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 • 661

  • MikeNRoll808
    MikeNRoll808  16 hours back

    I’m bummed Helen and Ian didn’t both kiss Stephen like she did a few years ago.

    • Woodsy
      Woodsy  23 hours back

      Strange people putting thumbs down what a weird fucking world we live in

      • R J
        R J  24 hours back

        I’m from the UK, I’ve seen them and have never been to America but I feel I know Stephen so much better than these two

        • g sun
          g sun  1 days back

          Two humans that I love so much!!

          • Freeden
            Freeden  1 days 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  1 days back

              fuckin iconic..such legends!

              • Ms. Henrée Benton
                Ms. Henrée Benton  1 days back

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

                • Michael Heliotis
                  Michael Heliotis  1 days 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  2 days back

                    Keanu Reeves’ girlfriend looks stunning in this interview

                    • roygfs
                      roygfs  2 days back


                      • B B
                        B B  2 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  2 days back

                          Manchester is now the new Budapest to me. 🙂

                          • Em Jem
                            Em Jem  2 days back

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

                            • Mighty One
                              Mighty One  3 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  3 days back

                                Christ, she's aging backwards.

                                • Tracey T
                                  Tracey T  3 days back

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

                                  • Eric Charles
                                    Eric Charles  3 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  3 days back

                                      *Damn* Helen Mirren!

                                      • HeartofFlame
                                        HeartofFlame  3 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  4 days back

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

                                          • rainbowinthecity !
                                            rainbowinthecity !  4 days back

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

                                            • Diego Meneses
                                              Diego Meneses  4 days back

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

                                              • escalinci
                                                escalinci  4 days back

                                                *stops editing Manchester wikipedia page*

                                                • Lauren O
                                                  Lauren O  4 days back

                                                  OMG 💗🔥❤️🤯

                                                  • Asrın Mercan
                                                    Asrın Mercan  4 days back

                                                    vay amk gandalfa bak

                                                    • Julie Halligan
                                                      Julie Halligan  4 days back

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

                                                      • Celtic Myst
                                                        Celtic Myst  4 days back

                                                        Such a wonderful personality, Helen!

                                                        • Peter Ang
                                                          Peter Ang  4 days back

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

                                                          • PAvS Official
                                                            PAvS Official  4 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  4 days back

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

                                                              • J D
                                                                J D  4 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  4 days back

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

                                                                    • Lara Faceroli
                                                                      Lara Faceroli  4 days back

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

                                                                      • DoctorFurioso
                                                                        DoctorFurioso  4 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  4 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  4 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  4 days back

                                                                              McKellen, Mirren & Russell Tovey? Good cast.

                                                                              • wolfman02
                                                                                wolfman02  5 days back

                                                                                They totally had me going!

                                                                                • NathanJSweet
                                                                                  NathanJSweet  5 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  5 days back

                                                                                    acting is lying according to Galaxy Quest

                                                                                    • Kai Berberich
                                                                                      Kai Berberich  5 days back

                                                                                      Gandalf and the Queen !! alrighhhht !!!

                                                                                      • Susette Santiago
                                                                                        Susette Santiago  5 days back

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

                                                                                        • Riddla26
                                                                                          Riddla26  5 days back

                                                                                          That's SIR Ian McKellen, Colbert.

                                                                                          • TheGAMESHARQ
                                                                                            TheGAMESHARQ  5 days back

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

                                                                                            • Vanessa Marco
                                                                                              Vanessa Marco  5 days back

                                                                                              Well that was delightful ❤️

                                                                                              • writerspen010
                                                                                                writerspen010  5 days back

                                                                                                "Cats" is highly anticipated?

                                                                                                • perdm91
                                                                                                  perdm91  5 days back

                                                                                                  Did they freestyle the Manchester lie?????