Ian McKellen On 'The Hobbit' Script And The 'Other Tolkien Sources' It Pulls From

FROM MOVIES BLOG: Tolkien-ites freaked out over the fate of "The Hobbit" – when's it gonna start shooting? Will the studio's financial implosion affect production? Um, the movies are still happening, right?! – received a much-needed boost last month from Ian McKellen, who revealed he'd actually read the script.

MTV News had a chance to chat with Sir Ian while he was promoting his AMC mini-series, "The Prisoner," and the actor behind Gandalf the Grey revealed some more details—and clarified others—that keep the Tolkien boosts coming.

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