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Ledger Took Brokeback Inspiration From Bisexual Uncle

HEATH LEDGER took inspiration for his role as a gay cowboy in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN from his bisexual uncle who was disowned by his father. The Australian hunk, who is an Oscar favourite for his...

Hathaway Lied To Lee To Land Role In Brokeback Mountain

Actress ANNE HATHAWAY had a crash course in horse riding before filming began on BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN after she deceived movie-maker ANG LEE into thinking she was an equestrian expert. When the director asked THE...

Capote And Syriana Tie At Scripter Awards

The writers of CAPOTE and SYRIANA tied at the annual University Of Southern California Scripter Award, which honours the year's best film adaptation of a book, novella or short story. Capote, based on the...

Ailing Miller Missed Out On Brokeback Mountain

SIENNA MILLER missed out on a role in acclaimed new movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN because she was ill on the day she was called in to audition. The actress enjoyed working alongside HEATH LEDGER in...

Ledger + Williams Sprayed At Australian Premiere

Hollywood couple HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS were soaked on the red carpet at the Australian premiere of their new film BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN when a cheeky photographer sprayed them with a water pistol. The...

Ledger Laughs Off Movie Ban

HEATH LEDGER is laughing at cinema bosses who are banning his gay western BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN in America because it isn't stopping film fans from checking it out at rival chains. Cinemas in Utah and...

Crystal Explains Oscars Rejection

LATEST: Comedian BILLY CRYSTAL has confirmed he turned down the chance to host this year's (06) Oscars ceremony because he is too busy with his one-man stage show 700 SUNDAYS. The ANALYZE THIS star,...

Williams Sprained Her Ankle In Sledding Accident

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS sprained her ankle on the third day of shooting BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN when a sledding scene turned disastrous. Williams and real-life boyfriend HEATH LEDGER had to sled down a hill when they...

Brokeback Mountain Banned From Utah Cinema

HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL's acclaimed new movie, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, has been banned from a cinema in Utah due to the actors' gay sex scenes. A Salt Lake City cinema, owned by LARRY MILLER...

Capote Voted Top Movie Of 2005

TRUMAN CAPOTE biopic CAPOTE has been voted the Best Film of 2005 by America's National Society Of Film Critics. Actor PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN, who plays the legendary writer, was also named Best Actor by...

Ledger Teased About Early Gay Role

HEATH LEDGER is thrilled his new role as a gay cowboy is being received warmly because the first time he played a homosexual on TV, he was mercilessly bullied in his native Australia. Ledger's...

Gyllenhaal Owes Success To Ancestor

Movie star JAKE GYLLENHAAL was inspired to find fame and fortune, by his beetle-collecting great-great grandfather. The BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN actor grew up hearing legends about his ancestry and is proud to reveal greatness runs...

Brokeback Mountain Tops Florida Critics Poll

Acclaimed western BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has topped Florida's annual movie critics poll, after walking away with four awards including Best Film. The controversial movie also won Best Director (ANG LEE), Best Screenplay (LARRY McMURTRY and...

Lost Stars Found On Entertainer Of The Year List

The cast of desert island drama LOST has been named Entertainer of The Year by America's Entertainment Weekly. The castmates beat off challenges from funnyman STEVE CARELL, NAOMI WATTS, KANYE WEST and GEORGE CLOONEY...

Heath Ledger's Gay Fears

HEATH LEDGER is convinced playing a gay cowboy in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has improved his acting skills, because simulating romantic love for another man was a completely new experience to him. The Australian actor had...

Hathaway Revelling In New Romance

THE PRINCESS DIARIES star ANNE HATHAWAY has embarked on a new romance with a real estate developer. The 23-year-old actress arrived at the 6 December (05) New York City premiere of her acclaimed movie...

Gyllenhaal Suffered With Unfriendly Lee

JAKE GYLLENHAAL struggled to enjoy filming new movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, because of director ANG LEE's cold and distant work manner. The 25-year-old actor was shunned by the movie-maker soon after filming started, and insists...

Ledger's Local 'Anonymity' Gone

HEATH LEDGER and his fiancee MICHELLE WILLIAMS are struggling to get peace and quiet, after a New York City newspaper printed the name of the Brooklyn street that they live on. The BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN...

Watts: 'Ledger Romance Was Doomed'

Actress NAOMI WATTS always knew her failed romance HEATH LEDGER was doomed, insisting they both "knew that there wasn't a forever plan". The 21 GRAMS beauty, 37, and fellow Australian Ledger, 26, dated for...

Ledger 'Surprised' By Globe Nominations

Australian star HEATH LEDGER was shocked to hear of his Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor yesterday (13DEC05), because he never dreamed BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN would receive so much attention. The actor and his fiancee...

Brokeback Mountain Sets Records At The Cinema

LATEST: Controversial new western BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has broken 2005 box office records by scoring the highest per-screen average take for any film released. The film, featuring JAKE GYLLENHAAL and HEATH LEDGER as secret gay...

Clooney's Acclaimed Movie Wins Top Prize

GEORGE CLOONEY's black and white thriller GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK has joined controversial western BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN as the Academy Awards Best Film frontrunners after landing the National Board of Review's top prize. PHILIP...

Afi Hails Top Films And Tv Of 2005

STEVEN SPIELBERG's movie about a massacre at the 1972 Olympic Games, MUNICH, and blockbuster KING KONG are among the American Film Institute's (AFI) top ten films of 2005. Also acknowledged in the list are...

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