Boo: Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Won't Be In X-Men: Apocalypse

This isn't a huge surprise, since their appearance in Days of Future Past was dependent on that film's time travel plot, but we now have the word straight from the man himself: Patrick Stewart. » 1/18/15 9:00pm 1/18/15 9:00pm

James McAvoy Won't Do Star Trek Impressions For Patrick Stewart

Watching Michael Fassbender And James McAvoy do impressions of their future selves in the X-Men movies right in front of the magnificent actors who play said future selves, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen, is WONDERFUL. » 5/29/14 1:55pm 5/29/14 1:55pm

William Shatner Travels Back In Time To Kill Shakespeare In This Short

Angered by his own inability to recite iambic pentameter, actor William Shatner hops inside a time-traveling robot to kill Shakespeare. But his plot against the bard doesn't go as planned. » 4/16/14 4:00pm 4/16/14 4:00pm

Patrick Stewart Beams Down To Join Neil DeGrasse Tyson's Cosmos

This Sunday, two talents who've spent their lives among the stars will join forces as Stewart star in an animated Cosmos segment. He'll be the voice of 19th century astronomer William Herschel, who explains to his young son about how time and gravity affect light — or, in layman's terms, SPACE GHOSTS. » 3/26/14 1:40pm 3/26/14 1:40pm

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart take over Late Night

The best friends and frequent collaborators appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers Friday night to promote their Broadway performances of Waiting for Godot and No Man's Land before McKellen decided to live out his dream of hosting a late night show of his very own. Stewart was obviously booked as McKellen's first… » 3/02/14 8:00am 3/02/14 8:00am

Patrick Stewart performs a somber monologue as China's dying moon rover

China's Jade Rabbit (Yutu) lunar rover has broken down on the moon, and Sir Patrick Stewart has employed his thespian talents to pay tribute to the plucky robot explorer. On last night's Daily Show, Stewart dressed up as Jade Rabbit and bade a (goofy) bittersweet farewell to humanity. » 2/05/14 9:20am 2/05/14 9:20am

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen sure do know how to football

As someone whose attitudes towards NFL matchups could best be described as something between indifferent and aggressively indifferent, I can say with all authority that this is the greatest Super Bowl themed photo ever taken. (Seriously, though – it's got to be up there, right?) » 2/01/14 7:30am 2/01/14 7:30am

All the Most X-ceptional Things We Saw in the New X-Men Trailer!

The first X-Men: Days of Future Past trailer appeared today, and it's chock full of dramatic moments, with every mutant ever and a perilous journey back through time. We pored over dozens of screencaps to bring you every great moment, and all of the hints, in this epic trailer. Here's our complete rundown. » 10/29/13 12:00pm 10/29/13 12:00pm

Watch Patrick Stewart's unprofessionalism in Star Trek: TNG bloopers

Sir Patrick Stewart is a consummate actor whose professionalism is beyond reproach.... except when Sir Patrick Stewart isn't, because Sir Patrick Stewart can't remember his damn lines. As you might guess, this blooper reel — more of which will be on the Star Trek: TNG season 4 set released tomorrow — features the… » 7/29/13 8:30am 7/29/13 8:30am

Ian McKellan is about to marry Patrick Stewart

Yes, as unbelievable as it sounds, Sir Ian McKellan will be marrying Sir Patrick Stewart... to Stewart's fiancee, jazz singer Sunny Ozell, in their upcoming wedding ceremony. Because McKellan will be officiating it. I'm sorry, did you think I meant something else? » 3/19/13 8:43am 3/19/13 8:43am

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Officially Cast in X-Men: Days of…

Fantastic news! We've long known that James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender would be returning for the sequel to X-Men First Class — but now we know that we'll also be seeing the older versions of Professor X and Magneto! » 11/27/12 1:35pm 11/27/12 1:35pm

Patrick Stewart confirms his return as Professor X!

Patrick Stewart will be returning as Professor X! Fantastic, but what of James McAvoy? Last we heard Matthew Vaughn would be filming a sequel to X-Men First Class that would be titled X-Men: Days of Future Past — but we had no idea it could include the faces of mutants past (or rather future, if you think about it… » 9/26/12 4:57pm 9/26/12 4:57pm

Is the birth of Bane hidden in Tom Hardy's Star Trek: Nemesis screen…

Before Tom Hardy was the exuberant Bane, he was but a clone of Captain Picard in Star Trek: Nemesis. A recently unearthed screen test of Hardy and Patrick Stewart going toe-to-toe shows the early beginnings of the would-be Bat-villain (and the early, elaborate accents). Confession time: we kind of like the screen… » 7/31/12 7:10am 7/31/12 7:10am

This Week's TV: You are not ready for Alien Surf Girls!

This week's TV includes the extra-long season finales of Game of Thrones and Touch. Sir Patrick Stewart tells us all about the bizarre superpowers of some animals, and Henry Rollins talks weird animal religions. Adventure Time has its most freaktastic episode yet. But also, there is a brand new epic about alien girls,… » 5/28/12 9:00am 5/28/12 9:00am

Science fiction and fantasy icons look downright dashing in 19th…

Who would have guessed that Robert Downey, Jr. would look as rakish in a Russian General's uniform as he does in a suit of powered armor? » 5/07/12 2:38pm 5/07/12 2:38pm

Sir Patrick Stewart stars in a short science fiction movie about aliens…

This might be the best promotional film for a university we've ever seen. The University of Huddersfield has suddenly become an educational destination, thanks to this witty, chaotic short movie about aliens showing up and demanding our submission. Featuring the voice of Sir Patrick Stewart! It's lovely and… » 11/29/11 11:34am 11/29/11 11:34am

Brent Spiner's Patrick Stewart impression is disturbingly realistic

At this year's Emerald City Comic-Con, Brent Spiner regaled audiences with his eerily on-the-mark Patrick Stewart voice. All those years of acting as an android have apparently blessed him with Soong-style perfect pitch. » 8/21/11 8:25am 8/21/11 8:25am

Dorothy of Oz footage promises a sugary sweet return to Frank Baum's…

Dark reimaginings of The Wizard of Oz are all the rage, but what we saw of the upcoming computer-animated Dorothy of Oz suggests there's still some kiddie magic left to share. Also, Patrick Stewart voices a tree with multiple personalities. » 7/24/11 4:38pm 7/24/11 4:38pm

Patrick Stewart plays the Sinbad of the future — plus cutie-pie…

Do not miss the first glimpses of Sir Patrick Stewart as the future version of Sinbad. Sadly, it doesn't have a track-suited stand-up comic, but it does have a cyclops! Plus, Mutant Girls Squad is back with tentacle arms ladies. » 8/01/10 6:04pm 8/01/10 6:04pm

Sir Patrick Stewart? The Queen made it so

Captain Jean-Luc Picard got a bit of a promotion from her royal majesty the Queen. Patrick Stewart, 69, was knighted yesterday. We're so happy for the Captain we could sing about it. [BBC] » 6/03/10 8:00am 6/03/10 8:00am