TO SIR IAN McKELLEN, LIFE AS A CLOSETED GAY MAN WAS ‘A TERRIBLE OPPRESSION’

Audiences familiar with Ian McKellen’s many iconic appearances on stage and screen know the actor from roles in Beauty and the Beast, the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies, the X-Men series and dozens of other roles, but they’ve never seen him like this: a film in which he opens up about growing up gay and coming out.  Produced for…