Ian McKellen’s New Take On Sherlock Holmes Opens in U.K. Today (Plus Video)

News   Ian McKellen’s New Take On Sherlock Holmes Opens in U.K. Today (Plus Video) Ian McKellen, who has embodied Gandalf and Magneto on film, in addition to a lifetime of Shakespearean work on the stage, assumes another iconic role, Sherlock Holmes, in the new film “Mr. Holmes.”

In it, the now 93-year-old sleuth tries to solve the case that forced him into retirement. Laura Linney is also featured in the film, which was unveiled in February at the Berln Film Festival and due to open June 19 in the U.K. and July 17 in the U.S. It is directed by Bill Condon ("Dreamgirls," "Gods and Monsters").

Check out the full-length trailer:

 

Here is a teaser that was posted March 12.

 

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