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WATCH: Sir Ian McKellen Chokes Up Reading Coming Out Letter - ‎7 hours ago‎
Sir Ian McKellen returned to the stage recently for the Letters Live performance series held at London's prestigious Freemason' Hall, and the out veteran actor read an emotional fictional coming-out letter from gay man wrote to his parents.
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Sir Ian McKellen, Naomie Harris, Daniel Radcliffe and more team up to defend the BBC

The Independent - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
The BBC has played an integral part in developing UK culture for many years, giving many actors a first chance to appear on screen and introducing many more to the wonders of TV, film and music.

"Human beings need stories to illuminate their own lives"

Big Issue - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
“Shakespeare is more than just plays in the theatre,” says Sir Ian McKellen. “I've got a little collection of Shakespeare figurines at home, that's Shakespeare to me.

Letters Live: Watch Sir Ian McKellen read a brave and powerful coming-out letter

The Independent - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
As part of Letters Live, a celebration of the enduring power of literary correspondence inspired by the popular Letters of Note books, Sir Ian McKellen has read to an audience a powerful letter about a man coming out to his parents. A highlight of ...
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Ian McKellen and Daniel Radcliffe defend BBC

New Magazine - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
SIR IAN MCKELLEN, DANIEL RADCLIFFE, and DAME JUDI DENCH are among the stars who have declared their love for the BBC in a new campaign video to protect the corporation from cuts.

All aboard! Sir Ian McKellen is hosting bus tours of London

Time Out London (blog) - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
But this could change your mind, because none other than Sir Ian McKellen - actor, activist and, all-round great guy - is adding another string to his bow and hosting bus tours of London.

Sir Ian McKellen interview: 'The Oscars do not represent gay people'

Big Issue - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
“The voting members of the Academy are predominantly white, predominantly male, and predominantly middle aged and old,” says Sir Ian McKellen. “They're not representative. If you feel excluded because you're black or Hispanic or a woman or gay, you're ...

In Pictures: Ian McKellen among stars at Kaleidoscope Trust's Annual Gala Dinner

PinkNews - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Sir Ian McKellen and fellow Stonewall co-founder Lord Cashman took to the stage during the charity auction - with an offer of dinner with pair attracting more than £5000.
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Ian McKellen Has a Super Sad Story About His Oscar Nominations

Zimbio - ‎Jan 27, 2016‎
Ian McKellen is easy to love. He's funny, charming, and he's a wizard, which is more than we can say for anyone not Ian McKellen. But despite his magical powers, McKellen hasn't won an Oscar - though he was nominated for both Gods and Monsters, and ...

VIDEO: Ian McKellen Shares Details on Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Broadway World - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Iconic actor Ian McKellen stopped by LARRY KING LIVE recently to share details on his experience working on the highly anticipated, live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST film.

Troye Sivan: Ian McKellen May Have Known I Was Gay Before Coming Out

On Top Magazine - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
In a recent interview with Larry King, out artist Troye Sivan said that actor Ian McKellen might have known he was gay before he came out.

Video: Sir Ian McKellen launches BFI Presents Shakespeare on Film

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Sir Ian McKellen unveils BFI Presents Shakespeare on Film - billed as the biggest ever programme of Shakespeare on screen in the UK and across the world.
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'Lord of the Rings' Star Ian McKellen Slams Oscars for Homophobia; Joins Diversity Debate

Australia Network News - ‎Jan 27, 2016‎
One of the most respected British stage and film actors, Ian McKellen, famous for playing Gandalf in Peter Jackson's “Lord of The Rings” and “The Hobbit” movies, said that it's not just racism but also hinted at homophobia plaguing the Academy voters.


QNews - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Sir Ian McKellen has given his two cents on the lack of diversity at the Oscars, questioning why no acting gongs have gone to openly gay actors.

Ian McKellen lit la lettre de coming-out de Michael dans « Les Chroniques de San Francisco »

Yagg - ‎11 hours ago‎
... vivent toujours en Floride, soutiennent la campagne "Sauvons nos enfants", lancée par la chanteuse homophobe Anita Bryant. Il décide alors de leur écrire une lettre où il fait son coming-out. C'est cette lettre que lit brillamment l'acteur anglais ...
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Sir Ian McKellen, o Magneto de 'X-Men', dá selinho em amigo no Carnaval

Revista Quem - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Sir Ian McKellen veio ao Brasil especialmente para curtir o Carnaval e se impressionou com o evento. O ator britânico prestigiou o Camarote QUEM/O Globo, onde assistiu a tudo de perto e contou que ficou emocionado - e chegou a chorar - ao ver as ...

Royalty, drama and fiction in film screenings for area

Daventry Express - ‎20 hours ago‎
Dame Judi also appears alongside Dame Maggie Smith in The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel to be shown at Braunston Village Hall on Saturday February 27 at 7.30pm.
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Ian McKellen: Oscary dyskryminują homoseksualistów

Antyradio - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
Ian McKellen nie kryje się ze swoją orientacją seksualną, a sam był nominowany do statuetki dwukrotnie - w 1999 roku w kategorii Najlepszy aktor pierwszoplanowy za film „Bogowie i potwory” oraz w 2002 roku jako Najlepszy aktor drugoplanowy we „Władcy ...
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Why is Jennifer Lawrence's Mystique suddenly a good guy in X-Men: Apocalypse?

Digital Spy - ‎10 hours ago‎
In the first three films, played by Rebecca Romijn, she was a staunch ally to Ian McKellen's Magneto. That's in line with the comics, where the two spent decades in a group called the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants, opposing the X-Men at every turn ...

Ian McKellen elszegődik buszos idegenvetőnek

euronews Hungarian - ‎Jan 27, 2016‎
Új szerepre készül Sir Ian McKellen. A brit színész, aki pályafutása során számos Shakespeare-darab színházi és filmes adaptációjában szerepelt, buszos idegenvezető lesz a közelgő Shakespeare on Film (Shakespeare filmvásznon) fesztiválon Londonban.