Tag Archives: Ian McKellen

Shakespeare Day: In Honor of the Bard of Avon

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.

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart Are Heading to Broadway

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.

British Actors Populate Middle-Earth in ‘The Hobbit’

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).

From Jesus to The Prisoner: Passion of the Christ Star May Play Classic Role

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Ian McKellen Blogs About His Late Apt Pupil Co-star, Brad Renfro

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 ...