Sir Ian McKellen To Be Featured In Documentary

Sir Ian McKellen To Be Featured In Documentary
Sir Ian McKellen To Be Featured In Documentary

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Entertainment Weekly reports that young director Joe Stevenson, who recently released his first film, Chicken, will be filming a documentary about famed British actor Sir Ian McKelen. In preparation for the filming of McKellen: Acting the Role, the filmmakers recorded 14 hours of interviews spanning McKellen's decades of acting career.

“To a whole generation of viewers, Ian McKellen is known as Gandalf and Magneto,” Stevenson said. - Now is the opportunity to show how incredible and inspiring his life was, from an unremarkable childhood in the north of England to a Tony Award, from being the first actor to speak openly about his sexuality, to world recognition and two Oscar nominations ".

McKelen has performed many roles in theater and cinema, playing a wide variety of characters - from Hamlet to Gandalf. Among his films - "The Hobbit", "King Lear", "Gods and Monsters", "Mr. Holmes" and "X-Men". In 2017, a new film with the participation of McKelen will be released - "Beauty and the Beast" by Disney studio, in which the Briton voices the talking clock. McKelen came out in 1988, becoming one of the first openly gay men in the entertainment industry, and was knighted in 1990.

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