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May 25 in history

567 BC – Servius Tullius, king of Rome, celebrated a triumph for his victory over the Etruscans.

240 BC – First recorded perihelion passage of… 922 more words


A Queer Year #42 - Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen (actor, activist)

born 1939 in UK

In the more than fifty years of his career Ian McKellen became one of the most renown actors. 334 more words


'Mr. Holmes' Producers Sued by Creator's Estate

By Ted Johnson for Variety

The estate of Sherlock Holmes author Arthur Conan Doyle has sued Miramax, Roadside Attractions and director Bill Condon, claiming that the upcoming movie starring Ian McKellen in the story of the later life of the famous sleuth, “Mr. 340 more words


'Mr. Holmes' Lawsuit: Arthur Conan Doyle Estate Sues Bill Condon & Distributors

What would the Great Detective have Dr. Watson and the Baker Street Irregulars do with this case? On the eve of the 156th anniversary of the birth of Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author’s often litigious estate this week hit director Bill Condon and co-distributors Miramax and Roadside Attractions in federal court with a copyright and trademark infringement complaint over the upcoming… 705 more words

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Even More Vicious

Great news for fans of snark! Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi are returning for more Vicious.

PBS announced last week that season two of ITV’s acclaimed comedy will return this summer. 101 more words

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

After six films and 15 years I have finally reached the end of Peter Jackson’s ‘Middle Earth Saga’ with the third of his movies based on JRR Tolkien’s… 502 more words


British Actors To Follow On Twitter -- Who Are The Best?

British actors have invaded American cinemas and left a lasting impression on U.S. fans, who seem to adore anything that comes from across the Atlantic. Many of them use Twitter on a regular basis, but who are the best to follow? 898 more words