big deal.” 
  35. the hobbit
    See Entertainment Weekly’s Hobbit Collector CoversFeaturing Bilbo, Gandalf, Gollum, and Thorin.
  36. ‘The Colbert Report’ Will Celebrate ‘Hobbit Week’ Next Week Noted Tolkien nerd Stephen Colbert is celebrating the release of Peter Jackson’s new Hobbit movie with a theme week on The Colbert Report […]
  37. Ian McKellen to Star in a Gay UK Sitcom from ‘Family Guy’ WriterUK network ITV has just signed two-time Oscar nominee Sir Ian McKellen to star alongside Derek Jacobi as an elderly gay couple in a new series […]
  38. the hobbit
    Ian McKellen Almost Passed on The HobbitBut, but … Gandalf!
  39. movies
    Judi Dench, Ian McKellen Board Zombie ComedyAnd it has the most British title ever.
  40. clickables
    See Gandalf Wearing 3-D Glasses on the Set of The HobbitThis theatrical trend shall not pass.
  41. the hobbit
    Ian McKellen Still Hasn’t Signed On for The Hobbit“I am not under contract, no.”
  42. the hobbit
    Peter Jackson Announces Hobbit CastIt’s a nice distraction from that nasty battle he’s having with a New Zealand union.
  43. hobbits
    McKellen on The Hobbit: “My Time Is Running Out”Could Gandalf the Grey drop out of the long-awaited film?
  44. movies
    Young Man Does Remarkable Impression of Ian McKellen As the Fresh PrinceGandalf reflects on his journey to Bel-Air.
  45. quote machine
    Rachel Weisz Loses Trash-talking Round in the Competition Over Who Can Play the Better Jackie O.Plus: ‘Twilight 3’ to be “amazing” says ‘Twilight 3’ star.
  46. quote machine
    Finally, Michel Gondry Gives Us His Opinion on Lady GagaPlus: Heidi Montag’s best day ever.
  47. tv
    Watch Every Episode of the Original The Prisoner, From 1967–68, for Free OnlineAll seventeen episodes.
  48. quote machine
    50 Cent Is Not Too Concerned With Improving His Credit ScorePlus: Find out why everyone used to call Ian McKellen “Oscar.” (Hint: It wasn’t because he was grouchy.)
  49. ratings
    The Prisoner Premiere Did Almost As Well As the Mad Men FinaleHere comes the Banana Republic tie-in.
  50. wangs
    PBS Announces Wiener-less King LearPBS’ March broadcast of ‘Lear’ will omit Ian McKellen’s nude scene.
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