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 • 652

  • roygfs
    roygfs  7 hours back


    • B B
      B B  10 hours 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  11 hours back

        Manchester is now the new Budapest to me. 🙂

        • Em Jem
          Em Jem  13 hours back

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

          • Mighty One
            Mighty One  15 hours 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  16 hours back

              Christ, she's aging backwards.

              • Tracey T
                Tracey T  18 hours back

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

                • Eric Charles
                  Eric Charles  1 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  1 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  2 days back

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

                        • rainbowinthecity !
                          rainbowinthecity !  2 days back

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

                          • Diego Meneses
                            Diego Meneses  2 days back

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

                            • escalinci
                              escalinci  2 days back

                              *stops editing Manchester wikipedia page*

                              • Lauren O
                                Lauren O  2 days back

                                OMG 💗🔥❤️🤯

                                • Asrın Mercan
                                  Asrın Mercan  2 days back

                                  vay amk gandalfa bak

                                  • Julie Halligan
                                    Julie Halligan  2 days back

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

                                    • Celtic Myst
                                      Celtic Myst  2 days back

                                      Such a wonderful personality, Helen!

                                      • Peter Ang
                                        Peter Ang  2 days back

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

                                        • PAvS Official
                                          PAvS Official  2 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  2 days back

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

                                            • J D
                                              J D  2 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  2 days back

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

                                                  • Lara Faceroli
                                                    Lara Faceroli  2 days back

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

                                                    • DoctorFurioso
                                                      DoctorFurioso  2 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  2 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  3 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  3 days back

                                                                  acting is lying according to Galaxy Quest

                                                                  • Kai Berberich
                                                                    Kai Berberich  3 days back

                                                                    Gandalf and the Queen !! alrighhhht !!!

                                                                    • Susette Santiago
                                                                      Susette Santiago  3 days back

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

                                                                      • Riddla26
                                                                        Riddla26  3 days back

                                                                        That's SIR Ian McKellen, Colbert.

                                                                        • TheGAMESHARQ
                                                                          TheGAMESHARQ  3 days back

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

                                                                          • Vanessa Marco
                                                                            Vanessa Marco  3 days back

                                                                            Well that was delightful ❤️

                                                                            • writerspen010
                                                                              writerspen010  3 days back

                                                                              "Cats" is highly anticipated?

                                                                              • perdm91
                                                                                perdm91  3 days back

                                                                                Did they freestyle the Manchester lie?????

                                                                                • Angela Meijer
                                                                                  Angela Meijer  3 days back

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

                                                                                  • L Beatrice Batz
                                                                                    L Beatrice Batz  3 days back

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

                                                                                  • Adarsh Kurup
                                                                                    Adarsh Kurup  3 days back

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

                                                                                    • donal o keeffe
                                                                                      donal o keeffe  3 days back

                                                                                      Colbert can't interview for shit!!!

                                                                                      • Airlie Maria Heung
                                                                                        Airlie Maria Heung  3 days back

                                                                                        They’re so lovely!

                                                                                        • Elle Welle
                                                                                          Elle Welle  3 days back

                                                                                          You know, I would absolutely love to see a take on Romeo and Juliet as two elderly people falling in love with each other and being thwarted by their families because their children think they are losing their touch with reality/in the beginning stage of Alzheimers/shouldn't ever cheat on the memory of their dead husband or wife and deny them their agency in choosing who to be in a relationship with. Julia's nurse is still a nurse, just more of a medical nurse instead of a child rearer.

                                                                                          • LordKellthe1st
                                                                                            LordKellthe1st  3 days back

                                                                                            Some good wisdom from sir Ian at the end :)

                                                                                            • jean myers
                                                                                              jean myers  3 days back

                                                                                              How did Shakespeare tell the truth about Richard 111

                                                                                              • LordKellthe1st
                                                                                                LordKellthe1st  3 days back