Lee portrayed evil wizard Saruman in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, which was released between 2001 and 2003, as well as the later 'Hobbit' films. He was a big fan of the book series himself and recalled how those on set would ask him obscure 'Rings' questions. 'They never caught me out – not once!' he said.
World record-holding pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie of France jumps in front of the Eiffel Tower as he stands on the roof of a boat on the Seine River after a news conference in Paris, Thursday. Lavillenie will attend the IAAF Diamond League athletics meeting at the Stade de France Stadium in Saint-Denis near Paris on July 4.
#FiftyShades: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' writer E.L. James recently announced she's releasing a new version of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' that will be told from character Christian's point of view. Some authors choose to focus on different characters for new books, while others opt for all-new characters and a different time period.