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Tag Archives: Ian McKellen
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 5th, 2013
This is getting ridiculous. It’s one thing for Benedict Cumberbatch to play all of the roles in all of the films, but while this is going on, film-makers are hellbent on creating more and more different versions of Sherlock ...
By Brigid Brown | Posted on June 7th, 2013
If you missed out on the BBC America premiere of David Tennant’s miniseries, Spies of Warsaw, you can check it out on iTunes.com. What other British spy dramas are available online?
Let’s celebrate history’s seamier side. It was 50 years ago today (June 5) that John Profumo, the British Secretary of State and a rising politician in the Conservative Party, resigned in disgrace after having been caught having an ...
By Brigid Brown | Posted on June 3rd, 2013
Sir Patrick Stewart was “jet-lagged out of his mind” but even so he was chuffed to talk with the amped up audience at Comicpalooza, in Houston, TX, after practically coming directly from the set of X-Men: Days of Future Past.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on April 30th, 2013
Well, this certainly qualifies as an event: Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi have done a six-part sitcom together titled Vicious, playing a quick-quipped gay couple who’ve been shacked up for nearly 50 years. 5.
Poet and playwright William Shakespeare is celebrated on April 23 each year, affectionately known as Shakespeare Day, and while today is not a bank holiday (people don’t get the day off of work) in the U.K.
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on February 4th, 2013
X-Men colleagues Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart are going to be reunited on stage in Broadway productions of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land this fall.
By Leah Rozen | Posted on December 11th, 2012
It is easy to mistake The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey for a British movie. That’s because English actors play so many of the major roles in the fantasy adventure film, which opens Friday (Dec. 14).
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on June 11th, 2008
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By Kevin Wicks | Posted on January 18th, 2008
Sir Ian McKellen has written a blog post about his Apt Pupil co-star Brad Renfro, who died unexpectedly earlier this week at age 25. “I first caught sight of Brad Renfro when he was kicking a football around with Bryan Singer on ...