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Sir Ian McKellen keeps film props in his home

Sir Ian McKellen keeps film props in his home

Feb 4 2013, 2:25am CST | by

Sir Ian McKellen keeps Gandalf's staff with his umbrellas. The screen-and-stage icon has starred as the wizard in both 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy and on-going saga 'The Hobbit', and revealed the...

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Sir Ian McKellen keeps film props in his home

Feb 4 2013, 2:25am CST | by

Sir Ian McKellen keeps Gandalf's staff with his umbrellas.

The screen-and-stage icon has starred as the wizard in both 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy and on-going saga 'The Hobbit', and revealed the staff he used on screen is kept in an unexpectedly normal place.

Ian, 73, told the Mail On Sunday's live supplement: ''At the end of 'The Hobbit' I was given Gandalf's staff, which I keep with umbrellas and walking sticks, and Gandalf's hat, which I keep in the basement.''

The actor has kept souvenirs from a number of his projects, which he seems to prefer to awards ceremonies.

He explained: ''I don't like [them]. You have to be excited in case you're called up, so you gear yourself up to be ready to perform and make a speech, and then if you're not called up you feel stupid for having prepared yourself for something that hasn't happened.

''There was one occasion when they said, 'And the winner is ... ' and I stood up and it wasn't me - I just felt so embarrassed.''

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3 days ago

New THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Images: Luke Evans Prepares for War

Jul 29 2014 10:44am CDT | Source: Collider

Fresh off yesterday’s teaser trailer debut, Warner Bros. has released a few new The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies images for director Peter Jackson’s final installment in his J.R.R. Tolkein saga.  This third Hobbit film will obviously cover the concluding events of the book, but will also likely cover much more ground from Tolkein’s appendices, as we glimpsed some truly epic footage of Lee Pace’s Thranduil do ...
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Must Watch: 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' First Trailer

Jul 28 2014 2:01pm CDT | Source: First Showing

"Will you follow me... one last time?" The beginning of the end. Warner Bros has debuted the first teaser trailer for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the grand finale in his Middle Earth series, and it looks to be a very nostalgic and exciting ending. Martin Freeman returns as Bilbo, Luke Evans as Bard, Richard Armitage as Thorin, Ian McKellen as Gandalf, and everyone else they have in the illustrious cast. As this is the first teaser, it doesn ...
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New The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Still

Jul 23 2014 3:25am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Look to the skies! The rechristened The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies is the final in the (unexpected) Hobbit trilogy, and the most eagerly anticipated, what with the battles, and the dragons, and the necromancers, and - with any luck - aerial dogfights, as director Peter Jackson has hinted at before. Now, helping to stoke the flames of excitement, here's a new still from the film featuring Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and Bard The Bowman (Luke Evans).{New Battle Of The Five A ...
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1 week ago

First image from The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies released

Jul 22 2014 8:27am CDT | Source: Total Film

The first image from The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies has been released and it features Sir Ian McKellen and Luke Evans looking at something. BUT WHAT ARE THEY LOOKING AT? IS IT A DRAGON? IS IT A MAN? IS IT A GIANT HOUSE? WHAT ABOUT A CAT? Whatever it is, it looks scary. Probably a cat then. Or a house. Or many cats. We haven't read the books, so it really could be anything.  Here's the image, and keep scrolling for a related video.   Watch Luke Evans playing Gue ...
Source: Total Film   Full article at: Total Film
 

 
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2 weeks ago

New THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Image Featuring Ian McKellen and Luke Evans

Jul 17 2014 11:52am CDT | Source: Collider

Warner Bros. has released a new The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies image ahead of the film's big presentation at Comic-Con next week.  In the conclusion to the trilogy, Smaug and an army of Orcs descend on the Lonely Mountain, and elves, men, and dwarves must unite to save Middle-earth.  Since Smaug and the orcs are all CGI, this image focuses on the flesh-and-blood characters of Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and ...
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3 weeks ago

Roger Allam & More Join Mr Holmes

Jul 11 2014 3:57am CDT | Source: Empire Online

The aged Sherlock story fills its castJust yesterday, the first image of Ian McKellen as the 93-year-old version of Sherlock Holmes from Bill Condon’s Mr Holmes arrived via the actor’s Twitter feed. While there also came word that Hiroyuki Sanada would be joining the cast, today Screen International reports that the ensemble will be further boosted by Roger Allam, Hattie Morahan, Phil Davies, Frances de la Tour, Milo Parker and Pat ...
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3 weeks ago

First Look at Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes

Jul 10 2014 8:42pm CDT | Source: ign

Straight from Sir Ian McKellen's Twitter account comes the first official image of the actor as the greatest detective of all time, Sherlock Holmes. McKellen stars as the sleuth in the upcoming film Mr. Holmes, directed by Bill Condon (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Dreamgirls). First announced in September, the film was originally titled A Slight Trick of Mind after the 2006 novel by Mitch Cullen. Set in 1 ...
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3 weeks ago

Roger Allam & More Join Mr. Holmes

Jul 10 2014 12:46pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

The aged Sherlock story fills its castJust yesterday, the first image of Ian McKellen as the 93-year-old version of Sherlock Holmes from Bill Condon’s Mr. Holmes arrived via the actor’s Twitter feed. While there also came word that Hiroyuki Sanada would be joining the cast, today Screen International reports that the ensemble will be further boosted by Roger Allam, Hattie Morahan, Phil Davies, Frances de la Tour, Milo Parker and Pat ...
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3 weeks ago

Mr. Holmes: First Look at Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes!

Jul 10 2014 11:02am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Ian McKellen took to his Twitter account and posted our first look at him as the legendary Sherlock Holmes in Mr. Holmes. “Over 70 actors have previously played Sherlock Holmes. Now he’s 93 years old and it’s my turn,” he stated with the below photo. McKellen, as he said, is set to play the iconic sleuth as an old man who is haunted by a 50-year-old case he could not solve. Mr. Holmes is based on the novel by Mitc ...
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