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'LOTR' Superfans Are Dying to Know if Sir Ian McKellen Will Appear in the Amazon Series

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us," Sir Ian McKellen's Gandalf famously says in Peter Jackson's 2001 film The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring — which is based on J.R.R. Tolkien's 1954 novel The Fellowship of the Ring. With three volumes of books — two per volume — three Lord of the Rings movies, and three Hobbit movies, J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth saga has been a staple in the realms of fantasy and sci-fi for numerous decades.
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Ian McKellen, Gemma Arterton, Mark Strong, Lesley Manville, Ben Barnes & More To Star In Period Thriller ‘The Critic’

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Ian McKellen (The Good Liar), Gemma Arterton (Summerland) and Mark Strong (1917) will lead the cast of The Critic, a period thriller based on Anthony Quinn’s classic novel Curtain Call. Oscar nominee Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread), BAFTA nominee Romola Garai (Suffragette), Ben Barnes (Westworld) and Alfred Enoch (Foundation) will also star. In the film set in 1934 London, McKellen plays Jimmy Erskine, the most feared drama critic in town—with Arterton as Nina Land, the actress determined to win his favor. When Jimmy finds himself in the crosshairs of his newspaper’s new owner, David...

‘The Critic’ Casts Ian McKellen, Ben Barnes, & Gemma Arterton In Historical Thriller

The world can never have too much Ian McKellen. So, his fans should be delighted to hear that the two-time Academy Award-nominated actor has been cast to lead the thriller The Critic alongside Gemma Arterton and Mark Strong. Deadline is reporting the trio’s casting in the film and the casting of a supporting cast that includes Lesley Manville, Romola Garai, Ben Barnes, and Alfred Enoch.