LONDON — Director Ron Howard, and actors Ian McKellen and Michael Sheen are among those to feature in a kids' program about moviemaking, which has just been greenlit by the BBC. Novel Entertainment…
Flames, fans and friendly feuds engulfed the Shire's green carpet Monday night for the London world premiere of “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.” The Middle Earth forces laid siege to both…
This is the way "The Hobbit" ends: not with a whimper, but with an epic battle royale.
In a pre-Toronto move, Miramax has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Ian McKellen's “Mr. Holmes” and will partner with Roadside Attractions on domestic theatrical distribution. The film…
Bill Condon's "Mr. Holmes" has started to shoot, with additional cast announced, and the first image released of Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes at the age of 93. The movie, which will shoot for…
The taboo here isn't that the main characters played by Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi are gay, it's that they fall far outside the 18-49 demo.
Sam Kelly, British character actor best known for his parts in “'Allo 'Allo” and “Porridge,” has died. He was 70. According to BBC News, his agent Lynda Ronan said he died after battling a long…
LONDON — Gandalf may be willing to travel to the most dangerous corners of Middle Earth to fight evil, but Ian McKellen, the actor who plays him, won't go to Russia. McKellen, the star of the “Lord…
After a bumpy beginning with "An Unexpected Journey," Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" trilogy finds its footing in this much more exciting and purposeful second chapter.
Trying to figure out a Pinter play is like pounding nails in your skull. Trying to figure out a Beckett play is like using a drill. But holding forth in a death-defying repertory bill of Harold…