Having worked briefly with disgraced House Of Cardsactor Kevin Spacey in 2004, when Spacey was artistic director at the Old Vic in London, Sir Ian, who came out in 1988 to lobby for gay rights in the United Kingdom, added the timing of Spacey's own coming out was not ideal. "That there's going to be another Gandalf in town", Norton remarked.
"I haven't said yes because I haven't been asked", the actor continued.
"I'm not too old [yet]", McKellen joked. That doesn't necessarily mean that Gandalf won't be involved, just that we're not sure if the character even has a role in the show.
McKellen previously held down the role of Gandalf in all six of the Peter Jackson directed Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films.
The series will be a collaborative effort between Amazon Studios, the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema. The streaming platform plans to do a prequel to LOTR but other details about the show, such as the writers and cast, as well as the start of production, have not yet been mapped out. Will it live up to J.R.R. Tolkien's story?
That said, the direction of the TV show could be different as it could focus on different characters.
Mujahid said that the extremists arrived in a vehicle loaded with explosives, which they then detonated in a controlled manner. Afghan security forces keep watch at the site of an attack in Kabul , Afghanistan December 18, 2017.
Nehemiah also said Gatlin was not present for any discussions of banned substances by Wagner or Mitchell, who was sacked Monday. Gatlin's lawyers told the Telegraph: "There is simply no credible evidence of Mr Gatlin using performance-enhancing drugs".
The country has repeatedly denied responsibility for WannaCry and called other allegations about cyber attacks a smear campaign. Bossert continues in his Op-Ed to tout what he believes are Trump's achievements in the realm of thwarting cyber attacks.
The Government hopes the terms of a transitional deal will be agreed by March next year, with talks to begin in January. Mr Johnson said that Britain must "maximise the benefits of Brexit" and this means the nation must go its own way.
According to the Times of Israel Idan's family were left with no choice but to leave Iraq "until the situation calms down". Currently, Idan said she is anxious about traveling back to Iraq during the aftermath of the controversy.
Kim Jong-Hyun 's tragic suicide note has allegedly been released, citing the high pressure of being a celebrity in Korea. News of Jonghyun's death prompted a flurry of messages on social media, with many fans voicing disbelief.
Patidar agitation leader Hardik Patel had earlier alleged that a company had hired 140 engineers to hack 5,000 EVMs. Jignesh Mevani hardik supporter says "I express my gratitude to the people of Vadgam for all their support".
It seems like every year the truck market is getting changed with the Big 3 releasing new versions and updates. This much we know: Chevrolet will offer eight Silverado models, and will expand powertrain options.
In the past month, average gas prices have dropped 13 cents across the Sunshine State and lowered three cents in the past week. On Sept. 5, with Irma still days away, prices had increased 32 cents in a week to an average of$2.64 a gallon.
Arsene Wenger "confident" of new Mesut Ozil contract
If anything, Arsenal were lucky to secure all three points as the visitors made a number of opportunities throughout the match. But we have played three games in six days and the third game is a bit more hard physically".
SpaceX launches recycled rocket to space station
Moving forward, NASA says it will make the decision to fly used rockets for resupply missions on a case-by-case basis. The launch will be the first SpaceX launch for NASA featuring an already-used first stage booster for the Falcon 9.
Nine ppl killed in a Church attack in Quetta
The attack was on Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta , where one ISIS radical detonated a bomb that was strapped to him. The British Pakistani Christian Association has sent out its officers to help assist families victimized by the attack.
United Kingdom embassy worker found dead in Lebanon
Lebanese police have arrested a man suspected of killing a British woman who worked for her country's embassy in Beirut . British Ambassador to Lebanon Hugo Shorter tweeted Sunday: "The whole embassy is deeply shocked, saddened by this news".
Android Phones Get One More Hotword To Trigger Google Assistant
Community manager Orrin, who works at Google , said he would gather additional information and bug reports from affected users. Have you experienced any issues with your Pixel 2 XL after the Android 8 .1 update? Let us know in the comment section below.