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David Beckham, Iggy Pop, And Kylie Minogue Win Big At Gq Men Of The Year Awards

David Beckham, Iggy Pop, and Kylie Minogue are among the big winners at the 2019 GQ Men of the Year Awards.The annual award ceremony hosted by GQ magazine took place at the Tate Modern in...

Cats Star Idris Elba Confused By Plot

Idris Elba doesn't know what the plot of 'Cats' is, despite starring in the movie.The 46-year-old actor plays Macavity in the upcoming big screen blockbuster, which is a live-action adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic...

Sir Ian Mckellen Loves Being 80

Sir Ian McKellen thinks it is ''wonderful'' to be 80.The 'Lord of the Rings' actor celebrated the milestone birthday last month and is embracing the latest chapter in his life.Asked about turning 80, he said:...

Russell Tovey Enjoyed Club Nights With Ian Mckellen

Russell Tovey and Sir Ian McKellen bonded in a nightclub called Pornsexual whilst making their new movie.The 37-year-old actor had a great time making 'The Good Liar' with the 'Lord of the Rings' star, Dame...

Samson Kayo Joins Idris Elba In Mouse Guard

Samson Kayo will join Idris Elba in 'Mouse Guard'.The 'Youngers' star will join the 'Luther' actor as well as Andy Serkis and Thomas Brodie-Sangster in Fox's adaptation of the popular Boom! Studios comic, which is...

Dame Judi Dench Fears Being Out Of Work

Dame Judi Dench never turns down a role as she fears she'll never be offered a job again. The Oscar-winning actress has admitted that, despite an illustrious career in film and theatre which spans over...

Sir Ian Mckellen Apologises After Kevin Spacey And Bryan Singer Comments

Sir Ian McKellen has apologised after he insinuated Kevin Spacey and Bryan Singer ''abused'' people because they were ''in the closet''.Both Kevin and Bryan have been accused of sexual harassment by men who were underage...

Ian Mckellen Gets Mistaken For Dumbledore

'Lord of the Rings' star Ian McKellen is sick of Harry Potter fans mistaking him for Dumbledore.The 79-year-old actor's most famous role is playing the wizard Gandalf in Peter Jackson's fantasy trilogy but he is...

Sir Ian Mckellen's Greatest Regret

Sir Ian McKellen says it is the ''greatest regret'' of his life that he didn't tell his parents he is gay.The 'Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring' star didn't come out as...

Sam Smith Used To 'Hide Away' Oscar

Sam Smith used to ''hide away'' his Oscar because it made him ''uncomfortable''. The 26-year-old singer won an Academy Award for the best song in 2016 for his track 'Writing's On The Wall', which was...

James Corden Jokes He's Peeing Like A Pussy To Prepare For Cats

James Corden has joked that he's been peeing like a pussy to prepare for his role in 'Cats'.The 40-year-old comedian will play the wise moggy Bustopher Jones in the upcoming big screen adaptation of Andrew...

Jason Derulo To Make Acting Debut In Cats

Jason Derulo has joined the cast of 'Cats'.The 29-year-old musician will make his feature film acting debut in the upcoming big screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved musical, which is based on T.S. Eliot's...

Rebel Wilson Joins Cats Movie

Rebel Wilson has joined the cast of 'Cats'.The 'Bridesmaids' actress will portray the lazy old Gumbie feline Jennyanydots in the upcoming big screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved musical, which is based on T.S....

Ian Mckellen Told Off For Smoking On Buckingham Palace Balcony

Sir Ian McKellen got told off for smoking on Buckingham Palace's famous balcony.The 79-year-old actor has revealed he once got in trouble for lighting a cigarette on the East Front of the palace overlooking The...

Cats Star Ian Mckellen Will Find 'Inner Pussy'

Sir Ian McKellen wants to find his ''inner pussy'' for his role in 'Cats'.The veteran actor will be taking on the part of Gus the Theatre Cat in the upcoming big screen adaptation of Andrew...

