Gandalf in China to the dating angle but focus on Shakespeare
When you entered the Shanghai Crowne Plaza Hotel Silver Star 4-story interview room, had just completed an interview on Sir Ian McKellen took off his glasses, he looked up, turn your attention to the film King’s body. His face at first, and no expression. But with some corners of the sink and cold eyes, echoes behind him on the Board, that hanging is the poster for the Richard III starring Sir McLean.
There is no doubt that since the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the x-men film series, “Gandalf” and “magneto” both terms have become this United Kingdom veteran synonyms. His silence as sharp as a hawk-eye look, his anger from the Wei.
This is the 400 anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, so Shanghai International Film Festival and the United Kingdom Film Institute as well as the United Kingdom cultural association, at the Shanghai film festival organized in cooperation of “Shakespeare in film history”-exhibition of the 400 anniversary of the death of Shakespeare’s image. From the movie the birth of art, based on’s work, the film has numerous, including photographing the great works of history.
Sir Ian McKellen as guests came to the Shanghai film festival. He is regarded as the greatest Shakespearean actor of his interpretation on the stage and in films most of Shakespeare’s works, and also as an actor and screenwriter, the interpretation of one of Shakespeare’s most successful modern interpretation of the play Richard III. Because of these remarkable achievements, in 1991, he was knighted by the Queen, and in 2008, was “man of Fame” honours. At present, with the decorated living Britons, 47, of which only Ian McKellen, Judi Dench and Maggie Smith is an actor.
In addition to the stage, his status could not be ignored: as early as in 1988, was already United Kingdom show business luminaries he discloses his own same-sex sexual orientation. He decided to push for a United Kingdom gay affirmative action, and until today, he has been unfair treatment suffered by voice for gay community.
Interview the same day, he wore with the “rainbow flag” t-shirt. With black skinny jeans, dressed up with “flair” to describe him a little too much.
In fact, until he reached out his hand, smile, Ian McKellen’s name finally began for his screen memory and description of it on the news, step into specific feelings. Handshake the moment, reminded reporters on Twitter to see the story: in the early hours of June 10, netizens were surprised to Destination in Beijing bar (famous gay bars) found his presence. While the front photo request was declined, but after that, he let out a sigh: Ian’s hands are so soft.