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McKellen muses on his Lord of the Rings role As Ian McKellen puts in his time playing the mutant villain Magneto in next summer’s blockbuster X-Men, currently filming in Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario, under the direction of Bryan Singer (Apt Pupil, The Usual Suspects), he’s also filing stories for his own Web site, In his latest letter to Web surfers, McKellen shares his thoughts about how he’ll portray the iconic wizard Gandalf in Peter Jackson’s live-action version of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, which he’ll start filming in New Zealand once X-Men wraps.

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