He dished out a classy response to a cruddy comment that Homeland star Damian Lewis made about him. He has an awesome bromance with fellow actor Patrick Stewart. He’s the cool and wacky grandpa you wish you had. We’re talking about Ian McKellen, of course. The distinguished actor recently surprised fans at a midnight screening of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in New York City.
The film opens in theaters today, but night owls were treated to the best early Christmas present ever when McKellen popped up at the AMC Lincoln Square to say a few words about the film. Judging by the audience’s reaction, you'd think that God had materialized before them — and he did. See a Big Apple audience greet McKellen with a warm welcome in the below clip.
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