George Shelley's Mother's Struggle

George Shelley's mother initially struggled to cope with his sexuality.The 25-year-old singer told his family he was gay in 2016 and though his mum is ''proud'' of him now, her first reaction was to worry...

Judi Dench Set For Cats Movie

Dame Judi Dench is to star in the movie adaptation of 'Cats'. The 83-year-old actress - who was due play Grizabella in the original West End production in 1981, until she was forced to withdraw...

Idris Elba In Talks To Join Cats Cast

Idris Elba is reportedly close to agreeing a deal to star in Tom Hooper's adaptation of 'Cats'.The London-born actor is being eyed to appear alongside the likes of Sir Ian McKellen, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden,...

Cats Gets December 2019 Release Date

'Cats' will be released on December 20, 2019. The movie adaptation of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic musical will take 'Wicked's release date, with a new slot for the 'Wizard of Oz' re-telling to be...

Taylor Swift Leads All-star Cats Movie Cast

Taylor Swift, James Corden, Sir Ian McKellen and Jennifer Hudson are to star in a movie remake of the musical 'Cats'.The 'Delicate' hitmaker, 'The Late Late Show' host, 'Lord of the Rings' actor and 'Spotlight'...

Ian Mckellen Calls On Hollywood To Be Less Timid In Depicting Minorities

Sir Ian McKellen has called upon Hollywood and the movie industry to be less timid about depicting minorities on-screen.The 78 year old English star of the stage and screen has, for a long time, been...

Sir Ian Mckellen Is 'Quite A Shy Person'

Sir Ian McKellen is ''quite a shy person'', according to the maker of a new documentary film.Joe Stephenson has directed 'McKellen: Playing The Part', which is built around a 14-hour interview that explores McKellen's dramatic...

Ian Mckellen Is Glad He 'Came Out' Before Accepting Knighthood

Sir Ian McKellen has admitted he wouldn't have accepted his knighthood if he wasn't open about his sexuality.The 78-year-old actor was recognised in the 1994 New Year's Honours list, but insisted if he hadn't ''come...

Sir Ian Mckellen Plans Theatrical Funeral

Sir Ian McKellen has planned an elaborate ''celebratory'' funeral in preparation for his death.The 'Lord of the Rings' star - who was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2006 - admitted he thinks about death ''every...

Ian Mckellen Claims Kevin Spacey Was Disrespectful By Hiding His Sexuality

In the aftermath of the staggering Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations, a number of victims of other alleged sexual predators have bravely come out to tell their story. Amongst those accused was Kevin Spacey who,...

Sir Ian Mckellen To Return To The West End In 'King Lear'

Sir Ian McKellen is to return to London’s West End this year as King Lear, in what he has hinted might be his final major Shakespearean role.The 78 year old stage and cinema veteran has...

Sir Ian Mckellen Celebrates 30 Years Since Coming Out

Sir Ian McKellen has celebrated the 30th anniversary since he came out as gay.The 78-year-old actor openly spoke about his sexuality during an interview on BBC Radio in 1988 at the age of 48, and...

Sir Ian Mckellen Worried 'Nothing Good Will Come' Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Sir Ian McKellen is worried ''nothing good will come'' of the Hollywood sexual misconduct allegations.The 'Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring' is devastated to hear the string of sexual harassment allegations flooding...

Ian Mckellen Up For Gandalf Return For Amazon Series

Sir Ian McKellen wants to play Gandalf again in the 'Lord of the Rings' Amazon TV series.The 78-year-old actor portrayed the wizard in Sir Peter Jackson's award winning trilogy and then reprised his role in...

Ian Mckellen Doesn't Want A New Gandalf For Amazon 'Lord Of The Rings' Tv Series

Earlier this year, Warner Bros. and Amazon Studios confirmed that they were working together on bringing a 'Lord of the Rings' television series to fans, 14 years after the original film trilogy (based on J.R.R....

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