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  1. Sir Ian McKellen is set to be honored in Wigan, England with a star in the town's square.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheIndyChannel

    ... celebrating the achievements of celebrities from the local area. Lord Peter Smith of Wigan Council says, "Sir Ian McKellen is rightly one of this town's most loved sons who has brought the magic of stage and screen to life to so many people around ...

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  2. Ian McKellen to receive hometown honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsNet5

    The Lord of the Rings actor, who lived in Wigan between the ages of three and 11, will return to the town to unveil the tribute in Believe Square, a public space that opened last year featuring stars celebrating the achievements of celebrities from the local area. Lord Peter Smith of Wigan Council says, "Sir Ian McKellen is rightly one of this town's most loved sons who has brought the magic of stage and screen to life to so many people around the world."

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  3. Avengers: Age of Ultron video introduces Quicksilver and Scarlet WitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Radio Times

    ... universe). Interestingly, in the source comics the pair are the children of mutant terrorist Magneto (played by Ian Mckellen and Michael Fassbender in Fox's X-Men films) as well as being mutants themselves, but rights issues between Marvel and Fox ...

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  4. Hollywood actor Idris Elba spotted filming Luther in SeafordRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hailsham Today

    ... in Spy on Sky 1. The Coastguard Cottages and Seven Sisters have featured in numerous films. Just last year Sir Ian McKellen was spied filming scenes for his movie Mr Holmes. The Seven Sisters have also appeared in Atonement (2007) starring Keira ...

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  5. Shakespeare Does WHAT in Something Rotten?! Five More Wacky Real-Life Rumors About the BardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Broadway

    ... he was 18 and she was 26), some sources suspect that the playwright preferred the company of men. Just ask Sir Ian McKellen! "Married, with children, he left his wife in Stratford to live in London. I'd say he slept with men," McKellen told Page Six ...

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  6. Ian McKellen Honoured With Star In His Hometown Of WiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ContactMusic.com

    Men actor Ian McKellen will be honoured in his hometown of Wigan. The 75-year-old actor will receive a star in the town centre's Believe Square.

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  7. Why Christopher Plummer Turned Down The Role Of Gandalf In Lord Of The RingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cinema Blend News

    As iconic as Christopher Plummer's career has been, there are some roles that an actor just can't bring themselves to accept. In the case of Plummer's career, he found himself turning down a role that even Sean Connery himself would pass, eventually allowing the part to go to Sir Ian McKellen.

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  8. Ian McKellen as elderly Sherlock Holmes in "Mr Holmes" trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Sir Ian McKellen stars as an elderly Sherlock Holmes in the international trailer for Mr Holmes , Digital Spy reports. The adaptation of Mitch Cullin's novel A Slight Trick of the Mind follows a 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes as he makes a trip to Japan.

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  9. Wigan star for Sir Ian McKellenRead the original story

    Friday | Wigan Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. KNOWN around the world from his time in Middle Earth on stage in London or New York or walking the cobbles of Weatherfield, Sir Ian McKellen's next starring role will take place in his hometown of Wigan.

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  10. Christopher Plummer: - I hate what Sir Ian McKellen did with Gandalf'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Actor Christopher Plummer hates what British thespian Sir Ian McKellen did with "The Lord of the Rings" wizard Gandalf the Grey onscreen - because McKellen played the part better than Plummer would have. Plummer still has regrets about turning the role down, but admits McKellen found a warmth in the character he wouldn't have.

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  11. 'I hate what Ian McKellen did to Gandalf': Chrisopher PlummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JAM! Showbiz

    Christopher Plummer hates what fellow British thespian Sir Ian McKellen did with The Lord Of The Rings wizard Gandalf The Grey onscreen - because he played the part better than The Sound of Music star would have. Plummer still has regrets about turning the role down, but admits McKellen found a warmth in the character he wouldn't have.

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  12. Christopher Plummer: 'I hate what Sir Ian McKellen did with Gandalf'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    Actor Christopher Plummer hates what fellow British thespian Sir Ian McKellen did with "The Lord of the Rings" wizard Gandalf the Grey onscreen - because McKellen played the part better than Plummer would have. Plummer still has regrets about turning the role down, but admits McKellen found a warmth in the character he wouldn't have.

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  13. What Role Does Christopher Plummer Regret Turning Down?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Playbill

    The Oscar-winning actor spoke about his work in the classic film "The Sound of Music," which is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary. Plummer also admitted turning down the role of Gandalf in the "Lord Of The Rings" films, a part played by Sir Ian McKellen .

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  14. Sherlock Holmes Is Afoot In London CinemasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Londonist

    Sherlock Holmes seems to regenerate almost as much as Doctor Who. Recently we've had Benedict Cumberbatch, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Downey Jnr shouting "elementary!" at their various put-upon Watsons, with Sir Ian McKellen up next as an aged Mr. Holmes with memory problems .

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  15. The end is here: "The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... the Lonely Mountain, holds onto his madness, basically challenging the human Laketowners now joined by Gandalf (Ian McKellen), Thranduil (Lee Pace) and the Woodland elves to bring it on. When Thorin's kinsman Din Ironfoot (Billy Connolly) shows up ...

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  16. Eye-catching honour for opticianRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Oldham Chronicle

    ... ceremonies in England. Recent recipients include Dame Judi Dench, Stephen Fry, Jessica Ennis and Sir Ian McKellen. Specialising in contact lenses, Nick, a father of two, is a regular speaker at national and international conferences and has lectured ...

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  17. 'X-Men: Apocalypse': Three Marvel Characters Who May Have Cameo RolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | International Business Times

    ... for the character before he appears in his solo film on Oct. 7, 2016. There have reportedly been rumours of Ian McKellen possibly returning in the sequel as Magneto. So according to writer Josh Wilding, "perhaps the X-Men: Days of Future Past ...

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  18. Jennifer Lawrence Reveals Next X-Men Movie Will Be Her LastRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... last X-Men movie, she responded: "It is my last one, yes." X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST featured Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen,Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender,James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence , Halley Berry, Nicholas Hoult,Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, ...

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  19. Jennifer Lawrence To Quit X-Men FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Sky News

    ... and Michael Fassbender all joined the films at the same time and are thought to have only signed up for three. Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart are not returning for Apocalypse but Lawrence's ex-boyfriend, Nicholas Hoult, will play Beast again. ...

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  20. New DVD releases: 'Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies,' 'Into the Woods'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES The Hobbit Bilbo Baggins, wizard Gandalf and company head into the mother of all battles in the final chapter of Peter Jackson's trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved novel. With Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Evangeline Lilly and Benedict Cumberbatch as the voice of the dreaded dragon Smaug.

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