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Ewan Mcgregor To Star In Beauty And The Beast

Ewan McGregor will be starring in 'Beauty and the Beast' opposite Sir Ian McKellen, Emma Watson and Emma Thompson.The 44-year-old actor has been announced as the latest casting for Disney's live-action film, and will be...

The First Picture Of Emma Watson And The Rest Of The 'Beauty And The Beast' Cast Has Arrived

Thanks Josh Gad for making our day! Yes the Frozen actor has just put a mid-week smile on many a face as he’s shared the first cast picture from the upcoming live action remake of...

Sir Ian Mckellen To Star In Beauty And The Beast

Sir Ian McKellen will be starring in 'Beauty and the Beast' opposite Emma Watson and Emma Thompson.The 75-year-old actor has been announced as the latest casting for Disney's live-action film, and will be playing Cogsworth,...

Ian Mckellen Lands Beauty And The Beast Role

The Lord of the Rings actor will play Cogsworth, the prince's butler who is transformed into a clock in the Disney movie, which will be directed by Bill Condon. Other stars taking...

Ian Mckellen To Play Cogsworth In 'Beauty And The Beast'

Sir Ian McKellen will play Cogsworth the talking grandfather clock in Disney's upcoming live action remake of Beauty and the Beast. The 75-year-old joins Emma Watson (Belle), Dan Stevens (The Beast) and Emma Thompson (Mrs...

Viggo Mortensen Compares His New Movie To Interstellar

Viggo Mortensen claims his new film tells the same story as 'Interstellar' for ''a fraction of the cost''. The 56-year-old actor is currently starring in 'Jauja' - in which he borrows a horse to go...

British Author James Herriot Honoured With Bronze Statue In Town Of Thirsk

The British author James Herriot has been honoured in the North Yorkshire market town of Thirsk, where he lived and worked as a vet for most of his life. A life sized bronze statue of...

Ian Mckellen Honoured With Star In His Hometown Of Wigan

Ian McKellen will be honoured in his hometown of Wigan. He will be given a star in Wigan town centre. Although McKellen was born in Burnley, the 75-year-old actor lived in Wigan during the...

Ian Mckellen To Receive Hometown Honour

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...

Christopher Plummer: 'I Hate What Sir Ian Mckellen Did To Gandalf'

Plummer still has regrets about turning the role down, but admits MCKellen found a warmth in the character he wouldn't have. The veteran says, "I thought maybe three or four years (shooting...

Ian Mckellen Isn't 'Top Choice'

Sir Ian McKellen doesn't think he's ''top choice'' for directors.The 'Lord of the Rings' actor admits there are many movies he would have loved to have starred in but was never approached by the filmmakers.He...

Ian Mckellen's Porky Problem

Sir Ian McKellen finds it ''very difficult to resist'' bacon and pork pies, despite being vegetarian. The 75-year-old actor is pleased he gave up eating meat 30 years ago because he discovered it was the...

Ian Mckellen Takes On The Role Of Mr Holmes

The great character of Sherlock Holmes has flexed his mind with many an actor - the beguiling Benedict Cumberbatch on the small screen and the rough and ready Robert Downey Jr at the cinema to...

Sir Ian Mckellen Honoured At Radio Awards

Sir Ian Mckellen was honoured for his role in a British radio play at the BBC Audio Drama Awards in London on Sunday night (01Feb15).The Lord of the Rings star was feted with the Best...

Rose Byrne Reprising Her Role As Moira Mactaggert In 'X-men: Apocalypse'

Rose Byrne will be rejoining the X-Men cast in the 2016 instalment of the Marvel franchise, X-Men: Apocalypse. The 35-year-old Australian actor played CIA Agent Moira MacTaggert in the 2011 film X-Men: First Class as...

Patrick Stewart & Ian Mckellen Probably Not Reprising Their Roles In 'X-men: Apocalypse'

Patrick Stewart, appearing on a US talk show, stated that he and his co-star Ian McKellen are unlikely to appear in the next X-Men film, X-Men: Apocalypse. 74-year-old Stewart appeared on Larry King Live, due...

Ian Mckellen Wants Middle Earth Museum

Sir Ian McKellen wants the public to experience life in Middle Earth at a 'Lord of the Rings'-themed attraction. The award-winning actor stars as Gandalf in 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' and...

Ian Mckellen Adores Gandalf Role

Sir Ian McKellen feels ''lucky'' to portray Gandalf.The veteran actor has portrayed the wizard in both the 'Lord of the Rings' and 'Hobbit' movie series and thinks it is rare for such an interesting part...

Luke Evans Glad To Avoid Hobbit Make-up

Luke Evans felt sorry for his 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' co-stars who had to spend hours in make-up.The 35-year-old star plays heroic Bard the Bowman in the third and final film...

Sir Ian Mckellen Talks Gandalf As The Final Hobbit Is Released

Two long years since the first instalment of the Hobbit trilogy whet audiences’ appetites with dwarfs, wizards, dragons, fighting and, of course, a hobbit, the concluding cinematic experience has finally arrived.Sir Ian McKellen takes on...

Ian Mckellen Dismayed Over Hobbit Special Effects

Sir Ian Mckellen wept at the end of his first day on the set of the new The Hobbit movie after shooting a scene involving hi-tech special effects.The veteran actor reprises his role as Gandalf...

Ian Mckellen: No Phone Sex Cost Me A Lover

Sir Ian McKellen blames a lack of phone sex on losing an ex-boyfriend. The 75-year-old actor believes youngsters nowadays are missing out on interacting with people because of their obsession with technology, but thinks he...

Sir Ian Mckellen Amazed By Gandalf's Longevity

Sir Ian McKellen is amazed he's still starring as Gandalf in 2014.The award-winning actor first played the iconic role in the 'Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring' in 2001 and admits he...

Peter Jackson Doesn't Know How To Send Emails

Peter Jackson doesn't know how to use email.The award-winning director is the creative force behind 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies', which features lots of impressive-looking special effects, but Peter concedes he still...

Sir Ian Mckellen: It's Not The End For The Hobbit

Sir Ian McKellen doesn't believe the final 'Hobbit' film is ''the end of the journey''.The 75-year-old actor has suggested that there could be another movie based on the fictional Middle-earth, which was created by J.R.R....

Sir Ian Mckellen And Sylvester Stallone Cast In Animal Crackers

Sir Ian McKellen and Sylvester Stallone have been cast in 'Animal Crackers'.Blue Dream Studios has confirmed the animated film will also feature the voices of Danny DeVito, Patrick Warburton, Gilbert Gottfried, Raven-Symoné and Harvey Fierstein.Animator...

'The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies' Trailer Is The Best Middle Earth Teaser Yet

A new trailer for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies has rolled out online at the end of the big week of hype for cinema. Christopher Nolan's Interstellar is doing huge business...

Sir Ian Mckellen Says 'Luck' Has Been Key To Success

Sir Ian McKellen has attributed much of his recent success to ''luck''.The award-winning actor - who was knighted in 1991 for services to the performing arts and was awarded a Freeman of the city of...

Ian Mckellen Awarded Freedom Of London

Sir Ian Mckellen has been awarded the Freedom of the City of London in recognition of his acting career and activism.The Lord of the Rings star received the accolade at a ceremony in the U.K...

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