Tag Archives: Ian McKellan

Ian McKellen comments on “Hobbit,” reveals start date

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It wasn’t exactly “breaking” news, as “Lord of the Rings” fans no doubt anticipated official announcements long before they came in – but we found out recently that “Rings” veterans Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis will join Peter Jackson as he toils away on a two-part “Hobbit”[...]

Ian McKellen on being gay and happy with it in Hollywood

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Ian McKellan was 49 when he came out publicly as a gay man and has since enjoyed the most successful phase of his acting career. He’s been a part of two huge blockbuster franchises: ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘X-Men,’ earned two Academy Award nominations (for ‘Gods[...]