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Lord of the Rings: Ian McKellen reveals if he will be in the Gollum film

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun9,2024

Announced A few weeks ago, Andy Serkis'sThe Lord of the Rings: The Hunt for Gollumfilm continues to generate a lot of excitement among fantasy fans. And there is no doubt that these recent statements from Ian McKellen will not dampen the most passionate fans.

The Lord of the Rings: Ian McKellen reveals if he will be in the Gollum film

The Hunt for Gollum: The Reveal answer by Ian McKellen

In May 2024, fantasy fans had the pleasant surprise of learning that a new filmThe Lord of the Ringswas ready. seen in theaters.Produced by Warner Bros. Discovery, via its subsidiary New Line Cinema, and by the couple Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, the film entitledThe Lord of the Rings: The Hunt for Gollumwill be made by none other than Andy Serkis, who played the role of Smeagol in both Peter Jackson trilogies. Announced For 2026, the film should deal with Aragorn and Gandalf's hunt for Gollum at the start ofThe Fellowship. of the Ring – an occult passage by films.

The Lord of the Rings: Ian McKellen reveals if he will be in the Gollum film

At the moment, we don't know much more about this film project. While waiting for more information to appear, journalists are trying to get the worms out of the noses of the actors of the Lord of the Rings trilogy to find out if they will integrate this new adventure into Middle Earth. About ten days ago, Viggo Mortensen revealed the only condition under which he would reprise the role of Aragorn in the upcoming feature film. come. 

It didn't take long for Ian McKellen, the legendary interpreter of Gandalf in the two trilogies, to be there. in turn questioned on his possible participation in the project. The 85-year-old actor, who is currently performing on stage in the playWilliam Shakespeare's Henry IV interviewed byThe Times. Andhis response regarding his potential return to the Gandalf role does not lack clarity. : “Only if I'm still alive.” 

The Lord of the Rings: Ian McKellen reveals if he will be in the Gollum film

If we don't have more information on the casting ofThe Hunt for Gollum, these successive declarations from Viggo Mortensen and Ian McKellen have the virtue of reminding us of two things: first of all, the deep attachment of the two actors the Tolkien saga and the films directed by Peter Jackson; then, that it is difficult, for the press as for the public, to imagine other actors in these two mythical roles. 

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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