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Williams And Matilda 'Should Collect Ledger's Oscar'

HEATH LEDGER's ex-fiance MICHELLE WILLIAMS and young daughter MATILDA should accept the late star's Best Supporting Actor Oscar if he wins next month (Feb09), according to a new poll. Ledger was handed a nod for...

Ledger's Family Praise Williams

HEATH LEDGER's family have praised the late actor's ex-girlfriend MICHELLE WILLIAMS for her remarkable job in raising his daughter MATILDA single-handedly. The Brokeback Mountain actor died from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs at his...

Ledger Remembered Year After Death

Late actor HEATH LEDGER's family gathered at an Australian beach on Friday (23Jan09) to remember the star a year after his death. The Brokeback Mountain actor passed away from an accidental drugs overdose at his...

Oscar Nominees Announced

Hollywood's strategy of releasing its more "artistic" films in December so that they would be fresh in the minds of Oscar voters, appeared to have paid off in spades when nominations were announced early today...

Ledger's Apartment Remains Vacant

The New York City apartment where HEATH LEDGER died has been completely sealed off by its owner - one month after he pulled it off the real estate market. The Brokeback Mountain star died of...

Ledger Fans Call For Special Oscars Tribute

HEATH LEDGER fans have called on Academy Awards bosses to hand the late star a special tribute at this year's (09) Oscars. In a online poll carried out on Wednesday (21Jan09), the eve of the...

Ledger Wins Oscar Nomination

Late actor HEATH LEDGER has been nominated for an Academy Award for his role in THE DARK KNIGHT - exactly a year after his tragic death. The Brokeback Mountain star passed away from an accidental...

Benjamin Button Leads Oscar Field With 13 Nominations

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is the frontrunner for the 2009 Oscars, having been nominated 13 times.David Fincher's adaptation of the F Scott Fitzgerald short story about a man born with the body of...

By on 22 January 2009

Ledger Wins Oscar Nomination

Late actor HEATH LEDGER has been nominated for an Academy Award for his role in THE DARK KNIGHT - exactly a year after his tragic death. The Brokeback Mountain star passed away from an accidental drugs...

Academy Award Nominees To Be Unveiled

The nominees for the 2009 Academy awards are to be revealed in Beverly Hills later today.Favourites for success at the 81st Oscars include Golden Globe winner Slumdog Millionaire, British actress Kate Winslet and the late...

By on 22 January 2009

Settlement Reached Over Ledger 'Drug Tape'

A legal battle over a video, in which HEATH LEDGER reportedly using cocaine, has been settled. The footage purportedly showed Ledger among a group of people snorting the drug at Hollywood's Chateau Marmont hotel in...

Stars Line Up For Nick Drake Tribute

Several big names in music are to be involved with a forthcoming NICK DRAKE tribute album.Drake died in 1974 aged just 26 and has since become one of the most acclaimed folk songwriters of all...

By on 20 January 2009

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...

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...

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 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'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...

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