Articles Tagged 'Derek Jacobi'

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Sir Ian McKellen Would Say ‘Yes’ to ‘Vicious’ Season Three

Sir Ian McKellen is already talking about a possible third season for Vicious, while we wait patiently on the second season to premiere in the U.S. this August. Don’t get us wrong, we’re not complaining. The powers that be can sort out the third season while we casually make our way through the second season co-starring Sir Derek Jacobi […]

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Sirs Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi Have Grand Time at NYC Pride Parade

Longtime friends and co-stars of the British sitcom Vicious, Sirs Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi joined forces to help kick off the 27th annual NYC Gay Pride Parade as grand marshals on Sunday, June 28. McKellen seems to fit in wherever he goes, but he really owned his spot in the march: .@IanMcKellen is a rockstar […]

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VOTE: Who is the British Kevin Bacon?

A couple of weeks ago, we posed the question ‘Who is the British Kevin Bacon?’ as a way of celebrating those British character actors who have appeared in such a staggering variety of U.K. films and TV shows that you could use their various projects as stepping stones to access almost every other working actor […]

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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 most famous creation to life. No, not Magneto! Gandalf the Grey (Who is Sometimes White). […]

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WATCH: Sirs Ian McKellen, Derek Jacobi as Bickering Couple in ‘Vicious’

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. 5.7 million British viewers watched the premiere last night on Britain’s ITV, down 3.5 million from the Broadchurch finale which […]

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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. It’s fine for the others, they have low attention spans and no class, but you, you’ve always […]

Doctor Who Rogues Gallery: The Master

Every Holmes needs a Moriarty, ever Scooby Doo needs an embittered janitor. The Doctor has the Master, a rival Time Lord who appears to be slightly more successful at Time Lording than his eccentric fellow Gallifreyan (fully working chameleon circuit on his TARDIS, for starters), apart from one problem: he’s mad. In fact, he’s mad […]

WATCH: ‘Anonymous’ Trailer Starring Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave

Deadline has shared the new trailer for Anonymous, the forthcoming Roland Emmerich-directed period drama, which explores the idea that William Shakespeare‘s beloved plays may have been written by someone else (Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford), while also tying in some of the political commotion surrounding the end of the Elizabethan era. Anonymous […]