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Sir Ian Mckellen Jokes That Taylor Swift Threw Him Out Of New York Apartment

He may recently have become a member of her squad along with Sir Patrick Stewart and was seen as part of a mash-up viral video of celebs miming along to 'Shake It Off'', but Sir...

Taylor Swift Threw Sir Ian Mckellen Out Of Apartment

The veteran actor tells the U.K.'s Daily Star newspaper he was living at the pad rent-free, thanks to his close friendship with the moviemaker, when it was sold to Swift. He says,...

Ian Mckellen Wants To Take Gay Rights Fight Global

The Lord of the Rings star was a Grand Marshall at a Pride parade in Manchester, England on Saturday (29Aug15) and called on more to be done for homosexuals around the world....

Oxford Union Makes "Shake It Off" Mash-up Video

The Oxford Union, the debating society at Oxford University is trying to persuade Taylor Swift to travel to the city to give a speech by releasing a hilarious mash-up video of former guest speakers reciting...

Patrick Stewart & Ian Mckellen Caught Chatting About Catheter Use Onstage

The two friends were chatting onstage before their first act and became so engrossed in the conversation, they missed the curtain-up call and found themselves acting out the insertion of a catheter for...

Patrick Stewart To Make Album With Taylor Swift

Sir Patrick Stewart is making music with Taylor Swift.The 'X-Men' actor has teamed up with the 'Bad Blood' hitmaker to produce and appear on his first pop music project, which will be an album of...

Sir Patrick Stewart And Ian Mckellen To Attend Taylor Swift Gig

Sir Patrick Stewart ''never expected'' to be invited to join Taylor Swift's ''squad''.The 75-year-old actor and his close pal Sir Ian McKellen, 76, asked the 25-year-old beauty if they could join her famous squad -...

Patrick Stewart & Ian Mckellen Making Plans To Join Taylor Swift In Los Angeles

The Bad Blood singer has five dates booked at the Staples Center from 21 August (15) and MCKellen has confirmed he and his X-Men castmate are making plans to attend one after the...

Eddie Redmayne: Gandalf Inspired My Career

Eddie Redmayne was inspired to pursue a movie career by Sir Ian McKellen's portrayal of Gandalf.The Oscar-winning star - who has just been announced as the new Ambassador of the film education charity Into Film...

Eddie Redmayne Lands Lead In 'Wizard Of Oz' Author's Biopic

Oscar-winning British actor Eddie Redmayne has landed yet more work in the wake of his fantastic success this year, being cast as Wizard of Oz author L. Frank Baum in an upcoming biopic of the...

Sir Ian Mckellen Is Here To Teach You How To Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

Along with being both Gandalf and Magneto, as well as one of the most celebrated actors of his generation, it turns out Sir Ian McKellen is also a scrambled egg expert. In a video uploaded...

Ian Mckellen Turned Down Mission: Impossible Role

Sir Ian McKellen only starred in the 'Lord of the Rings' and 'X-Men' movies because he turned down a role in 'Mission: Impossible II'.The 76-year-old actor - who appeared as Gandalf and Magneto, in two...

Taylor Swift Invites X-men Stars To Join Her Inner Circle

Lord of the Rings star MCKellen proved he was a big fan by reading the lyrics to Bad Blood, like poetry, during a recent appearance on NPR's Ask Me Another show, and not...

And The Newest Members Of Taylor Swift's Squad Are...Patrick Stewart And Ian Mckellen!

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart have become the unlikely new members of Taylor Swift’s ‘squad’ after the two legendary actors impressed the singer this week by reciting some of her lyrics. After both clips of...

Taylor Swift Welcomes Ian Mckellen And Patrick Stewart Into Her 'Squad'

Taylor Swift has accepted Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart into her ''squad''.The 25-year-old singer-songwriter is well-known for performing on stage alongside her famous friends, such as 'Girls' creator Lena Dunham and Gigi Hadid,...

