Xoanon here,

You know how much I hate rumors, but since news is soooo slow latey (something to do with a new space film or something) I guess I’ll post this.

got an email from Scott H

A friend of mine who is an actor (and waits tables to pay the bills of course)who has an agent and all that stuff, did some following up on how he did on his part,(he read for Merry). Turns out he isn’t getting the part but he did hear the Patrick Stewart was in the running and “a shoe in for” Gandalf.

I don’t know, can you all picture this? I don’t know what I should think. I do know that Patrick Stewart is an accomplished actor, so…