There’s a quick interview with the wizard on NY Post’s gossip column. It mentions that Sir Ian will be unveiling a portrait of himself by Clive Smith, in England tonight. [More] Thanks to FrenchFry for the link.

Speaking of Sir Ian, the SF Chronicle reported that he’d accepted an invitation to be grand marshal of the San Francisco Pride Parade on June 30. “San Francisco is where I decided to come out in 1988,” said McKellen. “It’s high time I came back to thank everybody.”