Ian Mckellen Advised Patrick Stewart Against Star Trek Tv Role

Stewart became a household name for his portrayal of Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation and its subsequent films, but MCKellen admits his close friend's career could have gone in a completely...

Ian Mckellen Dismisses Superman, James Bond As 'Silly'

The Lord of the Rings legend makes his feelings about the popular franchises known during a candid interview with Uproxx.com, revealing he took an immediate liking to the first X-Men film script because...

Ian Mckellen Misses Out On Sharing Childhood Love Letters In Planned Memoir

The Lord of the Rings star, 76, reveals he enjoyed an innocent holiday romance with a girl named Wendy when he was a kid, years before realising he was gay, and they kept...

Stars Support Vivienne Westwood's Save The Arctic Campaign

The stars, also including Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Grant and Rita Ora, have been pictured modelling a T-shirt designed by Westwood to raise funds and awareness for the campaign, which is run by charity...

Ian Mckellen Turned Down $1.5 Million Offer To Marry Couple Dressed As Gandalf

The star officiated close friend Patrick Stewart's wedding to jazz singer Sunny Ozell in 2013, but admits it's not something he wants to do on a regular basis. He says, "I married...

More Pride For Ian Mckellen

The Lord of The Rings star turned out for the pride parade in the Big Apple on Sunday (29Jun15), serving as grand marshal alongside his longtime friend Sir Derek Jacobi and celebrating the...

Robert Downey Jr And Paul Thomas Anderson Working On Pinocchio

Robert Downey Jr and Paul Thomas Anderson are writing and producing a live-action movie of 'Pinocchio' together.The 50-year-old actor is producing the live-action Warner Bros movie and will star as the toymaker Gepetto in the...

Vicious Stars Ian Mckellen & Derek Jacobi Celebrate Gay Marriage Ruling At Pride Parade

The Vicious stars hit the streets just days after the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic marriage equality ruling, which allows gays and lesbians in all 50 states to wed, and the breakthrough was on...

Ian Mckellen And Derek Jacobi Prepare To Serve As Grand Marshals For New York City's Pride Parade

Sir Ian McKellen and his ‘Vicious’ co-star Derek Jacobi will both be serving as grand marshals of New York City's Pride parade this Sunday, just days after the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling. Speaking to...

Ian Mckellen Opens Up About The Heart Of 'Mr. Holmes': 'There's Hope For Us All!'

Sir Ian McKellen isn't the first person you'd think of to play Sherlock Holmes, currently incarnated on TV by brainy Benedict Cumberbatch and in movies by action-man Robert Downey Jr., but Mitch Cullin's novel A...

'Mr Holmes' Has 100 Percent On Rotten Tomatoes. It's The Perfect Movie.

A little worried that Sir Ian McKellen had to match the likes of Robert Downey Jr and Benedict Cumberbatch as the super sleuth Sherlock Holmes? Well, you really shouldn't have. As with the Guy Ritchie's...

Judi Dench And Ian Mckellen Back Theatre Company For Older Actors

The Frontier Theatre group, which launches in London on Thursday night (18Jun15), was created to provide opportunities for ageing actors who struggle to find stage roles. Dench and MCKellen are patrons of...

Sir Ian Mckellen Can't Remember His Lines

Sir Ian McKellen struggles to remember his lines.The award-winning actor, who's starred in a string of hit movies, including the 'X-Men' and 'Lord of the Rings' franchises, has revealed old age is making it increasingly...

Ian Mckellen Struggling To Learn Lines

The Lord of the Rings star, who recently turned 76, admits he now struggles to memorise his scripts and it took him eight months to remember the words to 2013 Broadway production No...

Ian Mckellen Won't Be Playing Magneto In X Men

Sir Ian McKellen won't be returning to the 'X Men' franchise.The 76-year-old-actor - who had previously played the role of Magneto in the sci-fi movies - has confirmed that he won't be returning to the...

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