"I want to play Gandalf again, in The Hobbit," he told Time Europe magazine. "'I've asked Peter Jackson if he'll produce the prequel as a huge, year-long television series.
"All those different strands to the story seem perfect for TV, and we'd do every scene of it. It could be marvellous."
Sir Ian also admitted he was worried that his character wouldn't be so popular with the fans after he came back from the dead in The Two Towers.
But he was wrong. In fact, he's been so popular that Sir Ian's asked to go back and shoot some more scenes for the third film, Return of the King.