Articles Tagged 'Sir Ian McKellen'

Sir Ian McKellen arrives for the red carpet of the 19th Shanghai International Film Festival at Shanghai Grand Theatre on June 11, 2016 in Shanghai, China.

Stop Everything: Someone is Making a Documentary about Sir Ian McKellen

From Gandalf and Magneto, to a lovesick vampire and an aging Sherlock Holmes, Sir Ian McKellen has played some iconic roles in his career, but his next might be his most challenging yet. Who could it be?, we hear you ask. Hamlet? King Lear? Macbeth? Nope. (He’s played them all already, of course.) The ever gracious knight is set to […]

The Cinema Society With Lillet & NARS Host A Screening Of Sundance Selects’ “45 Years” – After Party

Sir Ian McKellen Puts the Kibosh on Autobiography

Sir Ian McKellen had signed on to write a memoir, but he realized that it was too difficult to relive earlier moments in his life, reports the Belfast Telegraph. While this might be a bit of a downer for those looking forward to reading about McKellen’s formative years, his explanation does give us some insight […]

Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins star in The Dresser.

WATCH: Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins Star in ‘The Dresser’

They might both be knights of the British Empire, but Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Anthony Hopkins have never appeared on screen together. Until now, that is. They both star in The Dresser, a feature-length adaptation of Ronald Harwood‘s 1980 play that’s due to air in May. It’s set in the backstage of a theater in England […]

Hollywood Foreign Press Association And InStyle Celebrate The 2016 Golden Globe Award Season

‘Today’ Host Makes Sir Ian McKellen an Over-the-Top Offer

Sir Ian McKellen swung by the Today show at Rockefeller Center in NYC to talk about his recent role in Mr. Holmes and the upcoming film Beauty and the Beast. The interview runs the gamut, covering a good amount of material, but of course we honed in on him talking about his bestie Sir Patrick Stewart. […]

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WATCH: Sir Ian McKellen Impersonates Dame Maggie Smith

Sir Ian McKellen stopped by L.A.’s Fine Arts Theatre to chat about the opposite sex, specifically, “Women I’ve Filmed With,” reports Out Magazine. McKellen sat on stage, sharing intimate stories with the audience like they were all at a dinner party. One woman he’s worked with and was keen to talk about is Dame Maggie […]

Sir Ian McKellen at Oxford Union (Photo: Oxford Union)

WATCH: Oxford Union’s Taylor Swift Mash-up

There’s not too much to say about this clip, except that it features some of Anglophenia’s favorite British stars—Stephen Fry, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart—as well as Morgan Freeman, Kendrick Lamar, Piers Morgan, Diane Kruger, Jack Gleeson and the Korean pop star Psy (of “Gangnam Style” fame) having their words taken out of footage of their addresses […]

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WATCH: Sir Patrick Stewart Smooches Conan O’Brien on ‘Late Night’

Late night host Conan O’Brien spotted the iconic photo of Sir Patrick Stewart giving bestie Sir Ian McKellen a big kiss on the lips at the Mr. Holmes premiere, which had O’Brien busting with questions on last night’s Late Night program. He and his right-hand man Andy Richter inquired, “Is it only other Sirs? Is it […]

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