Sir Ian McKellen

Booming Marvelous: Epic Trailer for the Final ‘Hobbit’ Movie

Yesterday, the full-length trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies was released, and it’s a spectacular affair, filled with ominous rumbles, loud booms, dark looks, intimidating armies, tumbling masonry and worrying ...

WATCH: Sir Ian McKellen Videobombs George Ezra

We are way past the point at which it is a fresh observation to note that Sir Ian McKellen makes being Sir Ian McKellen look like a LOT of fun. He pops up hither and yon—sometimes with his old mucker Sir Patrick Stewart, sometimes ...

First Look at Sir Ian McKellen as ‘Mr. Holmes’

It’s fair to say that Sir Ian McKellen is generally thought of an actor who establishes iconic roles, rather than following in the footsteps of others. But the legendary thesp is making an exception for his next film project, in ...

10 Photos of Brits Actually Wearing Bowler Hats

London has put on a new hat to celebrate the City of London Festival in style. Today, Monday, June 23, marks the opening day of the festival’s newest venue, the Bowler Hat—which is, quite literally, a three-story tall, ...

WATCH: Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Trade Impersonations with McAvoy and Fassbender

If this video sounds familiar to you, you’re right in thinking so. Back in April, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Hugh Jackman got together for a Yahoo!

Five Great British Interpretations Of Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’

Over the next year or so, both Benedict Cumberbatch and his Sherlock colleague Martin Freeman will be playing the lead in parallel productions of Shakespeare’s Richard III. Martin live in London’s Trafalgar Studios this ...

WATCH: Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, and Sirs Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in Leicester Square for ‘X-Men’ U.K. Premiere

British talk show host Jonathan Ross greeted members of the cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past—Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, and Sirs Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart—on the blue carpet in Leicester Square, London, England, for ...

Laura Linney Joins the Cast of Sir Ian McKellen’s ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Movie

More news has emerged of the new Sherlock Holmes project we mentioned last September, the one that has nothing to do with either Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jnr. or Jonny Lee Miller.

PHOTOS: Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen’s NYC Adventures, Remembered

The two British legends have been in New York City performing “two plays in rep” on Broadway in Samuel Beckett‘s Waiting for Godot and Harold Pinter‘s No Man’s Land, which closed this past weekend.

McKellen, Stewart, McAvoy and Fassbender In ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Long Trailer

The second trailer for the rather huge-looking X-Men: Days of Future Past has just been posted online, and as you’d expect, it’s a very boomy affair indeed.