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Ledger's Father 'Proud' Of Batman Performance

LATEST: HEATH LEDGER's father KIM and his family are "proud" of the late actor's performance in THE DARK KNIGHT - as the film "is everything we hoped it would be and more." Ledger's family flew...

Fiennes Trumps Ledger As Top Movie Villain

RALPH FIENNES' LORD VOLDEMORT character in the HARRY POTTER films has been named the best movie villain of all time - beating HEATH LEDGER's THE JOKER into fifth place. Ledger's performance in new Batman sequel...

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 Dad Gives Batman Movie The Thumbs Up

HEATH LEDGER's dad KIM gave his son's performance in THE DARK KNIGHT the thumbs up as he left the world premiere of the movie on Monday (14Jul08). Ledger's family flew to New York to attend...

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...

Ledger's Parents + Sister Attend Movie Premiere

HEATH LEDGER's parents and sister KATE were among the celebrities keen to see the tragic actor's final completed film when BATMAN BEGINS sequel THE DARK KNIGHT hit New York on Monday (14Jul08). The family flew...

Caine: 'Ledger Will Land An Oscar Nomination'

HEATH LEDGER will be honoured with a posthumous Oscar nomination for his role as the JOKER in BATMAN movie THE DARK KNIGHT, his co-star SIR MICHAEL CAINE insists. Ledger's performance has been lauded by castmates...

Williams Plans Ledger Film

MICHELLE WILLIAMS is reportedly set to make a personal film about her late actor boyfriend HEATH LEDGER. The actress is said to be keen to keep his memory alive for the sake of their two-year-old...

Kilmer: 'Ledger Legacy Is Complete Thanks To Great Roles'

VAL KILMER is happy pal HEATH LEDGER got to show off his acting talents in challenging roles before his untimely death - because now he'll be considered one of the greats. The Doors star discovered...

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...

How To Promote A Dead Actor For An Oscar?

Although Warner Bros. marketing executives may have difficulty finding a tasteful way to promote the late Heath Ledger for an Oscar next year, it is virtually certain that his performance in the upcoming The Dark...

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...

Gylenhaal Siblings To Honour Ledger At Batman Premiere

Actor JAKE GYLLENHAAL will join his sister MAGGIE at one of THE DARK KNIGHT premieres in a bid to pay tribute to his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star and friend HEATH LEDGER. Jake Gyllenhaal, the godfather of...

Ledger Never Saw The Dark Knight

HEATH LEDGER never saw his final film before he died in January (08). The Dark Knight director Chris Nolan has now screened the first trailer for the tragic actor, but he was still editing the...

Zimmer Considered Scrapping Batman Score After Ledger's Death

Revered movie composer HANS ZIMMER was so devastated about the death of pal HEATH LEDGER he considered scrapping his score for the new BATMAN film and starting all over again. Zimmer feared the music for...

Williams Will Not Attend Batman Premiere

LATEST: MICHELLE WILLIAMS has confirmed she will not be attending the premiere of her late boyfriend HEATH LEDGER's final complete film THE DARK KNIGHT - because there is no reason for her to be there....

Ledger's Theatre Tribute

Tragic actor HEATH LEDGER has had a theatre named after him in his Australian hometown of Perth, as a tribute to his life. The 575-seat Heath Ledger Theatre, which cost $87 million (GBP43.5 million) to...

Ledger Not Troubled Before Death, Say Co-stars

HEATH LEDGER's state of mind before his death has been defended by his THE DARK KNIGHT co-stars - who claim he was the perfect father to daughter MATILDA. Reports that Ledger had become maniacal after...

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

Heath Ledger 'Could Win An Oscar'

Heath Ledger could win a posthumous Oscar for his portrayal of The Joker in Batman sequel THE DARK KNIGHT.The Australian actor accidentally overdosed on prescription drugs on January 22nd at just 28 years of age.However,...

By on 27 June 2008

Batman Tribute For Ledger And Special Effects Genius

HEATH LEDGER and special effects technician CONWAY WICKLIFFE will be remembered in a special dedication at the end of the new BATMAN film THE DARK KNIGHT. After the credits roll on the upcoming blockbuster, a...

Top Film Critic: 'Ledger's Joker Is Oscar Worthy'

One of America's most revered film critics has started championing HEATH LEDGER for a posthumous Oscar in his review of the tragic actor's final completed film. In his critique of The Dark Knight, Rolling Stone's...

Williams Dismisses Bust-up With Ledger's Parents

MICHELLE WILLIAMS has dismissed reports she is snubbing the premiere of BATMAN BEGINS sequel THE DARK KNIGHT because of a bust-up with her late boyfriend HEATH LEDGER's parents. Reports suggest Williams wouldn't attend the screening...

Williams To Snub Batman Premiere?

LATEST: Tragic actor HEATH LEDGER's former girlfriend MICHELLE WILLIAMS is snubbing the premiere of his final complete film, after reportedly falling out with the actor's family over her daughter's inheritance. The actor's family is scheduled...

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

Ledger Castmates Pay Tribute With Heart Tattoos

A heart symbol tragic HEATH LEDGER scribbled on a letter to director TERRY GILLIAM's daughter HOLLY has been turned into a tribute tattoo by the cast and crew of his final film. Gilliam brought the...

Smart Ledger Made Sure Daughter Would Be Wealthy Before He Died

Tragic actor HEATH LEDGER left secret millions stashed away for his daughter MATILDA, according to new reports. It was feared the two-year-old would miss out on the star's fortune because Ledger never updated a will...

Ledger Tribute Planned For Premiere

The premiere of HEATH LEDGER's final complete film will be dedicated to the actor - and his family will be the special guests at the event. The actor's family will make the trip from Australia...

Miller Uses Pyjamas To Remember Ledger

SIENNA MILLER has a special way of remembering her late pal HEATH LEDGER - she wears a pair of pyjamas the actor once gave to her. The British beauty starred opposite Ledger in 2005's Casanova...

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