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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

Ledger's Uncle Arrested

Late actor HEATH LEDGER's uncle has been arrested in his native Australia. Haydn Charles Ledger has been charged with stealing three trucks and receiving stolen goods in Perth. Local police claim Ledger was one of...

Movie Reviews: The Dark Knight

With the latest Batman movie, The Dark Knight opening in thousands of theaters at midnight tonight or at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, newspapers throughout the country have made room for early reviews. Almost without exception...

First Movie Reviews: The Dark Knight

The London Daily Mirror claimed today (Tuesday) that it was publishing the first major newspaper review of the upcoming Batman movie, The Dark Night . It's a rave. Critic David Edwards remarks that Heath Ledger...

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...

Gilliam Attacks Batman

Director TERRY GILLIAM has slammed the promotional campaign for the new BATMAN movie - insisting movie bosses are using HEATH LEDGER's tragic death to generate publicity for the movie. The actor died of an accidental...

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

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...

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