With the help of Conan O'Brien, country singer Willie Nelson is auditioning for the role of Gandalf in "Hobbit 2."
On his unsolicited audition tape, he says, "You can hire me and fire that Ian McKellen guy. He's a good actor, but hell, I'm Willie Nelson. Oh yeah -- and now that I think about it, I'd make a great Magneto."
He makes a compelling case: