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Sir Ian Mckellen Preparing For Death

23rd April 2013

Veteran actor Sir Ian Mckellen thinks about death daily and has even fitted an elevator in his home to accommodate him when he is too weak to walk.The X-Men star, who turns 74 next month...

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Sir Ian Mckellen's Sitcom 'Vicious' May Be Refreshing, But Is It Funny?

By Michael West | 23rd April 2013

Sir Ian McKellen says his new ITV sitcom with theatre legend Sir Derek Jacobi will not be an "expose on gay life," and more of a traditional show such as The Golden Girls. Sir Ian...

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The Things They Say: 3623221

23rd April 2013

"My life has been one of increasing self-confidence. One of the reasons I became an actor was because I wasn't self-confident. That was compounded by the fact that being gay was illegal in this country...

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Ian Mckellen Thought Margaret Thatcher's Knighthood Gift Was A Joke

16th April 2013

Sir Ian Mckellen was convinced he was the victim of a practical joke when he found out former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had organised his knighthood just days before she left office.The X-Men star...

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Hugh Jackman: X-men Script Is Fantastic

9th April 2013

Hugh Jackman says 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is ''fantastic''.The actor is set to reprise his role as Wolverine in the superhero adventure which will see original 'X-Men' helmer Bryan Singer return to the director's...

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Sir Ian Mckellen Had New Sitcom Title Changed

2nd April 2013

Sir Ian Mckellen asked Tv bosses to change the title of his new sitcom to remove references to old age.The X-Men actor has signed up to star in a new British comedy show called Vicious...

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Famke Janssen Reprises Jean Grey In The Wolverine

26th March 2013

Famke Janssen will reprise her role as Jean Grey in 'The Wolverine'.The actress will return to the 'X-Men' franchise as the telekinetic superhero with a cameo appearance in the upcoming Hugh Jackman-starring action flick, a...

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The Things They Say: 3571759

23rd March 2013

"He's a dear friend; he's the best man for the job.There was only one choice, and it was my fiancee Sunny's idea." Sir Patrick Stewart reveals why his pal Sir Ian Mckellen will be officiating...

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22nd March 2013

"I was quite shaken and moved by it. It's a real jewel on Broadway." Sir Ian Mckellen enjoyed the Broadway production of Breakfast At Tiffany's despite the poor reviews from critics after opening night this...

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James Mcavoy: 'X-men Character In Dark Place'

20th March 2013

James McAvoy's Professor Charles Xavier will be in a ''dark place'' in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.The actor - who is set to reprise his role as the younger incarnation of the telekinetic superhero -...

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Ian Mckellen To Marry Patrick Stewart

20th March 2013

Sir Ian McKellen is ''going to marry'' Patrick Stewart.The 73-year-old actor will officiate at the ceremony between his friend and 'X-Men' costar and his fiancee, jazz singer Sunny Ozell, when they tie the knot in...

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Sir Ian Mckellen Reveals He's Marrying Patrick Stewart... No, Not Like That

By Hayley Avron | 19th March 2013

Sir Ian McKellen is going to be marrying Patrick Stewart! No! Wait! Hold up! Not THAT kind of marrying. Patrick Stewart is going to be getting married – to the singer Sunny Ozell – and...

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Sir Ian Mckellen To Officiate At Pal Stewart's U.s. Wedding

19th March 2013

Sir Ian Mckellen is to officiate at his X-Men co-star Patrick Stewart's upcoming wedding.The gay star, who played Magneto opposite Stewart's Professor X in the comic book movie adaptation, has revealed he can legally...

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James Mcavoy: 'X-men Script Is Satisfying'

18th March 2013

James McAvoy says 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is ''satisfying'' yet ''unexpected''.The actor - who reprises his role as a young Professor X in the latest installment of the mutant superhero franchise - is excited...

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Bryan Singer: Mark Miller 'Not Involved' With X-men

12th March 2013

Bryan Singer has insisted Mark Millar is ''not involved'' in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.The director - who is set to direct the upcoming superhero film which will unite cast members from the original film...

