Ian McKellen Wants 'The Hobbit' Gandalf Role
Tuesday, October 16th, 2007
Sir Ian McKellen has said he would be "very pleased" to reprise his role as wizard Gandalf in the planned film of JRR Tolkien's novel The Hobbit.
"If I am still functioning and working well, it is very likely I would be asked to do it," he told Reuters.
Due to a legal dispute with film studio New Line, however, Peter Jackson will not be back as director for The Hobbit.
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