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Review: ‘The Good Liar’ is a tricky film that doesn’t always fool viewers Special

‘The Good Liar’ is a thriller in which a conman believes he’s found a retirement score, but she’s going to make him work for it.

Joe Stephenson discusses 'McKellen: Playing the Part' documentary Special

Director Joe Stephenson chatted with Digital Journal about his new documentary on Sir Ian McKellen called "McKellen: Playing the Part."

Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ makes the fairy tale a reality Special

Disney’s live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a faithful adaptation of the animated film that captures its magic via the spectacular visuals and memorable songs.

Review: Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart‎ give star turns in No Man's Land Special

London - No Man's Land featuring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart is currently running on the London stage. The production brings to life one of the most brilliantly entertaining plays by Nobel Prize laureate Harold Pinter.

Review: Ian McKellen is the most relatable ‘Mr. Holmes’ Special

Sir Ian McKellan stars in ‘Mr. Holmes,’ which centres on the legendary detective who’s trying to outwit old age just long enough to solve one last mystery.

Conchita Wurst‘s Gay Pride ‘seal of approval’ (VIDEO)

The British actor Ian McKellen has praised the Austrian drag queen and recent Eurovision Song Contest champion, the self-styled Bearded Lady, Conchita Wurst.

Review: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ is the perfect mutation Special

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ is one of the most capable superhero blockbusters to hit theatres, displaying a total understanding of its franchise and utilizing all it has to offer.

Ian McKellen told 'not to go to Russia' due to anti-gay law

Respected British actor and gay icon Ian McKellen is making headlines this month because of his role in the latest "Hobbit" film. But this talented actor is in the news for another reason. The UK's Foreign Office has told McKellen not to visit Russia.

'Sherlock' Christmas special rumours

Speculation and counter-speculation has reached fever pitch with the fast-approaching launch of season 3 of “Sherlock”, the BBC’s massively popular 21st-century re-interpretation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories.

Sherlock: McKellen to play retired Holmes, Cumberbatch back too

As Benedict Cumberbatch gears up for the season 3 launch of Sherlock, Sir Ian McKellen is slated to play Holmes in his retirement, it has emerged.

Knights’ Vicious return as ITV renews Ravenhill–Janetti sitcom

Vicious, the gay-themed sitcom starring Sir Derek Jacobi and Sir Ian McKellen, will return for a second series, ITV has confirmed.

Vicious Doctor Who plot for gay sitcom

A plot strand heavily referencing Doctor Who, the BBC’s flagship science-fiction drama series, will appear in the second episode of ITV’s new gay-themed sitcom, which launched last week.

Luke Treadaway wins Laurence Olivier Best Actor Award

Luke Treadaway has been named “Best Actor” at this year's Lawrence Olivier Awards, for his portrayal of an autistic teenager.

TV knights in shining amour? Or just plain vicious?

Two of the UK’s best-known theatrical knights – Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi – will be camping it up like never before tonight, when a new sitcom hits TV screens.

Glittering guest list at annual Stonewall dinner in London

More than 500 guests, including celebrities and politicians, attended the UK equality group Stonewall’s annual Equality Dinner at London’s Dorchester Hotel last night (Thursday).

Slasher horror knocks Hobbit off top of US box-office ratings

The three-week reign of the little people of Middle-earth at the top of the US box-office ratings has ended – and in comes some classic horror.

Doctor Who returns to its roots for Christmas Day

The BBC returns Doctor Who to its roots for this year’s now-traditional Christmas Day episode – which usually offers a good dose of tinsel with the sci-fi intrigue.

BBC commissions ‘gay dad’ sitcom pilot for 2013

As part of its ongoing programme of commissioning new television drama, the BBC has ordered a pilot episode of It Takes a Village.

Sir Ian McKellen: 'Peter Tatchell is my hero'

London - In a new video, the Shakesperean and Hollywood actor, Sir Ian McKellen, has spoken of his strong support for Peter Tatchell, the UK-based Australian-born human-rights campaigner.

Actor McKellen to unveil blue plaque to honour Peter Tatchell

Actor Ian McKellen will unveil a blue plaque in London this week honouring the British gay human-rights campaigner Peter Tatchell.

Shakespearian star McKellen in low-budget zombie movie

Sir Ian McKellen, knight of both the stage and the silver screen, venerated deliverer of immortal lines from the Bard himself, is to take a role in a low-budget zombie movie.

Ian McKellen reveals 'The Hobbit' will start shooting in July

It has been revealed on Sir Ian McKellen's website that "The Hobbit" will begin shooting in July with many A-list celebrities starring in the first film.

Actor McKellen backs anti-homophobia initiative

The gay Hollywood actor Ian McKellen has put his weight behind a groundbreaking anti-hate project by a group of gay and lesbian teenagers on Merseyside, England.

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Mortenson, Bloon, McKellan and Wood in 'The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King'
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The theater program for  No Man s Land   featuring Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen.
The theater program for 'No Man's Land', featuring Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen.
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Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren star in 'The Good Liar'
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The program for the revival of Pinter's 'No Man's Land', featuring Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen.
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Sir Ian McKellen stars in 'Mr. Holmes'
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