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Omar Sy Joins X-men: Days Of Future Past

4th March 2013

Omar Sy has been cast in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.The French actor is the latest addition to the superhero blockbuster film which will see cast members from both 'X-Men: First Class' and the original...

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Halle Berry To Appear In X-men: Days Of Future Past

4th March 2013

Halle Berry has confirmed she will appear in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.The Oscar-winning actress will reprise her role as Storm in the Bryan Singer-directed mutant movie and can't wait to don her superhero outfit...

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James Mcavoy Won't Act Opposite Patrick Stewart In X-men: Days Of Future Past

1st March 2013

James McAvoy won't have scenes with Sir Patrick Stewart in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.The actor - who plays a younger version of telekinetic Professor X in the franchise - isn't sure he will get...

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Bryan Singer 'Excited' For Man Of Steel

21st February 2013

Bryan Singer is excited to see 'Man of Steel'.The 'Jack the Giant Slayer' director - who helmed 2006's 'Superman Returns' starring Brandon Routh in the lead role as Superman and his alter-ego Clark Kent -...

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Peter Dinklage Signs On For X-men Movie 'Days Of Future Past'

By Michael West | 14th February 2013

The Station Agent actor Peter Dinklage has joined the cast of the latest X-Men movie Days of Future Past. Director Bryan Singer announced the news on Wednesday (February 13, 2013), tweeting, "Officially like to welcome...

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Brian Singer: X-men: Days Of Future Past Is Biggest Film Yet

14th February 2013

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' will the biggest movie yet.Director Brian Singer claims the brand new chapter of his action franchise about a group of mutant superheroes is going to be the best to date...

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Ian Mckellen Awarded Honorary Degree In Northern Ireland

4th February 2013

Sir Ian Mckellen was handed an honorary degree from staff at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland on Sunday (03Feb13).The Lord of the Rings actor was awarded the special honour by his The Hobbit:...

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Sir Ian Mckellen Keeps Film Props In His Home

4th February 2013

Sir Ian McKellen keeps Gandalf's staff with his umbrellas.The screen-and-stage icon has starred as the wizard in both 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy and on-going saga 'The Hobbit', and revealed the staff he used on...

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Anna Paquin, Ellen Page And Shawn Ashmore Return To X-men: Days Of Future Past

28th January 2013

Anna Paquin, Ellen Page and Shawn Ashmore are returning to 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.The trio have become the latest actors confirmed to reprise their roles in the new chapter of the franchise about a...

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Patrick Stewart And Ian Mckellen To Team Up On Broadway

25th January 2013

X-Men stars Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian Mckellen are teaming up on Broadway later this year (13).The two Brits, who played rival superheroes in the X-Men movies, will appear in a limited season...

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Hugh Jackman: X-men Will Be 'Action-packed'

21st January 2013

Hugh Jackman has hinted 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' will be ''action-packed''.The 44-year-old actor - who plays Wolverine in the mutant superhero franchise - admits he can't wait to return to his role alongside stars...

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Geoffrey Rush, Ian Mckellen And Cate Blanchett Pay Tribute To Bille Brown

14th January 2013

Geoffrey Rush, Sir Ian Mckellen and Cate Blanchett have led tributes to Australian actor Bille Brown following his death on Sunday (13Jan13).The Man Who Sued God star passed away in Brisbane two days after his...

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Rupert Everett: Sex Used To Be My Whole Life

7th January 2013

Rupert Everett was a ''sl*t'' during his younger years. The 53-year-old openly gay actor insists his ''whole life was about sex'' during his youth because he loved it and he was furious with Catholicism, and...

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Ian Mckellen Hosted Hobbit Parties During Long Filming

23rd December 2012

Sir Ian Mckellen became known as "the king of the social scene" while filming The Hobbit movies in New Zealand as he hosted regular gatherings for the cast and crew at his home.The veteran actor,...

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Sir Ian Mckellen: Coming Out Is Best Thing I Did

21st December 2012

Sir Ian McKellen says coming out as gay is the best thing he ever did.The 73-year-old actor famously revealed he was gay aged 49 during a BBC radio interview, after years of notoriety as a...

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