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WATCH: Ian McKellen Explains Why He Passed on Playing Dumbledore in ‘Harry Potter’

Legendary actor Ian McKellen has held many magical roles, literally.  Arguably best known as Gandolf from The Lord of the Rings films, it's safe to say that McKellen has a familiarity with film wizardry and, he was almost part of another magical franchise. During a recent appearance on the BBC show HARDtalk, McKellen discussed being offered the role of Albus Dumbledore after Richard Harris, the actor to originate the role, passed away.  Ultimately, McKellen passed on the role but, nobody really knew why, until now. When HARDtalk host Stephen Sackur brought...

Disney Releases New ‘Beauty and The Beast’ TV Spot

While there is still a bit of time before we get to see the movie, Disney has recently been releasing a few more glimpses at the long-awaited live-action Beauty and the Beast. The studio released an audio sneak peek of Emma Watson's part of "Something There" over the holidays and has released new TV spots featuring Belle's (Emma Watson) time in the castle with the Beast (Dan Stevens) from the snow fights outside to the iconic ballroom waltz. The spots also introduce a few members of the staff from Cogsworth (Ian...
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