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Mr. Holmes UK Trailer: Ian McKellen Takes One Last Case

Mr. Holmes UK Trailer: Ian McKellen Takes One Last Case

Ian McKellen stars as an aging Sherlock Holmes, who revisits the case that forced him into retirement in the U.K. trailer for Mr. Holmes.

Brian Gallagher

Beauty and the Beast: Ian McKellen Reports from Table Read

Beauty and the Beast: Ian McKellen Reports from Table Read

Ian McKellen offers a detailed report of what went down during the first table read for Disney's Beauty and the Beast.

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Beauty and the Beast Gets Ian McKellen as Cogsworth

Beauty and the Beast Gets Ian McKellen as Cogsworth

Ian McKellen has been set to play Cogsworth in Disney's live-action remake of the animated classic Beauty and the Beast.

Brian Gallagher

Mr. Holmes Trailer: Ian McKelllen Is Sherlock Holmes

Mr. Holmes Trailer: Ian McKelllen Is Sherlock Holmes

Mr. Holmes brings a unique twist to the world's most famous detective, with Ian McKellen starring as the super sleuth in the first teaser trailer.

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X-Men: Apocalypse: Ian McKellen Will Return as Magneto

X-Men: Apocalypse: Ian McKellen Will Return as Magneto

Patrick Stewart reveals that he will not return as Professor X in X-Men: Apocalypse, but Ian McKellen is coming back as Magneto.

Brian Gallagher

Mr. Holmes Clip Introduces Ian McKellen as Sherlock

Mr. Holmes Clip Introduces Ian McKellen as Sherlock

An aging Sherlock Holmes shares his story with a young boy in the first clip from Mr. Holmes starring Ian McKellen.

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X-Men: Apocalypse Won't Include McKellen or Stewart

X-Men: Apocalypse Won't Include McKellen or Stewart

Patrick Stewart says neither he nor Ian McKellen will reprise their roles for X-Men: Apocalypse as it takes place in the 80s.

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Sylvester Stallone and Ian McKellen Join Animal Crackers

Sylvester Stallone and Ian McKellen Join Animal Crackers

Sylvester Stallone and Ian McKellen lead the voice cast of Blue Dream Studios' animated adventure Animal Crackers.

Brian Gallagher

Hobbit 3 Poster Shows a Very Troubled Gandalf the Grey

Hobbit 3 Poster Shows a Very Troubled Gandalf the Grey

Ian McKellen seems a bit worried on the latest Battle of the Five Armies poster, as Gandalf and Bilbo fight for the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.

B. Alan Orange

First Look at Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes in Mr. Holmes

First Look at Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes in Mr. Holmes

Ian McKellen becomes the latest in a long line of over 70 actors to play Sherlock Holmes in the first photo from director Bill Condon's Mr. Holmes.

Brian Gallagher

Bishop and Mystique Featured in New X-Men: Days of Future Past Photos

Bishop and Mystique Featured in New X-Men: Days of Future Past Photos

Plus, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart talk about reprising their roles as Professor X and Magneto. Will the actors return for X-Men: Apocalypse?

Brian Gallagher

Four New The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Photos with Bilbo and Tauriel

Martin Freeman and Evangeline Lilly are featured in these never-before-seen hi-res images. This prequel to The Lord of the Rings is less than a month away.

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12 New X-Men: Days of Future Past Photos

Wolverine soaks in Vodka, Kitty Pryde falls back in love with Iceman, while Magneto and Professor X visit their young selves. The first trailer arrives this Tuesday.

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Ian McKellen to Play Retired Sherlock Holmes in A Slight Trick of the Mind

Bill Condon is directing this drama about the famous detective, who tries to piece together an unsolved case from 50 years ago.

Brian Gallagher

Two X-Men: Days of Future Past Posters with Professor X and Magneto

Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellan are featured in these first one-sheets.

B. Alan Orange

Orlando Bloom and Evangeline Lilly Wrap Shooting on The Hobbit Trilogy

Director Peter Jackson says goodbye to Tauriel and Legolas forever with a special message and video.

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Sir Ian McKellen Wraps Shooting on The Hobbit Trilogy

The actor has shot his last scene as Gandalf, saying good-bye to the character forever with a special photo from Peter Jackson.

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The Hobbit Resumes Production in New Zealand

Peter Jackson and Ian McKellen are seen back on set as shooting continues for the final two chapters of this Tolkien trilogy.

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X-Men: Days of Future Past Vine Video Teases Ian McKellen's Magnetic Personality

Director Bryan Singer provides some unique sound effects for this video from the Montreal set of his Marvel mutant sequel.

Brian Gallagher

Ian McKellen Talks About Returning as Magneto in X-Men: Days of Future Past

The actor calls reuniting with Bryan Singer and Patrick Stewart a gas, promising to give Michael Fassbender a run for his money.

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