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Sir Ian McKellen to star in a sitcom about two gay men

Sir Ian McKellen spoke to Lorraine Kelly about his latest projects currently in production, including his first ever sitcom.

The veteran actor said he had just finished filming a comedy about two gay men, and will be reprising his role as Magneto in X-Men.

He said: "It's thrilling, any work would be good, but when the work is fun, or different, it's… I'm having the time of my life."

Sir Ian stars as Gandalf the Wizard in The Hobbit, which is released on DVD at the start of April