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The Harry Potter Cast That Could've Been But Never Was!

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Ian McKellen may have played the wizard Gandalf, but did you know that he turned down the role of Albus Dumbledore after the death of Richard Harris?

According to Sir Ian, he was quite content playing his "original" wizard, and also, right before he died, Richard went on a rant about how bad an actor he thought Ian was. So thus no Headmaster Ian.

Despite the cast of the Harry Potter films being so iconic to us now, casting for many major parts almost went to various other actors!

Want to check out this bizarro cast that never was? Then, turn back your Time-Turner, take a dip in our personal Pensieve, and…

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Anna Paquin Was Axed From X-Men: Days of Future Past, But You'll Rejoice Seeing Her Resurrected Alongside Jennifer Lawrence For These New Magazine Covers!

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We expected to see Jennifer Lawrence on one of these covers, but Anna Paquin?! Could it be she's actually in the upcoming X-Men movie after all?

Despite reports that she's been axed exed from the film, we'll keep our fingers Adamantium claws crossed just in case!

Empire Magazine gave us all an empirically AH-Mazing gift by unveiling a total of 25 covers featuring the cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past!

There's Hugh Jackman without a shirt on, Halle Berry brewing a storm, Hugh Jackman without a shirt on, James McAvoy reading our dirtiest Hugh Jackman-related thoughts, and did we mention Hugh Jackman without a shirt on?

Ch-ch-check out the entire set that puts the X in sexy (below)!!!

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'Twas The Night Before Christmas Told Through Celebrity GIFs!

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Santa Claus is coming to town tonight, and we're about as excited as Will Ferrell in Elf about that fact!

Whether you're a kid from 1 to 92, we all love the Christmas poem 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, and we enjoy it especially on the literal night before Christmas!

In fact, we love it so much we decided to recreate the entire ballad using celebrity GIFs!

So, throw back some eggnog, eat a gratuitous amount of Christmas tree shaped cookies, and get in the spirit of the season with this festive and traditional composition!

And of course, Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!

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Patrick Stewart Gets Married! With A Little Help From His Friend Ian McKellan!

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Yay! Magneto married Professor X! Well, sort of!

Sir Patrick Stewart tied the knot with his fiancée Sunny Ozell this weekend.

And his good friend and X-Men: Days Of Future Past costar Sir Ian McKellan was on hand to officiate the ceremony!

Ch-ch-check out the pics (below) to see more of the happy couple in love - and of the powerful old friend who helped make it so!

Here's hoping third time's a charm for Sir Patrick! Congratulations, Captain Professor you crazy kids!

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The Wolverine End Credits Scene Revealed! Find Out The Surprise Cameo HERE!

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For most people, seeing Hugh Jackman in a tub is a good enough reason to go see The Wolverine in theaters.

But everyone who rushed out opening weekend got a little bonus to go along with their bath time! A special post-credits scene added a little X-tra incentive!

SPOILER WARNING!

When Logan is arriving back in North America after a trip to Japan, the airport metal detector starts to go a little haywire, heralding the appearance of…

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More X-Men: Days Of Future Past Casting News! Which Twilight Star Is Joining The Ranks?!

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All right, this is getting borderline too much for our heart to handle!

The excitement surrounding the production X-Men: Days of Future Past is just THAT EPIC!

We already know that the upcoming superhero extravaganza will not only bring back original director Bryan Singer, but serve as a sequel to BOTH the original trilogy and prequel film X-Men: First Class with many of the stars from both franchises returning together!

That means Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellan, Michael Fassbender, Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Anna Paquin, and Ellen Page ALL in one movie together, and that's only naming a FEW! We didn't even BRING UP the amazingness that will be Peter Dinklage in the yet-to-be-revealed villain role!

Well now, Singer has once again updated his Twitter page, and with the help of a production office's line-up of cast member headshots, we now that we've got more mutants to include!

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Sir Ian McKellan Played Babysitter On The Hobbit Set!

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Ian McKellan donned the pointed hat once again to play the wizard Gandalf in The Hobbit.

But he wore a new hat as well- babysitter!

Costar Martin Freeman was separated from his wife and two young children while filming in Middle Earth New Zealand for 18 months.

But when his fam did visit, they got quite a treat!

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