Posts tagged "Ian McKellen"

12 Days of Celebmas: 11 Pipers Piping

On the 11th day of the 12 Days of Celebmas, Celebuzz gave to thee: 11 Pipers-Piping! Plenty of celebrities are known for smoking cigarettes and taking smoke breaks for all the photogs to see, but what about tobacco pipes? While that method of smoking may seem ancient and out of touch, it is still very…

By: Samantha Benitz / December 24, 2014

Celebrity Twitter Chatter: Colton Haynes, Stephen Amell, Miley Cyrus and More

We've rounded up some of the best and most insightful celebrity tweets from the past 24 hours. Please help fill Colton Haynes in on all of the Emmy action, Stephen Amell and Richard Attenborough, Miley Cyrus loves her fans, plus more fascinating celeb twitter posts and words of wisdom below.

By: Michael Prieve / August 25, 2014

The First Trailer for the Final ‘Hobbit’ Movie Is Finally Here

Thirteen years we've been at this and here it is: the first trailer for the final The Hobbit film, itself a prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will likely be our last dive into Peter Jackson's Middle Earth, unless he decides to adapt The Silmarillion,…

By: Robert Kessler / July 28, 2014

Watch Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellan Play the Most Adorable Newlywed Game Ever

Despite the fact that they aren't dating, and one of them is straight, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are quickly becoming our favorite celebrity couple. Stewart and McKellen took part in The Newlywed Game competition as part of a February interview with Buzzfeed Brews. The game required the two stars to answer questions about each…

By: Michael Prieve / April 21, 2014

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Trailer: Back to the Future

If there's anything to be learned from this trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past, it's that the future is the worst. So bad, in fact, that our X-Men heroes must turn back the hands of time and convince the younger versions of themselves to wage a war that will change the future.

By: Robert Kessler / March 24, 2014

And the Oscar Doesn’t Go To…

Ah yes, the Oscars are upon us and with only two days to go until show time the anticipation is high as we wait to see who will be taking home the gold this year. With only one winner for each category however, it can be difficult sometimes to accept all of the loses, especially…

By: Camilla Werner-Longo / February 28, 2014

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Are REALLY Excited About This Weekend’s Football Game

Oh, is the Super Bowl on this weekend? It seems to be that way as Hollywood BFFs -- Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen -- have been getting ready for Sunday's big game, sharing an adorable photo of them indulging in America's favorite past time.

By: Gabrielle Chung / January 31, 2014

‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ is a Major Improvement on the First Hobbit Film

A follow-up to last year's underwhelming The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug feels like a return to form for the man who made his name directing the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Fans of the original will definitely be satiated by this second of three Hobbit films, which are…

By: Robert Kessler / December 12, 2013

Here’s the New ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Trailer

At a globally-streamed fan event last night, Warner Bros. released another trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

By: Robert Kessler / November 5, 2013

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Trailer: Pretty Much Everyone You Care About Is In This Movie

The gang's all here, folks. The trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past has been unveiled and director Bryan Singer -- the man who brought you X-Men and X2 -- is basically bringing back every single actor to have appeared in the film franchise since 2000.

By: Gabrielle Chung / October 29, 2013

Ian McKellen Officiated Patrick Stewart’s Wedding Yesterday

In news that should make everyone (or at least gay men and straight nerds) happy, Patrick Stewart married his longtime singer-songwriter girlfriend Sunny Ozell on Sunday in a ceremony officiated by pal Ian McKellen.

By: / September 9, 2013

Famous Roles That Were Almost Played By Other Actors

"Actors search for rejection," Charlie Chaplin once said. "If they don't get it they reject themselves." Fortunately, actors don't have to search that hard to find the rejection they crave, as even the biggest stars are constantly turned down for roles. So click through the gallery and see some famous roles that could have bee…

By: Robert Kessler / June 11, 2013

We Bet You Thought These Stars Already Won An Oscar

After 85 years of dispensing awards, the Oscars have become something of a measuring stick for judging, and then recognizing, the best and brightest talents in Hollywood. But with so many great movies, performances and behind-the-scenes efforts, and so few slots for nominations, it comes as little surprise that more than a handful of great…

By: Todd Gilchrist / February 22, 2013

‘Hobbit’ Effects Guru Joe Letteri Says Peter Jackson’s Prequel Changed Filmmaking: ‘There Are Breakthroughs in Every Area’ (VIDEO)

Ever since Peter Jackson first announced that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey would be shot in 3D with cameras recording at a speed of 48 frames a second, pundits have analyzed how much his film might impact Hollywood as a whole. But Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri, who previously worked on groundbreaking films from Star

By: Todd Gilchrist / December 14, 2012

‘Hobbit’ Star Martin Freeman Helps ‘Lord of the Rings’ Lighten Up: ‘I’m Quite a Whore… I Like Being Funny’

Although they were a massive gamble at the time, the Lord of the Rings films have become synonymous with big-screen, epic storytelling. Their serious, sweeping take on fantasy filmmaking was something that was not simply commercially successful, but artistically credible, winning awards and legitimizing genre movies more than ever before. In The Hobbit: An Unexpected

By: Todd Gilchrist / December 13, 2012

‘The Hobbit': How Much Do Critics Like the ‘Lord of the Rings’ Prequel?

Peter Jackson returns to Middle Earth and to his homeland of New Zealand – a country that appears one parliamentary vote away from calling itself TolkienLand – for the often exciting, if equally silly, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The first in a three-film adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s precursor to Lord of the

By: Todd Gilchrist / December 4, 2012

‘The Hobbit': Prequel Offers Expected — and Excessive — Thrills in an Overstuffed First Film (MOVIE REVIEW)

Although three Lord of the Rings Extended Editions, a three-plus-hour King Kong remake and an interminable adaptation of The Lovely Bones certainly evidenced Peter Jackson’s problem with efficiency, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey achieves new heights of overlong-ness in the director’s expansive canon. Mind you, I’m a fan of almost all of his films –…

By: Todd Gilchrist / December 4, 2012

Cate Blanchett Musing Role as ‘Cinderella’s’ Wicked Stepmother; Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen Join ‘X-Men’ Sequel

Cate Blanchett is in talks to join Disney’s live-action Cinderella movie. The Oscar-winning actress is circling the role of the Evil Stepmother in the film, to be directed by Mark Romanek (Never Let Me Go). The titular role has yet to be cast. [TheWrap] Director Bryan Singer tweeted that Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen will…

By: Phil Pirrello / November 28, 2012

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey': First TV Spot Begins Bilbo’s Adventure (VIDEO)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is almost here — but first, the highly-anticipated film's TV spot is coming to small screens. Between sweeping shots of the fantastical Middle-earth and action-packed fight sequences, the 30-second spot introduces J.R.R. Tolkien's literary tale of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), a once-solitary hobbit who is reluctantly swept into an epic…

By: Cory Lopez / October 24, 2012

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey': New Stills With Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen and Martin Freeman Evoke ‘The Lord of the Rings’ (PHOTOS)

Attention, Hobbit fans: Just in case you weren't already counting down the days until The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which opens December 14, new stills from the movie have surfaced, and all the warm and fuzzy memories of The Lord of the Rings are coming back. In the new snaps (posted at Brazilian site Cine Marcado) from the first installment…

By: Gary Susman / October 17, 2012
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