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The cast of 'The Lord of the Rings' is reuniting online

May 28, 2020 - 4:54 PM

Friends of old have been summoned once again to answer the threat of Mordor (virtually)

REUNITED. Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, Dominic Monaghan, Billy Boyd, Orlando Bloom, and Ian McKellen come together virtually on Josh Gad's web series, 'Reunited Apart.' Screenshot from Josh Gad's YouTube channel

Taylor Swift in all-star film version of 'Cats': reports

Jul 21, 2018 - 10:22 AM

She is cast alongside Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, and Ian McKellen in the film adaptation of the hit musical

TAYLOR SWIFT. The pop star takes the big screen again for 'Cats.' Photo from Instagram.com/taylorswift

SAKSIKAN: Alasan Ian McKellen menolak peran Dumbledore

Apr 06, 2017 - 9:39 AM

Terkadang ketika aku melihat poster Mike Gambon kupikir itu adalah aku ujarnya

Aktor asal Inggris, Ian McKellen, menjelaskan mengapa ia menolak peran sebagai Dumbledore. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube BBC News.

WATCH: Here's why Ian McKellen turned down Dumbledore role

Apr 05, 2017 - 1:05 PM

Sometimes when I see the posters of Mike Gambon I think sometimes it is me says Ian

New 'Beauty and the Beast' photos: See the Prince, Cogsworth, Lumiere

Aug 28, 2016 - 10:35 AM

Here s a first look of some of the movie s characters

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May 24, 2016 - 6:52 PM

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Ian McKellen says Oscars diversity row 'legitimate'

Jan 26, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Ian McKellen who is gay says that he sympathizes with people who who feel under represented in the industry

IAN MCKELLEN. The actor says that he sympathizes with the actors who feel under-represented in the Oscars. In the photo, the actor arrives at the premiere of 'Mr Holmes' during 41st Deauville American Film Festival in 2015. Photo by Etienne Laurent/EPA

‘Mr. Holmes’ Review: Stranger than fiction

Jul 26, 2015 - 9:27 PM

Mr Holmes depicts Sherlock with as much humanity as it can muster without abandoning the legend that he is as depicted in his fictional adventures writes Oggs Cruz

Taylor Swift reacts to Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart's dramatic reading of her songs

Jul 17, 2015 - 6:04 PM

Ian does Bad Blood while Patrick does Blank Space

SQUAD GOALS. Sirs Ian Mckellen and Patrick Stewart are now members of Taylor's squad. File photo from EPA

IN PHOTOS: Caitlyn Jenner, Ian McKellen, and more at NYC Pride Parade

Jun 29, 2015 - 3:46 PM

Stars celebrate after the US Supreme Court declares gay marriage legal

'Love won': US celebrities praise gay marriage ruling

Jun 27, 2015 - 1:07 PM

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Ian McKellen to play Cogsworth in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Apr 11, 2015 - 1:39 PM

He joins Emma Watson Dan Stevens Luke Evans and Josh Gad in the upcoming live action Beauty and The Beast

COGSWORTH. Ian McKellen is slated to play master-of-the-castle-turned-clock Cogsworth in the live-action movie 'Beauty and The Beast'

WATCH: Details of Sherlock's case revealed in new ‘Mr Holmes’ teaser

Mar 05, 2015 - 8:53 PM

More on 93 year old Sherlock s case

MORE PIECES OF THE PUZZLE REVEALED. Details of his last case are revealed in this new teaser trailer. Screengrab from YouTube

WATCH: Ian McKellen as 93-year old Sherlock in new ‘Mr Holmes’ clip

Feb 05, 2015 - 4:50 PM

‘I’ve decided to write the story down on paper as it was not as John made it Get it right before I die ’ he says

Ian McKellen set to play older Sherlock in 'Mr Holmes'

Jul 10, 2014 - 4:00 PM

This won t be the Sherlock Holmes you know Read on for more details

'Hobbit' tops North American box office

Dec 30, 2013 - 9:34 AM

Fantasy blockbuster The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug ruled the North American box office this weekend

BLOCKBUSTER. (L-R) Visual effects artist Eric Saindon, actor Benedict Cumberbatch, writer/producer/director Peter Jackson and visual effects artist Joe Letteri attend the premiere of Warner Bros' "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" at TCL Chinese Theatre . AFP Photo

Action-packed second half

Jul 03, 2013 - 8:43 PM

More blockbusters for the rest of 2013 and a sequel filled 2014

POPCORN, ADRENALINE. Brace yourself for the remaining action in 2013

Halle Berry back as Storm in new X-Men movie

Mar 06, 2013 - 12:26 PM

The next X Men movie is finally taking shape with the confirmation of another cast member

SEXY BACK. Halle Berry is back as the sleek weather witch Storm, to the glee of X-Men fans. Photo from the Halle Berry Facebook page

Stewart, McKellen return to X-Men: Days of Future Past

Dec 03, 2012 - 1:37 PM

From Star Trek and The Hobbit the stars return to being mutants

OLDER AND WISER. Patrick Stewart as Professor X and Ian McKellen as Magneto in 'X-Men.' Screen grab from the X-Men Movies Facebook page