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Lord of the Rings: Ian McKellen hospitalized after a fall

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun18,2024

Lord of the Rings fans are worried. In the middle of a theatrical performance, Sir Ian McKellen, who plays Gandalf in Peter Jackson's two trilogies, fell into a trap. this Monday, at London. An impressive fall which will have required his hospitalization.

Lord of the Rings: Ian McKellen hospitalized after s a fall

an impressive fall followed by a cry of pain

Violent and impressive, this fall occurred this Monday, June 17 during a performance of the play Player Kings, an adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry IV which is currently playing at the Noël Coward Theater in London. The famous interpreter of the character of Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies by Peter Jackson lost his footing on stage before falling from the stage. According to several men, In British days, the actor would have pushed a cry of pain and called à help.

Lord of the Rings: Ian McKellen hospitalized after a fall

The piece was stopped abruptly and the theater was evacuated. McKellen was  taken away by ambulance to the hospital where he was hospitalized immediately.An impressive fall for the 85-year-old actor, who worried many people. many fans. Nonetheless, the news is good. According to the theater spokesperson, “Ian's morale is good” and the actor was “recovering quickly”. A rapid recovery which should allow the actor to be operational for his performance on Wednesday morning. The latter was not implemented. canceled.

Lord of the Rings: Ian McKellen hospitalized after a fall

Ian McKellen plays the character of John Falstaff. It was during a battle scene involving the Prince of Wales and Henry Percy that he fell. A fall so fast that the spectators would have believed that it was a scene from the performance. But it was when the actor shouted that he was in trouble. and the staff rushed to help. to help him that the public understood the full importance of this fall. The lights in the room then came on and the theater was evacuated. This Tuesday's session was canceled to allow McKellen to rest, but the actor will be back this Wednesday. The fans can therefore breathe easy.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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