Ian Mckellen

  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' trailer: Will Bryan Singer's mutant epic find several takers? March 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Fox has released the second trailer for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', four months after the first was shared. The Marvel saga, which has been directed by Bryan Singer, revolves around Hugh Jackman's Wolverine leaving no stone unturned to change history by being sent into the past to...
  • Actress Halle Berry's role in the upcoming 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' cut down? March 17, 2014

    New York: Actress Halle Berry's role in the upcoming 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' movie has been reportedly cut down. The 47-year-old actress joined several other stars from the original X-Men films for the new movie, including Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, and Ian McKellen, reported New York Daily News. Berry's presence in...
  • 'The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug' sets the US box-office on fire December 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: The latest installment of the Tolkien epic series, 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,' claimed the top spot at the North American box office this weekend, industry estimates showed today. The second part of The Hobbit film trilogy, starring Ian McKellen and Martin Freeman on a quest to reclaim...
  • 'The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug' review: The film has a pace and a cohesiveness December 16, 2013

    Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom Director: Peter Jackson The highlight of Peter Jackson's second movie in The Hobbit trilogy was always going to be the appearance of the fire-breathing dragon Smaug, as confirmed by the...
  • The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug Tweet Review: 1st day, 1st show December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from the previous film 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', the sequel to the film will see the hobbit Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and Thorin Oakensheild (Richard Armitage) continue their journey to reclaim Lonely mountain from Smaug the dragon. 'The Hobbit: The...
  • 'X-Men - Days of Future Past' will exceed fans' expectations: Hugh Jackman October 31, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Hugh Jackman feels that his upcoming movie 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' will surpass the expectations of fans. 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is the seventh film in the 'X Men' franchise and stars Jackman as Wolverine. "As excited as (the fans) are, I can tell you it'll exceed...
  • 'The Hobbit' Review: It's long and overblown December 15, 2012

    Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage Director: Peter Jackson 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', directed by Peter Jackson, clocks in at a whopping 2 hours and 40 minutes, if you don't count the roughly 15 minutes it takes for the end credits to roll. Given that Jackson's Lord of the Rings...
  • 'The Hobbit' was like homecoming: Ian McKellen December 14, 2012

    London: 'Lord of the Rings' star Ian McKellen says returning to New Zealand to shoot 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' felt like he was going home. The 73-year-old actor, who is battling prostate cancer for seven years, reprised his role as Gandalf the wizard from Peter Jackson's award-winning 'Lord of...
  • 'The Hobbit' suffers from story bloat December 5, 2012

    Judging part one of Peter Jackson's 'The Lord of the Rings' prelude 'The Hobbit' is a bit like reviewing a film after seeing only the first act. Yet here goes: 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' is stuffed with Hollywood's latest technology - 3D, high-speed projection and Dolby's Atmos surround sound system....
  • The Hobbit: Why Ian McKellen broke down on the sets November 19, 2012

    London: Veteran actor Ian McKellen says he burst into tears of frustration on the set of his upcoming film 'The Hobbit', a prequel to the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy. The 73-year-old actor, who plays the wizard Gandalf in the Peter Jackson-directed film, said that he became upset while filming a...