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Sir Ian McKellen Surprised He Gets On with Bestie Sir Patrick Stewart

Sir Ian McKellen tells CBS News‘ Leslie Stahl that he broke down in tears when his and Sir Patrick Stewart‘s 2009 production of Waiting for Godot came to an end, because he knew he’d miss his friend so much. But, ...

WATCH: New ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Trailer

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the sequel to last year’s An Unexpected Journey, seemed like it was a world away when first talking about it … but, the release date is upon us, and the adaptation of J.R.R.

Sir Patrick Stewart Gets Married By Sir Ian McKellen

It has been something of a busy weekend in the lives of Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen, thespian knights of the realm. One marrying, the other married, but not to each other.

Sir Ian McKellen’s ‘Vicious’ Gets Renewed for Second Season

It isn’t a huge surprise to learn ITV’s Vicious has been renewed with its April, 2013 premiere kicking off with 5.7 million viewers. But, it is a nice surprise.

Sir Ian McKellen Has Filmed His Last Scene As Gandalf

Hopefully you’ll forgive a shameless raid on a famous person’s Facebook feed, in order to discuss the end of an era. It seems Sir Ian McKellen has finally finished with the fake beard and funny robes required to bring his ...

WATCH: New ‘Hobbit’ Trailer – ‘The Desolation of Smaug’

NOW we’re getting somewhere!

Critics of the last Hobbit movie were quick to point out that the film seemed to take longer to get started than it would take to read the entire novel, backwards, while blindfolded and hung upside-down, using a tissue paper rope, over ...

What Are Brits Watching? ‘Vicious’

Real life friends Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi play more-than-friends in this new sitcom.

Sir Ian McKellen: “I’m Going To Marry Patrick Stewart”

This is one is too good pass up, even if you’re already reading it from other places.

(You, er, you don’t visit other places, do you? I’d hate to think you were getting your Anglophile jollies somewhere else.

WATCH: Two Featurettes On The Special Effects That Made ‘The Hobbit’

Oh yes, I bet you thought now that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is in the theaters we’d have run out of things to say on the subject. Well nuh-uh.

‘The Hobbit’ Breaks US Box Office Records

See, didn’t we tell you Martin Freeman was good?

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey finally reached theaters this weekend, and despite some lukewarm reviews and complaints about the running time, Peter Jackson’s latest Middle-earth epic has set a box office record with the ...