Ian Mckellen

The Takeaway

'X-Men' & Out-of-Control Hollywood Culture

Friday, April 25, 2014

Director Bryan Singer has a new X-Men movie out soon, but the probable blockbuster will now be marred by controversy. Last week, a man sued Singer, alleging that  the director and other men repeatedly assaulted him as a teenager.


The Takeaway

Sir Ian McKellen Discusses Life on Stage & Screen

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Sir Ian McKellen stopped by The Greene Space at WNYC yesterday for a live lunchtime chat with a studio audience and our host John Hockenberry. He discussed his life and work in theater and on screen, from the Broadway stage play "Waiting for Godot," to X-Men and his friendship with Sir Patrick Stewart. Here you'll find selected audio and video clips of McKellen's interview, as well as a link to the full conversation.

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: A Conversation with Sir Ian McKellen

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Sir Ian McKellen stopped by The Greene Space on Tuesday, February 18 for an intimate conversation on his life and career with The Takeaway's John Hockenberry.



Photoshop Contest: Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart (and You)

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

We'd like to invite you to get in on the fun by getting these two gents to photobomb your favorite pictures.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: Ian McKellen

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Sir Ian McKellen was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently, along with his co-star Sir Patrick Stewart, to talk about the Broadway production of No Man's Land and Waiting for Godot. He also told what he's a fan of and gave us the recipe for his favorite comfort food!

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Around Broadway

Two Knights on Broadway

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood reviews Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, and Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, respectively.