WATCH: Willie Nelson Wants Ian McKellen's Job

By: Jase Peeples

The Hobbit's Gandalf is one of many roles that openly gay actor Sir Ian McKellen has played to perfection during his illustrious career.

However, country music artist Willie Nelson thinks he’d be a better choice to fill the robe of Middle-earth’s most fabulous wizard, and he’s put together an audition video — just in case director Peter Jackson would like to reconsider him for the part in any upcoming sequels.

After all, as the legendary singer points out in the exclusive Team Coco video below, that Ian McKellen guy is a good actor... but hell, he’s Willie Nelson!