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Ledger Saw Six Minutes Of Dark Knight Before His Death

HEATH LEDGER saw six minutes of his acclaimed THE DARK KNIGHT performance before his death - and loved every second. Producer Charles Roven sat the tragic star down while he was working in London for...

Gilliam: 'Ledger Was Clean'

British moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM is still fighting reports his pal HEATH LEDGER was experimenting with drugs at the time he died a year ago (22Jan09) - because the actor was "clean". Ledger died from an...

Ledger Pal Recalls Late Star's Eccentric Trips

HEATH LEDGER was an eccentric who was high on life, according to the late actor's best pal, WES BENTLEY. The two young stars struck up a firm friendship after working together on the film Four...

Gilliam Struggling With Ledger's Final Scenes

Editing HEATH LEDGER's final movie has been tough for director TERRY GILLIAM - because he's reminded every day of what a great actor the tragic star was. The Aussie was shooting Gilliam's The Imaginarium of...

Ledger Was Set To Play Fonda's Activist Ex

HEATH LEDGER was in talks to play JANE FONDA's ex-husband, activist TOM HAYDEN, in a movie about the Chicago 7 when he died from an accidental drug overdose last year (22Jan08). The late star's longtime...

Ledger Was Miserable On Brokeback Mountain Set

HEATH LEDGER had a miserable time on the BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN set - because director ANG LEE treated the late star like an "alienated prop", according to the film's producer JAMES SCHAMUS. In an Entertainment Weekly...

Ledger Turned Down Spider-man

Late actor HEATH LEDGER was film bosses' first choice to play SPIDER-MAN, according to the dead star's longtime agent. In a U.S. magazine tribute to mark the first anniversary of Ledger's death (22Jan08), CAA agent...

Ledger's Advice For Lohan

Late actor HEATH LEDGER once warned LINDSAY LOHAN about the dangers of letting her celebrity status overshadow her acting career. Lohan has become known as a notorious party girl in recent years, and has endured...

Hollywood Marks Anniversary Of Ledger Death With Magazine Tribute

MEL GIBSON, JULIA STILES and MONSTER'S BALL director MARC FORSTER have taken part in a new 10-page U.S. magazine tribute to tragic movie star HEATH LEDGER. The trio are joined by actors, actresses, screenwriters and...

The Dark Knight Returns

Warner Bros. plans to return The Dark Knight to theaters -- including IMAX screens -- on January 23, 2009, one day after Oscar nominations are announced. The film is virtually certain to receive numerous nominations,...

Ledger's Dad: 'Heath Would Be Proud Of Golden Globe Win'

HEATH LEDGER's father is convinced the late actor would have been "very proud" of his Golden Globe win - because he knew his role in THE DARK KNIGHT was his best work. Kim Ledger, who...

Ledger's Mother Says Golden Globe Will Go To Daughter

The posthumous Golden Globe won by Heath Ledger will be given to his daughter Matilda, the late actor's mother has said.Ledger won the best supporting actor award for his performance in The Dark Knight at...

By on 13 January 2009

Daughter To Get Ledger's Globe

HEATH LEDGER's Golden Globe Award will be given to his daughter MATILDA, according to the tragic star's mother. Ledger picked up his first Globe for his portrayal as The Joker in The Dark Knight, and...

Slumdog Is Big Winner At Globes

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire , a critically praised film that is only playing in about 600 theaters after nine weeks, continued piling up honors over the weekend as it received four Golden Globes awards, including...

Dicaprio 'Horrified' By Ledger And Phoenix Deaths

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has never been tempted to dabble in drugs after growing up on a heroin-riddled neighbourhood - and was left horrified when fellow actors HEATH LEDGER and RIVER PHOENIX died from overdoses. The Titanic...

Posthumous Golden Globe Win For Heath Ledger

Posthumous Golden Globe win for Heath LedgerThe late Heath Ledger was awarded a posthumous best supporting actor prize at the Golden Globes on Sunday night.The Dark Knight, who died last January after an accidental overdose...

By on 12 January 2009

Winslet, Slumdog Lead British Charge At Golden Globes

Kate Winslet has scooped both main acting awards at the Golden Globes on a night when Slumdog Millionaire was honoured four times.As the Hollywood awards season got underway in earnest, Winslet, 33, made it sixth...

By on 12 January 2009

Ledger Wins Posthumous Golden Globe Award

HEATH LEDGER has been honoured with his first major award since his tragic death last year (08) - a Golden Globe for his role in BATMAN movie THE DARK KNIGHT. The tragic star was named...

Ledger's Dad Is 'Overjoyed At Golden Globe Win'

HEATH LEDGER's father has expressed his delight at the late star's Golden Globe win. Despite rumours Kim Ledger would accept the prize on his tragic son's behalf, personal reasons meant Ledger Sr. watched the event...

Winslet, Ledger And Rourke Headline 2009 Golden Globe Awards

KATE WINSLET, MICKEY ROURKE and the late HEATH LEDGER stole the show at the 2009 Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California on Sunday (11Jan09). Just a year after the ceremony was reduced to a...

Ledger's Dad Is 'Overjoyed At Golden Globe Win'

HEATH LEDGER's father is thrilled with the late star's Golden Globe win. Despite rumours Kim Ledger would accept the prize on his tragic son's behalf, personal reasons meant Ledger Sr. watched the event from his...

Winslet, Ledger And Rourke Headline 2009 Golden Globe Awards

KATE WINSLET, MICKEY ROURKE and the late HEATH LEDGER stole the show at the 2009 Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California on Sunday (11Jan09). Just a year after the ceremony was reduced to a...

Ledger Wins Posthumous Golden Globe Award

HEATH LEDGER has been honoured with his first major award since his tragic death last year (08) - a Golden Globe for his role in BATMAN movie THE DARK KNIGHT. The tragic star was named...

Dark Knight Producer: Sequel Plans Are A Mystery

Charles Roven, the producer of box office smash The Dark Knight, has revealed that even he is uncertain about plans for a sequel to the film.The Warner Bros release is close to passing the $1...

By on 11 January 2009

Slumdog Millionaire Is Critics' Choice

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire , which has been piling up more pre-Oscar awards than any other film, added another on Thursday from the Broadcast Film Critics Association. At its Critics Choice awards ceremony in Santa...

Slumdog Millionaire Cleans Up At Critics' Choice Awards

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire swept the board at the 14th annual Critics' Choice awards with five prizes including best picture.The novel adaptation - released in the UK today (Friday January 9th) - tells of a...

By on 09 January 2009

The People's Favorite The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight may have been passed over by many critics and guild groups for awards recognition -- except in the case of the late Heath Ledger in the supporting-actor category -- but the movie...

The Dark Knight Confirmed As People's Choice

The popularity of The Dark Knight has been underlined at the People's Choice awards after it claimed five prizes, including best movie.The Warner Bros release is the fourth highest-grossing film of all time with $995...

By on 08 January 2009

Griffiths And Jordan Named Panelists For Ledger Scholarship

Actress RACHEL GRIFFITHS and moviemaker GREGOR JORDAN are to front a new panel which will decide who benefits from a new HEATH LEDGER scholarship. The two celebrities will join other famous Aussies in Hollywood to...

Fascinating Fact 6601

Actor VERNE TROYER has a tattoo of a heart his THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS co-star HEATH LEDGER drew shortly before his death....

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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