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Ian McKellen to Play Cogsworth in 'Beauty and the Beast'

April 11, 2015 01:04:36

The Gandalf of 'The Hobbit' trilogy will play the Beast's loyal butler in Disney's live-action take on the famous tale.

Ian McKellen's Sherlock Revisits Old Case in First 'Mr. Holmes' Clip

February 05, 2015 04:02:28

McKellen plays an older version of Sherlock Holmes who talks to a young boy about his last case and his old flame in the snippet.

Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen to Star in Starz's Movie 'The Dresser'

January 10, 2015 08:01:10

The two veteran actors will team up for the first time in the television adaptation of Ronald Harwood's play inspired by his own experience.

Sylvester Stallone and Ian McKellen to Voice 'Animal Crackers'

November 07, 2014 11:11:03

The animated movie will revolve around a box of magical cookies which turn people into the animal they have eaten.

First Look at Ian McKellen as Aging Sherlock Holmes in Upcoming Film

July 10, 2014 01:07:41

'Mr. Holmes' previously titled 'A Slight Trick of the Mind' will see McKellen channeling his inner detective to solve a cold case from years ago.

Ian McKellen to Officiate Patrick Stewart's Wedding

March 19, 2013 11:03:03

The Magneto depicter jokes about marrying the Professor X of 'X-Men' before clarifying that he will preside over his good friend's wedding.

Ian McKellen Has Battled Prostate Cancer for Six Years

December 12, 2012 12:12:16

The 'Hobbit' star said he has not felt any pain whatsoever because he refused to skip exercise despite his age.

AC/DC Sell 48,000 Albums and 696,000 Songs on iTunes

November 30, 2012 11:11:05

The rock legends erase all doubts about putting their music catalog on iTunes as they make huge sales during their debut week.

Ian McKellen Weighs In on His Return as Magneto in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

November 30, 2012 10:11:45

On Michael Fassbender's performance as the younger version of Erik Lehnsherr, the original Magneto depicter gushes, 'I thought he was better than me.'

'Star Trek Into Darkness' Plot Is Revealed, but Villain Is Still Mystery

November 28, 2012 10:11:33

The identity of the antagonist to be played by Benedict Cumberbatch is still kept secret, though it is teased that Kirk and his team will fight 'a one man weapon of mass destruction.'

Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean and Wife Welcome Baby Girl

November 28, 2012 10:11:31

First-time father A.J. tweets, 'Rochelle and I are thrilled to officially announce the birth of our baby monkee Ava Jaymes McLean.'

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Officially Join 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

November 28, 2012 10:11:27

The 'X-Men' and 'X2' actors will reprise their roles as Professor X and Magneto, whose younger versions are played by James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender respectively.

Ian McKellen Defends 'The Hobbit' From Criticisms Over the Film's Format

October 31, 2012 10:10:44

'It's not the sort of crude 3D that comes out of the screen,' so the Gandalf the Grey depicter says, defending Peter Jackson's controversial works in 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'.

First Official Pic of Bilbo in 'The Hobbit' Released

June 24, 2011 12:06:53

In another photo, Martin Freeman also took a direction from Peter Jackson who is trying his best to meet the December 2012 schedule without sacrificing the quality.

Sir Ian Mckellen Campaigns for Paintings to Be Made Public

April 19, 2011 10:04:00

Sir Ian Mckellen is urging gallery bosses at London's famous Tate Britain to exhibit the institution's collection of paintings by revered British artist Ls Lowry.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies World Premiere - Arrivals
60th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2014
Ian McKellen Receives An Honorary Degree from Cambridge University
Ian McKellen Receives An Honorary Degree from Cambridge University
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies World Premiere - Arrivals
65th Berlin International Film Festival - Mr. Holmes Premiere - Arrivals