Ian McKellen kept a copy of the book on his person to make sure he was fully prepared for any alterations.
Sir Ian McKellen appeared alongside Elliot Page in 'X-Men: The Last Stand', when the 'Juno' star was a teenager.
The Lord Of The Rings star said all elderly people should ensure they get the jab, adding it was “painless”.
The iconic fantasy author's house in Oxford is for sale, and cast members want to transform it into a celebration of Tolkien.
When 20th Century Fox greenlit the first X-Men movie, it was taking a leap into the unknown – and it was doing so on a tight budget. Simon Brew digs into the story…
The cast of Lord of the Rings are back together, and transporting themselves back to the days of hairy feet and second breakfasts.
Robyn Malcom, who portrayed Morwen in The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers, believes that Gandalf should be female in Amazon's TV show.
The first trailer for Tom Hooper's movie version of the musical 'Cats' emerged earlier this month, and it really didn't go down very well.
The director of The Good Liar spills the beans on his upcoming literary adaptation starring two of Britain's greatest exports.
Taylor Swift has opened up about her upcoming performance in Cats, explaining that she will be covered in digital fur for the film.
The stars have lined up for Tom Hooper's movie adaptation of 'Cats', and shooting has now come to an end on the musical film.
McKellen had equated Spacey and Singer's abuse allegations to their sexualities, he has now apologised.
During a podcast interview, Ian McKellen opened up about the Bryan Singer and Kevin Spacey allegations, two people he has worked with before.
The openly gay actor shared his disappointment at the lack of diversity both in the Harry Potter prequel and in Hollywood.
Amazon's "Lord of the Rings" television series could get a very familiar face if McKellen has his way.
Readers may recall that the initial trailer for the film released earlier this year was a teaser in the truest sense of the word, showing us only brief glimpses around the Beast’s enchanted mansion, a few lines of dialogue, and a partial reveal of Emma Watson’s face as Belle, behind the pivotal rose. Secondly, we have what appears to be a re-enactment of the famed ‘Gaston’ inn scene – and we would assume the big-looking fellow in red with his back to the camera is Luke Evans as Gaston himself, possibly with Josh Gad as Le Fou in front of him. ‘Beauty and the Beast’ will also feature Emma Thompson as Mrs Potts, Kevin Kline as Belle’s father, and Dan Stevens as the Beast.
According to the Daily Mail, the 77-year-old ‘Lord of the Rings’ actor turned down the chance to officiate a wedding as Gandalf… despite a $1.5 million paycheck. Of course, Sir Ian McKellen is no stranger to officiating weddings – he qualified as a ‘celebrant’ back in 2013 in order to conduct the civil wedding of his long-time pal, Sir Patrick Stewart, and fiancée Sunny Ozell.
British acting legend Sir Ian McKellan has shown his support for diversity at the Academy Awards… but says it’s not just black actors who are affected. During an interview with Sky News, the 76-year-old actor explained that he has ‘sympathy’ for black actors, but that gay actors are also being ‘disregarded’. Of course, the lack of diversity in Hollywood has been highlighted recently after the official Oscar nominations were announced… revealing that there were no black (or ethnic minority) actors in any of the top categories.