Ian Mckellen

The actor says he'll "have to work hard to equal what has already been achieved". McKellen on Beauty and the Beast rehearsal The Lord of the Rings and X-Men star is set to play Cogsworth in the live-action remake. McKellen joins Beauty and the Beast cast Sir Ian McKellen plays an elderly Sherlock obsessed with an unsolved case in Mr Holmes. See McKellen as elderly Sherlock Holmes The actor discusses the future of Beast beyond X-Men: Apocalypse. Nicholas Hoult hints at X-Men future Sir Ian McKellen portrays a 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes in new crime drama. Ian McKellen's Mr Holmes dated for US X-Men star plays an ageing detective in Bill Condon's film. Watch Ian McKellen in Mr Holmes trailer The knighted actors will appear in the TV adaptation of the Ronald Harwood play. See Hopkins, McKellen in The Dresser The Twist has been written and shot by groups of children. Ian McKellen stars in short directed by kids The filmmaker offers the first glimpse of art in next X-Men movie. X-Men: Apocalypse production art revealed The BBC announces a raft of new programming to encourage arts engagement. Armando Ianucci to edit BBC's Artsnight Patrick Stewart contradicts reports that the older Magneto would not feature. Ian McKellen back for X-Men: Apocalypse Mr Holmes follows the ageing detective living out his twilight years in Sussex. Watch Ian McKellen as old Sherlock Holmes Ian McKellen was recognised at the ceremony which took place in London on Sunday. Ian McKellen wins at BBC Audio Drama Awards The cast playing younger versions of Jean Grey, Storm and Cyclops are announced. 3 more stars confirmed for X-Men: Apocalypse The adaptation stars Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Anthony Hopkins. Starz picks up US TV rights for The Dresser Charlotte Riley, Aisling Loftus and Ellie Kendrick are up for Best Actress. BBC Audio Drama Awards finalists revealed Jacobi praises the show for including an older couple in a physical relationship. Jacobi on Last Tango in Halifax's appeal The Hobbit's Ian McKellen teaches Cookie Monster in a new Sesame Street video. Watch Ian McKellen meet Cookie Monster Actor says he only fully understood final Hobbit film's plot on seeing finished movie. McKellen didn't understand Hobbit battle scenes He suggests the final Hobbit film isn't necessarily the last Middle-earth film. Ian McKellen on the future of The Hobbit Peter Jackson delivers an alternately thrilling and frustrating sendoff to Middle-earth. Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies review Kate Bush also collects an award for her comeback concerts 'Before the Dawn'. Tom Hiddleston wins award for Coriolanus role Antony Cotton reveals that the acclaimed actor wants to go back on the cobbles. Corrie: Sir Ian McKellen 'wants return' The Lord of the Rings actor has co-written the theme with the filmmakers. Boyd's Hobbit closing theme released The pair are to appear in BBC Two's adaptation of Ronald Harwood's play. McKellen, Hopkins for BBC's The Dresser Andrew Scott and Rob Brydon are among the stars vying for prizes at this year's event. Doctor Who up for BBC Audio Drama Award A case in favour of Brett Ratner's much-maligned mutant threequel. In Defence Of... X-Men: The Last Stand Show's creator says it performed better in the US and discusses series two. Vicious 'did better in US than UK' The animated film based on the biscuits announces seven voice actors. McKellen, Stallone join Animal Crackers The Battle of the Five Armies brings the curtain down on the fantasy series this December. Watch the epic final trailer for The Hobbit Test your knowledge on Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days of Future Past. Quiz: How well do you know X-Men? McKellen is given the award by Lord Mayor Fiona Woolf. Sir Ian McKellen given Freedom of London The Lord of the Rings actor tries to steal the limelight in Ezra's new video. Watch Ian McKellen annoy George Ezra The actor shouted his famous quote to students when visiting a school. Heed Ian McKellen's Revision warning... The actor "keeps butting in" in the forthcoming visuals. Ian McKellen to star in George Ezra video Zach Galifianakis, Terry Crews and Mindy Kaling also make appearances. 1D, McKellen, more in Sesame Street trailer The Hobbit finale Battle of the Five Armies unveils a teaser trailer. Watch the trailer for The Hobbit finale Esteemed actor asked during Twitter chat if he would ever consider a USTV role. Would Ian McKellen make a Glee cameo? Ian McKellen will play a 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes in the upcoming drama. McKellen's Sherlock Holmes adds to cast McKellen is playing the ageing detective in Mr Holmes. See Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes