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Quaid Praises 'All-time Great' Ledger

Veteran actor RANDY QUAID has paid tribute to HEATH LEDGER, describing his late co-star's turn in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN as "one of the all-time great performances". Quaid was shocked to hear 28-year-old Ledger had been found...

Ledger's Brokeback Mountain Daughter Grieves

HEATH LEDGER's BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star KATE MARA has spoken of her grief following the actor's untimely death last week (22Jan08). Mara played Ledger's onscreen daughter in the latter stages of the movie - when her...

Gyllenhaal Loves Gay Status

Hollywood actor JAKE GYLLENHAAL is pleased he accepted the role in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN - because he enjoys his status as a gay icon. The 27-year-old - who is dating actress Reese Witherspoon - took the...

Wes Bentley Remembers Heath Ledger As A "Friend Forever"

Actor Wes Bentley has joined the band of Hollywood stars paying tribute to Heath Ledger after his tragic death last week.The Brokeback Mountain star was found dead in his Manhattan apartment last week, with the...

By on 30 January 2008

Naomi Watts Joins Heath Ledger's Family At Memorial Service

Family and friends of the late Heath Ledger, including his ex-girlfriend Naomi Watts, have gathered at a memorial service for the actor.Watts and Ledger's ex-fiancee Michelle Williams were among the mourners at the private service...

Brits Julie Christie And Daniel Day-lewis Take Sag Awards

British actors Julie Christie and Daniel Day-Lewis have won the top acting prizes at the Screen Actors' Guild (SAG) awards.While Christie took the best actress gong for her acclaimed portrayal of a woman facing dementia...

Ledger Memorial Expected

A public memorial service for Hollywood star Heath Ledger could be held in Los Angeles in the next week, according to reports.The 28-year-old's body was discovered at his luxury apartment in New York on Tuesday....

By on 26 January 2008

Fox News's Gibson Apologizes For Remarks About Ledger

Fox News commentator John Gibson apologized on his TV show, The Big Story, Thursday for remarks he made on his radio talk show the previous day about the death of Heath Ledger. During the show,...

Ledger Family Grieve

Heath Ledger's family have publicly expressed their grief for the loss of the late actor following his tragic death on Tuesday.The Brokeback Mountain star was found unconscious in his apartment in downtown Manhattan and pronounced...

By on 25 January 2008

People Only Mag With Ledger On Cover

People magazine was the only entertainment-related magazine able to put Heath Ledger on its cover this week, since all of its rivals had already gone to press following his death. As a result, the magazine...

Ledger Autopsy Inconclusive

An initial autopsy on the body of actor Heath Ledger has returned a inconclusive verdict.The Brokeback Mountain star, 28, was discovered unconscious at his apartment in SoHo in downtown Manhattan, New York, at around 15:30...

By on 24 January 2008

Ledger's Family Speaks

The family of Heath Ledger have described his death as "very tragic" and "accidental" in a statement issued following the actor's death yesterday.The 28-year-old was found dead at an apartment in downtown Manhattan at 15:30...

By on 23 January 2008

Heath Ledger Found Dead

Actor Heath Ledger has been found dead at a New York City apartment.The Brokeback Mountain star was discovered unconscious at his apartment in SoHo in downtown Manhattan at around 15:30 local time (20:30 GMT).Though the...

By on 23 January 2008

Palm Reader Feared For Dark Ledger

A Los Angeles palm reader who sat for a session with tragic actor HEATH LEDGER has revealed she told the BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star he was set for a troubled, short life in 2006. Ledger called...

Imax Preview For Dark Knight

The stunning opening six minutes of the next Batman movie The Dark Knight were revealed in IMAX yesterday to a crowd of lucky London journalists.Though the Batman Begins sequel is not released until July 2008,...

By on 08 December 2007

Ledger: Nothing Intimidates Joker

Heath Ledger has explained the demands of taking on one of the most famous roles in cinema history - that of crazed Batman villain The Joker.Jack Nicholson defined the role in Tim Burton's Batman and...

By on 30 November 2007

Gandalf's Timberlake Wish

Sir Ian McKellen, famed for his Oscar-nominated portrayal of Gandalf, has revealed who he would like to play him in a movie of his life.The Lord of the Rings actor said that were a musical...

By on 16 November 2007

Reese And Jake's Trick Or Treat Japes

REESE WITHERSPOON and JAKE GYLLENHAAL may not have confirmed their romance, but the two Hollywood heavyweights have nevertheless been spotted unashamedly flirting.The pair were apparently holding hands and giggling as they accompanied Reese's two children,...

By on 02 November 2007

Gyllenhaal: 'I Hate Preachy Message Films'

Actor JAKE GYLLENHAAL deliberately avoids starring in movies with an obvious political message - despite roles in such hot-topic films as BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and new release RENDITION. The Oscar nominee hates "preachy" movies, and insists...

Gyllenhaal: 'I'm Not Just A Pretty Face'

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star JAKE GYLLENHAAL wants to be taken seriously as an actor - insisting he is not a Hollywood "pretty boy". The 26-year-old is uncomfortable with being called a sex symbol and would rather...

Gyllenhaal Goes To The Moon

Brokeback Mountain star Jake Gyllenhaal has signed up to follow in Neil Armstrong's footsteps by joining the cast of DreamWorks' 'Untitled Moon Project'. Gyllenhaal will go lunar with director Doug Liman in the upcoming movie,...

By on 09 October 2007

Ang Lee's Den Of Lions

For the second time in three years, a film by Taiwanese director Ang Lee has won the top Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival. His controversial Chinese-language drama Lust, Caution, which drew an...

Ledger And Williams 'Break Up'

Hollywood couple Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams have reportedly called time on their three-year relationship.Reports stateside from US Weekly and People magazine claimed that the pair, who met on the set of Brokeback Mountain in...

By on 03 September 2007

Ang Lee Sidesteps Controversies Over His Latest Film

Oscar-winning director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain) sidestepped a couple of controversies when they were raised at the Venice Film Festival Thursday. Attending the festival to promote his upcoming NC-17-rated Lust, Caution, Lee feigned political innocence...

Michelle Williams' Father Loses Extradition Appeal

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS' father has lost his appeal against a second attempt to extradite him from Australia to the U.S. on tax evasion charges. Stock market trader Larry Williams, 64, was first arrested...

Venice Film Festival To Hand Out Gay Award

The Venice Film Festival plans to present a Queer Lion award this year to the best movie either in competition or in any sidebar screenings that effectively features a gay theme or character, the festival...

Carrey Lines Up New Dark Comedy

Jim Carrey has signed up to star as a gay conman in a new dark comedy set in prison.I Love You Phillip Morris has been penned by the writers behind the film Bad Santa, Glenn...

By on 04 June 2007

Student Claims Teacher Forced Her To Watch Brokeback

A 12-year-old girl and her grandparents are suing the Chicago Board of Education, claiming that she was required to watch the R-rated film Brokeback Mountain in class last year. They claim that the film, which...

Brokeback Mountain Lawsuit Issued Against School Board

A lawsuit has been launched against a school teacher who showed BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN to a class of young students. Twelve-year-old Jessica Turner and her grandparents, Kenneth and LaVerne Richardson, are seeking $500,000 (GBP1 million) against...

Reese Issues 'Hands Off' Warning To Aniston

LEGALLY BLONDE star REESE WITHERSPOON has warned FRIENDS beauty JENNIFER ANISTON to keep away from boyfriend JAKE GYLLENHAAL.Reports claim the 31-year-old, who has been dating the BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN actor for two months, is not at...

By on 25 April 2007

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