McKellen to be a man, not a number

Variety has confirmed a story posted several weeks ago that Sir Ian McKellen will be starring as Number 2 in an upcoming remake of British classic The Prisoner. The original story was broken by Six Of One, the official appreciation society for the show, back on 6 June. While the trade paper shies away from … Continued

pris.jpgVariety has confirmed a story posted several weeks ago that Sir Ian McKellen will be starring as Number 2 in an upcoming remake of British classic The Prisoner.

The original story was broken by Six Of One, the official appreciation society for the show, back on 6 June. While the trade paper shies away from confirming some of the details in the original post, they do say that the series will be penned by Bill Gallagher, and that Jim Caviezel will co-star as Number 6. It will reportedly be six episodes in length, and air next year.