Helen Mirren & Ian McKellen: Hamlet And Juliet Are The Roles That Got Away

  • Published: 07 November 2019
  • The stars of the new film "The Good Liar," Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen, are holding out hope they may one day get to act across gender lines in Shakespearean classics like "Romeo & Juliet" and "Hamlet." #Colbert #LSSC #Comedy

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Comments • 657

  • Freeden
    Freeden  2 hours back

    These two are a treasure. It's a shame it's taken so long for them to come together. Well, besides their play.

    • ivoryrose
      ivoryrose  3 hours back

      fuckin iconic..such legends!

      • Ms. Henrée Benton
        Ms. Henrée Benton  6 hours back

        Wow! I thought I was the only sap for the British Empire...

        • Michael Heliotis
          Michael Heliotis  7 hours back

          There will never be more epic moments in any movie than 65 year old Helen Mirren unexpectedly shooting at Julian McMahon with a giant f*ck off machine gun in a parking lot, or the wizened Ian McKellan channelling the earth-shaking majesty and righteous fury of Valinor to banish the Balrog at the Bridge of Khazad-dûm.

          • DanYMA6
            DanYMA6  13 hours back

            Keanu Reeves’ girlfriend looks stunning in this interview

            • roygfs
              roygfs  1 days back


              • B B
                B B  1 days back

                2.35 Helen Mirren: "....watching him be brilliant..."😄❤💕
                Looooove it...

                OmG😍 Can't believe they made a movie together and sitting together for an Interview.
                First seconds they came on stage, said nothing, just sat down, greet the audiance, Ian smiles and me...
                Well, me just:❤😍❤😍❤😍❤😍

                I loooove him so much. And of course Dame Helen Mirren❤🌹
                I adore them so much.
                This made my day😍😍😍

                • Fatty Acid
                  Fatty Acid  1 days back

                  Manchester is now the new Budapest to me. 🙂

                  • Em Jem
                    Em Jem  1 days back

                    Petition to have a gender swapped Romeo and Juliet with these two glorious beings as leads.

                    • Mighty One
                      Mighty One  1 days back

                      I rarely go to the movies, but if someone would make a version of Romeo and Juliette with these two as senior citizen star crossed lovers, I would definitely go. Imagine, the children and grandchildren struggle to drive the two elderly lovers apart, and it ends beautifully badly. This could be a truly amazing movie, but is Hollywood brave enough to make a movie like that?

                      • sammygirl6910
                        sammygirl6910  1 days back

                        Christ, she's aging backwards.

                        • Tracey T
                          Tracey T  2 days back

                          Anyone who says "ok boomer" to them can frack right off lol

                          • Eric Charles
                            Eric Charles  2 days back

                            First of all its Dame Helen and Sir Ian but anyway they are truly amazing and talented actors always love them ❤❤

                            • 姚澜
                              姚澜  2 days back

                              *Damn* Helen Mirren!

                              • HeartofFlame
                                HeartofFlame  2 days back

                                They should do Romeo and Juliet and switch the main roles every night or every week. 😂😂 But not tell anyone which one they’ll get until they see it.

                                • Mohamed Farouk
                                  Mohamed Farouk  3 days back

                                  Her grandchild probably spotted her making out with the old man. lol

                                  • rainbowinthecity !
                                    rainbowinthecity !  3 days back

                                    These two on the couch of Stephen Colbert! My life is complete <3

                                    • Diego Meneses
                                      Diego Meneses  3 days back

                                      I would’ve explode just being near them, Stephen is a mutant or something like that to bare such greatness

                                      • escalinci
                                        escalinci  3 days back

                                        *stops editing Manchester wikipedia page*

                                        • Lauren O
                                          Lauren O  3 days back

                                          OMG 💗🔥❤️🤯

                                          • Asrın Mercan
                                            Asrın Mercan  3 days back

                                            vay amk gandalfa bak

                                            • Julie Halligan
                                              Julie Halligan  3 days back

                                              I love how Helen is always so elegant & classy.,. Also a great actress. 😀

                                              • Celtic Myst
                                                Celtic Myst  3 days back

                                                Such a wonderful personality, Helen!

                                                • Peter Ang
                                                  Peter Ang  3 days back

                                                  WT.. Stephen...it's Dame Helen Mirren and Sir Ian McKellern...

                                                  • PAvS Official
                                                    PAvS Official  3 days back

                                                    0.03, me doing minding my own business and doing my own talk show. Booom!!! A doctor Phil head pop's up.

                                                    • Susanna Budiman
                                                      Susanna Budiman  3 days back

                                                      they're sooo cute together ^^ MAjjooor looveee <3 <3 <3

                                                      • J D
                                                        J D  3 days back

                                                        that's it i'm an animal... in public

                                                        • Trumpty Dumpty your fall is coming!

                                                          McKellen - what a tacky joke, not funny at all.

                                                          • nuttergoofy
                                                            nuttergoofy  3 days back

                                                            I absolutely LOVE their outfits, each for different reasons. But I adore them both across the board! Treasures!

                                                            • Lara Faceroli
                                                              Lara Faceroli  3 days back

                                                              i’m sorry, that’s dame and sir to you, stephen.

                                                              • DoctorFurioso
                                                                DoctorFurioso  3 days back

                                                                Seriously though... "expanding an empire" just means invading people's countries, taking their land, raping their women, and killing them if they resist (if not just for fun). That's what imperialism is-- there's no bright side for the colonized. I know it's what made Great Britain "great", right, but let's be real: Catherine the Great was a horrible tyrant at home and abroad.

                                                                • Matthew Otto
                                                                  Matthew Otto  3 days back

                                                                  There are some things you're just not allowed to say on American broadcast television . . . unless you're Sir Ian Mckellen.

                                                                  • Intercat
                                                                    Intercat  3 days back

                                                                    Frantically zigzagging back and forth between this and the site for the Grapes. There is still an England ... y'all come back again sometime, y'hear?

                                                                    • Hardbody217
                                                                      Hardbody217  3 days back

                                                                      McKellen, Mirren & Russell Tovey? Good cast.

                                                                      • wolfman02
                                                                        wolfman02  3 days back

                                                                        They totally had me going!

                                                                        • NathanJSweet
                                                                          NathanJSweet  4 days back

                                                                          That bit about “are you able to tell a lie”, is the most genius thing I’ve seen on late night tv.

                                                                          • David Harrison
                                                                            David Harrison  4 days back

                                                                            acting is lying according to Galaxy Quest

                                                                            • Kai Berberich
                                                                              Kai Berberich  4 days back

                                                                              Gandalf and the Queen !! alrighhhht !!!

                                                                              • Susette Santiago
                                                                                Susette Santiago  4 days back

                                                                                One of the best interviews ever!!!....Both incomparable...Ian fabulously unforgettable!!

                                                                                • Riddla26
                                                                                  Riddla26  4 days back

                                                                                  That's SIR Ian McKellen, Colbert.

                                                                                  • TheGAMESHARQ
                                                                                    TheGAMESHARQ  4 days back

                                                                                    Helen Mirren is so sexy. I know she's in her 70s, but I'd still hit it.

                                                                                    • Vanessa Marco
                                                                                      Vanessa Marco  4 days back

                                                                                      Well that was delightful ❤️

                                                                                      • writerspen010
                                                                                        writerspen010  4 days back

                                                                                        "Cats" is highly anticipated?

                                                                                        • perdm91
                                                                                          perdm91  4 days back

                                                                                          Did they freestyle the Manchester lie?????

                                                                                          • Angela Meijer
                                                                                            Angela Meijer  4 days back

                                                                                            I saw them on Broadway and they were wonderful and unforgettable....

                                                                                            • L Beatrice Batz
                                                                                              L Beatrice Batz  4 days back

                                                                                              Colbert stepping on Mirren's answers throughout. Not cool.

                                                                                            • Adarsh Kurup
                                                                                              Adarsh Kurup  4 days back

                                                                                              These people are so classy that I'm feeling embarrassed to watch the video 🤣

                                                                                              • donal o keeffe
                                                                                                donal o keeffe  4 days back

                                                                                                Colbert can't interview for shit!!!