Can You Guess What Iconic Role Sir Ian McKellen Is Playing Next?
July 10 2014 6:15 PM ET

Can You Guess What Iconic Role Sir Ian McKellen Is Playing Next?

Ross von Metzke

McKellen tweets that his next role is tackling a 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes.

Ian McKellen on 'Vicious' Queens and Obliterating the Closet
June 27 2014 6:00 AM ET

Ian McKellen on Vicious Queens and Obliterating the Closet

Jase Peeples

The legendary actor speaks with The Advocate about playing gay in the groundbreaking new sitcom Vicious and how coming out of the closet helps change the world.

WATCH: Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart Play the Newlywed Game
April 21 2014 10:11 AM ET

WATCH: Everyone's Favorite Buddies Play the Newlywed Game

Patrick Yacco

The two British thespians answer questions about each other’s food preferences and fantasy acting roles.

WATCH: Who Can Do a Better Ian McKellen Impression: Hugh Jackman or Michael Fassbender?
April 10 2014 1:17 PM ET

WATCH: Who Can Do a Better Ian McKellen Impression: Hugh Jackman or Michael Fassbender?

Patrick Yacco

The X-Men: Days of Future Past stars were quizzed in a recent promotion for the film.

WATCH Ian McKellen and Ellen Page Featured In New X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer
March 24 2014 11:46 AM ET

WATCH: Ian McKellen and Ellen Page in New X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer

Patrick Yacco

The upcoming film’s new promotional video focuses on the hunt for Marvel Comics’ mutants.

WATCH: Ian McKellen Drawn to X-Men Role Because 'Mutants Are Like Gays'
February 27 2014 3:31 PM ET

WATCH: Ian McKellen Drawn to X-Men Role Because 'Mutants Are Like Gays'

Patrick Yacco

The gay actor says that he was sold on the part of Magneto after X-Men director Bryan Singer compared the team to groups that have struggled for civil rights.

New Character Images Released From 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'
January 28 2014 1:58 PM ET

New Character Images Released From X-Men: Days of Future Past

Patrick Yacco

A total of 25 stills were revealed throughout Monday, ranging from characters such as Storm and Magneto to a historic first for out director Bryan Singer.

Gay Comedy Series Starring Ian McKellen to Air on PBS
January 21 2014 6:45 PM ET

Gay Comedy Series Starring Ian McKellen to Air on PBS

Patrick Yacco

The British sitcom Vicious, which will soon air in the U.S., focuses on the nearly 50-year relationship between two gay men and stars out actors Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi.

WATCH: Ian McKellen Takes a Stroll Down Sesame Street
December 13 2013 3:21 PM ET

WATCH: Ian McKellen Strolls Down Sesame Street

Patrick Yacco

Out actor Ian McKellen participates in a smart parody of his Lord of the Rings character Gandalf for a lesson in manners.

The Daily Show's Gaywatch, Feat. Ian McKellen, Rick Santorum, and Cardinal Dolan
December 03 2013 3:23 PM ET

Gaywatch Alert: Rick Santorum and Cardinal Dolan

Jase Peeples

From mocking the Catholic Church and antigay former politicians to chatting with out actor Ian McKellen, last night's episode of The Daily Show was filled with LGBT goodies.

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