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What Ian McKellen Disliked Most About His Magneto Costume

While he seemed to enjoy playing such a badass mutant, Ian McKellen does have beef with one aspect of his role as Magneto: his costume.

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Ian McKellen Is Playing Gandalf Again, But Not In The Way You’d Expect

One of Ian McKellen's best known roles is as Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies, and now he's reprising the character under different circumstances.

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The Great Advice Ian McKellen Gave Hugh Jackman On The Set Of The First X-Men Movie

Back in 2000 Hugh Jackman was understandably nervous while playing Wolverine for the first time. And now it appears that the always delightful Sir Ian McKellen helped Jackman deal with the gravity of this task.

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Why Magneto Isn’t In Logan, According To Ian McKellen

It's tough to think of an X-Men film without Magneto, but the master of magnetism is nowhere to be found in Logan. Hear from Ian McKellen himself as to why he isn't in the latest X-Men movie.

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What Lumiere and Cogsworth Will Look Like in The Live-Action Beauty and the Beast

After hearing Lumiere and Cosgworth speak in the first Beauty and the Beast trailer, we finally have our first taste of what the human-like candelabra and clock will look like in this re-telling.

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15 Big Stars You Forgot Were In A Superhero Movie

While some folks have made it big on their roles in comic book movies, here are some actors who we almost forgot were in big ticket comic films. And chances are, you probably forgot too, so read on to see how many you remember!

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The 10 Best Actors Never To Win An Oscar, According To Fans

Being a talented actor doesn’t automatically equal an Oscar win. The narrative surrounding Leonardo DiCaprio this year, as an example, is that he’s a frequently overlooked performer who deserved an Oscar win years ago, but likely will collect one on Sunday both for The Revenant, and for the movies for which he might have been snubbed.

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More Gandalf For Sir Ian McKellen? The Legendary Actor Says This

Would Sir Ian McKellen ever reprise his role of Gandalf and go trekking around Middle Earth one more time? The legendary actor had a rather blunt response when asked that very question recently.

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How Ian McKellen Almost Missed Out On Playing Both Gandalf And Magneto

Sir Ian McKellen almost missed out on playing two of his most famous roles, Gandalf and Magneto, and it would have Tom Cruise's fault, sort of.

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Why X-Men Is Way Better Than Superman And James Bond, According To Ian McKellen

It could be argued that it was Ian McKellen's role as Magneto in 2000’s original X-Men that truly launched him into the stratosphere with bankable gravitas. The acting legend recently commented on where the franchise stands in comparison to some seemingly random, but important male movie figures.

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Will The Original Magneto Appear In X-Men: Apocalypse? Here's What Sir Ian McKellen Says

Sir Ian McKellen’s run as the big screen version of Magneto lasted for many years, but it seems as though that era is coming to an end.

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Beauty And The Beast Has Found Its Cogsworth

Just when you thought the cast to Bill Condon's Beauty And The Beast wasn't star studded enough, they've gone and really out done themselves. See what A-lister is set to play Cogsworth, after the jump!

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Mr. Holmes Trailer: Watch An Elderly Sherlock Holmes Solve One Last Case

Though he is certainly getting up there in years, Sir Ian McKellen has spent the last 15 years playing some of the most legendary characters in pop culture. We've seen him morph metal as Magneto, wave a magical staff as Gandalf, and now he's playing the most iconic detective of all time.

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U-Turn! X-Men: Apocalypse Probably Will Include This Character

Patrick Stewart seemed to express a few weeks back that both his and Ian McKellen’s moment in the mutant spotlight appeared to be over. Well, it seems that Stewart has just made an abrupt u-turn.

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Watch Ian McKellen As An Older, Loveable Version Of Sherlock Holmes

Sir Ian McKellen is regarded as one of the finest British actors of all time, and Sherlock Holmes is seen as arguably the most beloved fictional British character ever created. It doesn’t take a genius to work out that molding the two together would make for cinematic gold. This teaser clip for Mr. Holmes suggests that’s exactly the case.

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X-Men Apocalypse Won't Bring Back These 2 Major Actors

As it turns out, X-Men: Apocalypse, unlike the previous film in the series, will not include the original versions of these two beloved characters.

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Patrick Stewart's Christmas Hat Might Be The Most Festive Thing That's Ever Happened

Patrick Stewart is here to offer you a bit of holiday cheer just before the season passes us by. Check out this video of his amazing holiday hat.

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What Ian McKellen's Sherlock Holmes Movie Will Be About

Miramax will handle domestic distribution for Mr. Holmes, a new feature reuniting Oscar-winning director Bill Condon with Gods and Monsters collaborator Sir Ian McKellen to tell a tale of an older Holmes who wants to take one last crack at solving a case that confounded even him.

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Get Your First Look At Ian McKellen As Sherlock Holmes

Thanks to modern day small screen portrayals like Benedict Cumberbatch's in Sherlock and Jonny Lee Miller's in Elementary - not to mention big screen takes like Robert Downey Jr.'s in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes movies - we've gotten used to seeing younger versions of author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective character. But next year director Bill Condon and Sir Ian McKellen will do their part to slice some more age variety into the mix.

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Watch James McAvoy And Michael Fassbender Imitate Their X-Men Counterparts

With X-Men: Days Of Future Past already in theaters, and already racking up some excellent reviews, it's time to relax and look forward to the next installment of Professor Xavier's gifted youngsters and their uncanny adventures. But before we leave behind the days of future past, there's some fun to be had with the cast. More specifically, we have a video where both James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender try to imitate their more mature selves, and the results make for quite a good laugh.

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