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  1. Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi bicker in Vicious trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Radio Times

    Sir Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi are finally back as Freddie and Stuart, an elderly couple who have lived together in their Covent Garden flat for half a century and judging from the trailer their relationship is as tempestuous as ever. It's been two years since the first series of the ITV comedy, which received mixed reviews.

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  2. 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' review: Jackson returns to Middle EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Examiner.com

    ... adventures of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), a quiet and unassuming hobbit recruited by the wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) to join a perilous quest to the Lonely Mountain. Bilbo's mission: to be the 14th member of a band of Dwarves led by Gandalf ...

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  3. Why these two characters are allowed to appear in both the 'X-Men' and 'Avengers' moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Genesee Country Express

    ... and Quicksilver, aka Wanda and Pietro Maximoff, are the children of Magneto, who has been played on screen by Ian McKellen and Michael Fassbender, and are one of many characters referred to as mutants for Naturally, you would expect to see the two ...

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  4. Which Shakespeare performance shocked you the most?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | OUPblog

    ... would have to go to Trevor Nunn's King Lear at the Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon (2007) starring Sir Ian McKellen in the title role. The thrust stage made the performance feel very intimate, and I was taken aback by the intensity of the ...

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  5. Paddy McGuinness set for Coronation Street roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | ITV

    ... in a long line of celebrities to take a role on the cobbles, with past guest appearances from stars including Ian McKellen, Trevor McDonald, Nigel Havers, Stephanie Cole and Joanna Lumley. Les Dennis is currently starring in the show as Michael ...

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  6. Peter Jackson Writes Open Letter For Tragic CinematographerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WENN Blog

    ... one of the great cinematographers of our time. Rest in Peace, my friend." Jackson's Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen also remembered Lesnie in a message posted on social media, calling the cinematographer's death "appalling news". He adds, ...

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  7. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Daily Star

    ... the film's villain Apocalypse. While Patrick Stewart confirmed he will not be making an appearance, he said Sir Ian McKellen fresh from his role as a mature Sherlock Holmes in Mr Holmes will "certainly" have a role in the film. X-Men: Apocalypse is ...

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  8. Ruby Wax To Receive Honorary ObeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | ContactMusic.com

    ... to all of you who have come on this journey with me - together we can remove stigma about mental health." Sir Ian McKellen writes, "Well deserved congratulations to Ruby", while Star Wars legend Carrie Fisher, adds, "Fantastic news! Does this mean ...

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  9. San Francisco International Film Festival lights up the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Examiner.com

    ... of Enemies, The Diplomat, Listen to me Marlon , and What Happened, Miss Simone ? Amongst the feature films, Sir Ian McKellen portrays literature's legendary detective in Mr Holmes , and Vigo Mortensen appears in Far From Men , a dramatic film set ...

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  10. Game of Thrones actor Iwan Rheon hoping for a hit with his debut albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | IcNetwork

    ... E4 show Misfits, displayed his penchant for humour as boy-next-door Ash in ITV comedy Vicious alongside Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi, and excelled in the role for which he is globally recognised - the deranged Ramsay Snow in fantasy hit ...

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  11. X-MEN: Days of Future Past [The Rogue Cut] BluRayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ARTWORK for the BLU RAY STEELCASE RELEASE HAS BEEN REVEALED The Rogue Cut of X-Men: Days of Future Past is more than 17 minutes longer than the original cut, and features some changes made by director Bryan Singer. This film version leans heavily on Anna Paquin's Rogue and Ian McKellen's Magneto.

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  12. Easter eggs from Marvel's Avengers: Age of UltronRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | This Is Staffordshire

    Journalist Phil Bowers, who's been reading Marvel and DC Comics since he was old enough to know the difference between Superman and Iron Man, has picked out 10 Easter eggs for Marvel and film fans to look out for 1. Pietro and Wanda Maximoff, or Quicksilver and The Scarlet Witch, as they're better known, are actually the children of another famous Marvel character - Magneto, who you might have seen in the X-Men movies played by Ian McKellen and Michael Fassbender. No chance of him showing up in an Avengers movie though, as Marvel doesn't own the film rights to the character.

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  13. 'The Hobbit: The Motion Picture Trilogy': Movies are great, but extras are so-soRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Examiner.com

    ... Award-winning epic The Return of the Kin g, Warner Bros. released The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey . Starring Ian McKellen as Gandalf, Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, Cate Blanchett as Galadriel, and Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, this ...

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  14. Things To Do In London: Friday 24 April 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Londonist

    ... , just across the road, is also open late. Free (charge for some exhibitions), 6pm-10pm BRING BACK THE NHS: Sir Ian McKellen will be hosting an evening of 25 lightning talks celebrating the people, services, and ethos of the NHS . Line up of ...

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  15. #MilifandomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Independent

    ... images of the Leader of the Opposition. READ MORE Ed Miliband inspires One Direction-style teenage crushes Sir Ian McKellen endorses Ed Miliband's commitment to LGBT rights On paper, Ed Miliband seems like the most unlikely candidate for a fandom. ...

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  16. Ewan McGregor to star in Beauty and the BeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | National Ledger

    Ewan McGregor will be starring in 'Beauty and the Beast' opposite Sir Ian McKellen, Emma Watson and Emma Thompson. The 44-year-old actor has been announced as the latest casting for Disney's live-action film, and will be playing Lumiere, the butler-turned-candlestick, according to Empire Online.

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  17. New Zealand PMa s awkward momentsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Standard

    ... never going to make it. You've got that gay red top on there." The slur earned him a telling-off from Sir Ian McKellen, or, as he is known in New Zealand, Gandalf. 'Galloping colonial clot' Key was described as a "galloping colonial clot" by the ...

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  18. Top 10 awkward John Key momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... landed himself in hot water in 2012 when he used "gay" as an adjective to describe a radio host's shirt. Sir Ian McKellen was among those unamused, and said Key needed to watch his homophobic language. In a display of what can only be described as ...

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  19. 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer on Iceman coming out in comic:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... around him in terms of what I asked or what I said. Isn't it true that you pitched this aspect of the film to Ian McKellen in order to get him in the first movie? Yes, that was one of the ways I got him to understand it. I told him, "Your character ...

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  20. Ewan McGregor in talks for a Beauty & the Beasta revampRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The star is in final negotiations to play maitre d'-turned-candelabra Lumiere in Disney's live-action version of the 1991 animated blockbuster. If he signs on he will join previously announced stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Kevin Kline, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Emma Thompson and Sir Ian McKellen in the production, which is scheduled to begin shooting next month.

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