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The Dark Knight Achieves Biggest Cinema Opening Ever

The Dark Knight has earned the best opening weekend ever, with $155.3 million (77.7 million) in its first three days on release in the US and Canada. The Batman Begins sequel had already broken records...

By on 21 July 2008

Bale Warned Off Stars For American Psycho Role

Actor CHRISTIAN BALE warned off stars including EWAN MCGREGOR to ensure he landed the lead role in AMERICAN PSYCHO - because he had already beaten LEONARDO DiCAPRIO to be in with a chance of winning...

The Dark Knight Breaks Box Office Record In Us

The Dark Knight has set a new box office record for takings in its first day on release in the US.The Batman Begins sequel took $66.4 million (33.1 million) on its opening night, according to...

By on 20 July 2008

The Dark Knight Breaks Midnight Preview Record

The Dark Knight has set a new box office record for midnight preview screenings in the US.The Batman Begins sequel took $18.5 million (9.2 million) from its showings at 00:01 US time alone to smash...

By on 19 July 2008

Bale: 'I Was Bullied Because Of Fame'

Actor CHRISTIAN BALE was a frequent target for school bullies - because of his Hollywood success as a kid. After a string of commercials, Bale starred in the 1987 movie Empire of the Sun...

Bale Agrees To Third Batman Movie

Actor CHRISTIAN BALE will reprise his role as BATMAN for the third time - but only if director CHRIS NOLAN is at the helm. The British star has appeared as Bruce Wayne and his caped...

Bale Credits Wife For Grounded Attitude

THE DARK NIGHT star CHRISTIAN BALE has credited his wife SIBI with keeping him grounded in Hollywood. The British actor often shuns the industry's party lifestyle, preferring to stay at home with his wife of...

Bale: 'I Will Never Judge Heath'

Clean-living actor CHRISTIAN BALE refuses to condemn his late THE DARK KNIGHT co-star HEATH LEDGER's hedonistic lifestyle. Bale is famed for his clean-cut image, while Ledger's partying and addiction to prescription drugs has been well...

Ledgers Profess Pride In Heath After Dark Knight Premiere

The family of the late Heath Ledger have expressed their pride in the actor's performance in The Dark Knight.The Australian starred as The Joker in the Batman sequel and has been widely tipped to receive...

By on 16 July 2008

Bale Pays Tribute To Ledger At Dark Knight Premiere

Christian Bale has labelled Heath Ledger's work as The Joker in The Dark Knight as an "iconic" performance.The Batman sequel had its world premiere in New York City on Monday night, with Ledger's co-stars Bale...

By on 15 July 2008

Ledger's Co-stars Pay Tribute At Dark Knight Premiere

CHRISTIAN BALE and MICHAEL CAINE paid tribute to their late co-star HEATH LEDGER at THE DARK KNIGHT world premiere in New York on Monday (14Jul08). Stars including Ethan Hawke, Gary Oldman, Maggie Gyllenhaal and her...

Bale Continued Batman For His Daughter

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE only agreed to play the Caped Crusader for a second time because he wanted to impress his daughter. The actor first played the superhero in 2005's Batman Begins and his second...

Bale's Struggle With Batman's Voice

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE struggled at first with his portrayal of the Caped Crusader - because he found it hard to adopt the superhero's trademark gruff voice. The actor insists that when he first took...

Angry Bale Was Bolted In As Batman

CHRISTIAN BALE really was a brooding, angry Caped Crusader in BATMAN BEGINS - because his tight-fitting costume made him feel restricted and caged. The movie star insisted on making some vital adjustments to the iconic...

Bale Angered By Loss Of Ledger Friendship

CHRISTIAN BALE is angry at the tragic death of actor HEATH LEDGER - because he's convinced the pair would be firm friends if he was still alive. Bale, who stars alongside Ledger in new Batman...

Bale: 'I Didn't Ride Bat Bike'

CHRISTIAN BALE was banned from riding a hi-tech motorbike on the set of the new Batman movie - because it was deemed too dangerous. The Dark Knight star claims film bosses ordered a stuntman to...

Bale: `Hollywood Isn't For Kids'

CHRISTIAN BALE won't be letting his young daughter follow in his footsteps and become a child star, because he insists kids don't understand the pressures of Hollywood. The Batman Begins star was just eight when...

Ledger's Co-stars Predict Oscar Glory

CHRISTIAN BALE, MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL and GARY OLDMAN have tipped late actor HEATH LEDGER to win an Oscar for his role in THE DARK KNIGHT. Ledger's Batman co-stars predict he will win over critics with his...

Batman Bale Says No To Robin

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE has declared he will quit the comic book movie franchise if producers ever decide to reintroduce the caped crusader's sidekick ROBIN. Bale took on the role of the legendary action hero...

Bale To Take Over The White House From Cruise?

BATMAN CHRISTIAN BALE is in talks to replace TOM CRUISE as the President of the United States. Cruise has quit Warner Bros. movie 28th Amendment, prompting movie bosses to seek out Bale. MovieHole.net reports talks...

Bale Blasts Calls To Cut Ledger's Final Performance

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE has hit out at calls for tragic actor HEATH LEDGER'S final film appearance to be axed - describing the idea as "bloody insane". Movie bosses have not yet confirmed whether a...

New Batman Film Dedicated To Heath Ledger

The forthcoming Batman film is to be dedicated to the late Heath Ledger, the actor who plays the Caped Crusader's rival, the Joker.Ledger died of an accidental overdose in January shortly after completing filming of...

By on 28 June 2008

Christian Bale: Dark Knight Did Not Kill Heath Ledger

Christian Bale has rubbished reports that the demands placed on Heath Ledger for The Dark Knight contributed to the late actor's tragic death.Ledger played The Joker in the upcoming Batman sequel and rumours emerged after...

By on 16 June 2008

Bale Hates Romcoms

Hollywood heartthrob CHRISTIAN BALE has ruled out ever starring in a romantic comedy - because he doesn't find them funny. The Batman star is famed for his serious movie roles and insists its because he...

Bale's Narrow Batman Escape

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE narrowly avoided a grisly death on the set of the new superhero movie, when a plunging helicopter missed him by just feet (metres). The actor didn't realise how close he had...

Bale's Financial Woes

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE faced financial ruin just five years ago, when he was so deep in debt his house was repossessed. Despite starring roles in American Pyscho in 2000 and Reign of Fire in...

Bale's Interview Lies Blur Fact + Fiction

BATMAN CHRISTIAN BALE is such a fantastic liar in interviews he can no longer be confident he's telling the truth. The super-private actor refuses to answer questions about his life away from the movies and...

Bale: `Ledger Was Intense As The Joker But Mellow As A Man'

HEATH LEDGER's THE DARK KNIGHT Co-star CHRISTIAN BALE has finally opened up about the tragic death of the Aussie actor, calling hisfriend's final full performance "incredibly intense". Bale, who plays Batman to Ledger's the Joker...

Bale Meditated For Batman

CHRISTIAN BALE had to practice meditation to put on BATMAN's batsuit - because he didn't want claustrophobia to cost him the role. The movie star admits he was terrified the first time he had to...

Bale: `Ledger Was Intense As The Joker But Mellow As A Man'

HEATH LEDGER's THE DARK KNIGHT Co-star CHRISTIAN BALE has finally opened up about the tragic death of the Aussie actor, calling hisfriend's final full performance "incredibly intense". Bale, who plays Batman to Ledger's the Joker...

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