"Sir Ian McKellen broke down and cried whilst filming 'The Hobbit' because he had to film with a just a green screen instead of with other actors, he said 'this is not why I became an actor'." :,( That's soooo sad >.<
Ian McKellan "I've often thought the Bible should have a disclaimer in the front saying, ˜This is fiction.' I mean, walking on water?" The actor, an outspoken advocate for gay rights, refers to himself as an atheist.
In honor of their final performances on Broadway in No Man's Land and Waiting for Godot, co-stars and best friends Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart recently decided to say goodbye to New York City by releasing some funny outtakes from their adventu
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l-o-t-r: "Well, Cate Blanchett. Her husband doesn’t know but she and I are going to get married quite soon. Which will surprise a lot of people. But you see, we only met at a party [during the making of ‘The Lord of the Rings’]... Here, we had a whole week, or maybe two. That was a thrill because she’s a great screen actor and a very congenial person, for me... So there wasn’t a moment that we didn’t have stuff to talk about.” Ian McKellen on reuniting w/ Cate Blanchett in The Hobbit
Gandalf; the epitome of the sage/mentor archetype. His adventures are mysterious and mostly unchronicled, giving him the requisite air of enigma. He wanders about without a home, seeking to do good and set right the world. His friends love and trust him, but do not necessarily understand him. He is wonderful, humorous, knowing, and selfless, wise and kind. Not all who wander are lost.