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  1. The Best of 2013: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... a dragon nearly drowning in a pool of molten gold. The cast is still top notch with Martin Freeman as Bilbo, Ian McKellen as Gandalf and Richard Armitage as Durin still carrying the film with their own brands of charisma. One of the biggest scene ...


  2. Atheists: Are they unelectable?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CNN

    ... fine with my son being raised as a Jew. ... I will talk to my son about my atheism when the time is right." Sir Ian McKellen, best known for his roles as Gandalf in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and Magneto in the "X-Men" films, has listed atheism ...


  3. I considered The Fellowship of the Ring to be...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Louisville Cardinal

    ... find themselves in a wood with weapons drawn, where they encounter an old friend. Gandalf the Wizard (gasp!-Ian McKellen) returns in a new form as Gandalf the White; if the trailer alone conveys any emotion whatsoever, the actual scene in the ...


  4. Ian Mckellen Backs Homeless CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | ContactMusic.com

    Veteran British actor Sir Ian Mckellen is urging fans to sign a petition demanding U.K. politicians step up action to help the homeless.


  5. Ice Bucket Challenge: Sir Patrick Stewart Participates In Raising...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | International Business Times

    ... Challenge" which has been described as a classy move. British actors Patrick Stewart (L-R), James McAvoy, Ian McKellen and Irish-German actor Michael Fassbender arrive for the British premiere of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' at Leicester Square in ...


  6. Ice Bucket Challenge: X-Men star Sir Ian McKellen takes partRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    SIR Ian McKellen accepted the ice bucket challenge in his typical flamboyant style - although best friend Sir Patrick Stewart was nowhere to be seen.


  7. Ian McKellen And A Horde Of Hot Male Dancers Take On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: VIDEORead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Towleroad

    In typically grandiose fashion, Sir Ian McKellen, in full Gandalf the Grey "You shall not pass!" voice, nominated Laura Linney, Derek Jacobi, and Anthony Hopkins to take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.


  8. Watch Ian McKellen Do The Ice Bucket ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Switched

    ... central London, on May 12, 2014. AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images) Ian McKellen rounded up quite the posse to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, the viral campaign created to raise awareness and ...


  9. Sir Ian comes to Winchelsea for Sherlock shootRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Rye and Battle Observer

    ... A Winchelsea farm-house and vineyard has provided the perfect setting for a new block-buster film with Sir Ian McKellen in the role of Sherlock Holmes. Filming has been taking place at Wickham Manor Farm over the past month with the veteran actor, ...


  10. Young Sherlock Star Joins "Mr. Holmes"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Dark Horizons News

    ... retired 93-year-old beekeeper growing frustrated as his mental faculties have begun to fade. The legendary Sir Ian McKellen is playing the elderly Holmes, but today Empire reports that the now 47-year-old Rowe is also onboard to cameo as Sherlock ...


  11. The Actor Who Played Young Sherlock Holmes Appears In Movie About Old Sherlock HolmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Ain't It Cool News

    , an upcoming film in which Ian McKellen appears as an older Sherlock Holmes for helmer Bill Condon (GODS & MONSTERS, DREAMGIRLS, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN PARTS 1 & 2). Now comes word that Nicholas Rowe, who played Holmes in the Spielberg ...


  12. Stage and screen legend Sir Ian McKellen joins the stellar cast for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | IcNetwork

    Hollywood star Sir Ian McKellen is the latest big name to sign up for the "Dylathon" in Swansea this autumn.


  13. See Patrick Stewart Supervise A Celebratory X-Men Tattoo As Future Past Crosses $700 MilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Cinema Blend News

    In a summer that's been a bit hard on the movie industry, we've still seen some box office success stories.


  14. The Hobbit's Bard the Bowman challenges Gandalf (and Sienna Miller) to the ice bucket challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | IcNetwork

    ... neurodegenerative disease. The 35 year-old actor from the Rhymney Valley nominated his fellow Hobbit star, Sir Ian McKellen to complete the challenge, as well as actress Sienna Miller and Superman actor Henry Cavill. Brrrrr!


  15. New chapter for UK's remotest bookshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Scotsman.com

    ... and the late broadcaster Magnus Magnusson are just some of the celebrities who have popped in. "The actors Sir Ian McKellen and Richard Wilson were also visiting the Falls a few years back and they stopped by for a chat and cup of tea," said Mr ...


  16. Waiting for the manRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | The Irish World Newspaper

    ... them count and have fun with them." Among the many productions of the play is a high profile one where Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart played the main roles. Are Totally Tom conscious of previous productions? "Only in the sense of feeling ...


  17. Ian McKellen helps man propose to Trekkie boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Philly.com

    ... searched the galaxy for Patrick Stewart. Nothing. But he did find the next best thing - his best friend, Sir Ian McKellen. Watch as he relays a very important message to Khalid. From parenting and pets to romance and style, our Lifestyle blog has ...


  18. Ian McKellen helps man propose to boyfriend as stand in for Patrick StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | New York Daily News

    McKellen stood in for his best friend to help South African filmmaker Brett Lotriet Best propose to his boyfriend Khalid Shawwa, an avid 'Star Trek' fan.


  19. Ian McKellen helps with 'Star Trek' fan marriage proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | CNET News.com

    ... for Captain Picard, aka actor Sir Patrick Stewart, to no avail. So he asked Stewart's best friend, actor Sir Ian McKellen, for help. In this adorkable video, Best holds up signs explaining the background of the proposal, followed by the surprise ...


  20. Bolton's 'hidden' acting schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    ... of the great Shakespearians of his generation, and Mike Alfreds - Mr Trinder's mentor, who was described by Sir Ian McKellen as one of the best directors in the country. Mr Trinder, who lives in Barrow Bridge, said: "They lend their time to the ...