A giant of English film and theatre, Ian McKellan looks set to enchant another generation with his portrayal of London’s most famous detective as a frail recluse in his 90s says
Wed, 17 Jun, 2015
Ian McKellen has used twitter as well as his amazing writing ability to pay a final tribute to his friend and co-star Christopher Lee who passed away earlier this week.
Fri, 12 Jun, 2015
When Ireland passed the
Wed, 10 Jun, 2015
You can’t beat a good impression and this guyu is stellar at them.
Thu, 07 May, 2015
There are thousands, literally thousands, of impressionist videos on YouTube, but this lad is possibly one of the best you will see.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
Irish actor Aidan Turner tellshow his role as Kili the dwarf became part of a major storyline in The Hobbit trilogy.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
AFTER 17 years immersed in directing The Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit films, Peter Jackson’s immediate plans for a future without the fantasy series are firmly grounded in reality.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
Hobbit stars past and present were reunited on the green carpet for the world premiere of the final film, The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies.
Mon, 01 Dec, 2014
He sure does realise how ‘precious’ education is.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
If you’re on a quest for a new place to get Legolas, pack your Baggins and head west to the rolling green hills of Kerry, where a Lord of the Rings- themed pub has opened its doors — and you don’t need an elfish password to enter.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
It may be nearly a decade since the last Lord of the Rings films graced our cinema screens but with The Hobbit yet to wrap up, Sir Ian McKellen is certainly not ready to let go of his beloved character Gandalf.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014
Sir Ian McKellan pays a surprise visit to a midnight screening of 'The Desolation of Smaug'. And the crowd goes wild…
Tue, 17 Dec, 2013
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug ***
Sun, 15 Dec, 2013
'Homeland' actor Damian Lewis has apologised to 'Lord Of The Rings' star Ian McKellen after saying he did not want to end up a “fruity actor” who is known for playing wizards.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2013
Ian McKellen has hit back after Homeland star Damian Lewis said that he did not want to end up a “fruity actor” who is known for playing wizards.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2013
P-Stew - that's Sir Patrick Stewart to you lot - tied the knot over the weekend, and his wedding picture is officially Dr. Cute McCute, PhD.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2013
Ian McKellen keeps Gandalf's staff with his umbrellas.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2013
Peter Jackson promised not to cut Christopher Lee out of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2012
There is a moment early in 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' when Gandalf The Grey (Ian McKellen) turns to diminutive hero Bilbo Baggins (Freeman) and counsels: “All good stories deserve embellishment.”
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012
Ian McKellen has said felt like he was returning home when he started shooting 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2012
The Duke of Cambridge attended the UK premiere of the new Hobbit film on his own tonight, saying his pregnant wife Kate “would have loved to have been here if she could”.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2012
It’s been one of the most anticipated films in cinema history, but will Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit live up to the hype, asks Marjorie Brennan
Wed, 12 Dec, 2012
Martin Freeman was never a fan of 'The Hobbit'.
Sun, 09 Dec, 2012
'The Hobbit' star Ian McKellen is to receive an honorary degree from the University of Ulster.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2012
Ian McKellen gets "increasingly depressed" about his acting ability if he has to reshoot scenes.
Fri, 26 Oct, 2012
Billy Connolly is going from Big Yin to tiny dwarf to complete the cast of Peter Jackson’s movie version of 'The Hobbit'.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2012
US Open golf champion Rory McIlroy is to receive an honorary degree from the University of Ulster.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2012
A British mother has changed her name to Pink Sparkly And All Things Nice.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2012
Orlando Bloom will reprise his role as elf Legolas for director Peter Jackson's two-part prequel to the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, which will be shot in New Zealand.
Sat, 28 May, 2011
Saoirse Ronan is "hopeful" she may have a part in 'The Hobbit'.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2011
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Sun, 20 Feb, 2011
Filming on Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' has been pushed back by a month.
Mon, 07 Feb, 2011
Exclusive new syndicate Decadent Racing made a perfect start as their first runner Morermaloke won in style at Lingfield today.
Fri, 21 Jan, 2011
Andy Serkis has signed up to appear in 'The Hobbit'.
Tue, 11 Jan, 2011
Ian McKellen has updated his personal website implying he has joined 'The Hobbit'.
Mon, 29 Nov, 2010
Sir Ian McKellen is not “under contract” to appear in ‘The Hobbit’.
Tue, 02 Nov, 2010
IT’S time to celebrate again in Middle Earth.
Wed, 20 Oct, 2010
Peter Jackson is set to direct The Hobbit, the two-part prequel to the popular Lord Of The Rings trilogy and start shooting in February, Warner Bros said today.
Sat, 16 Oct, 2010
Ian McKellen believes 'The Hobbit' will start filming in January.
Wed, 15 Sep, 2010
The Scissor Sisters are hoping to be joined on stage by Ian McKellen at this weekend's Glastonbury Festival.
Wed, 23 Jun, 2010
David Yates is being lined up as the new director for ‘The Hobbit’.
Tue, 15 Jun, 2010