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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...

Gyllenhaal Blasts Media's 'Disrespect' After Ledger's Death

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL has hit out at the media for their reporting tactics after the death of fellow actor HEATH LEDGER - branding the industry "disrespectful". The Secretary star blasted journalists for their style of reporting...

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...

Ledger's Joker 'Terrifying', Says Director

THE DARK KNIGHT director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN has paid tribute to the dark acting skills of late actor HEATH LEDGER - branding his performance in the movie "terrifying." The Brokeback Mountain star filmed his final scenes...

Scholarship Created In Ledger's Memory

A scholarship fund benefiting struggling Australian actors has been established in late star HEATH LEDGER's memory. Gregor Jordan, who befriended Ledger while directing him in 1999's Two Hands, announced the fund's formation at Thursday night's...

Mendes Denied Entry To Party At Ledger's Flats

Actress EVA MENDES was turned away from a party in the block of flats where Hollywood actor HEATH LEDGER died after the landlords called it off. Fashion house Calvin Klein threw a party in the...

Olsen Refuses To Discuss Ledger

Actress MARY-KATE OLSEN is determined to stay out of the controversy surrounding HEATH LEDGER's death - by refusing to comment on her involvement in the incident. The Weeds star became linked to the actor's death...

Bryce Dallas Howard In Terminator 4 Talks

Bryce Dallas Howard is in discussions to replace Charlotte Gainsbourg in McG's Terminator sequel, reports claim.Gainsbourg, who starred alongside Heath Ledger in I'm Not There, had been set to play the wife of John Connor...

By on 02 June 2008

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: `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...

Williams Returns To Red-carpet At Cannes

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS impressed film fans by making a last minute appearance at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday (22May08) - treading her first red-carpet since the death of former partner HEATH LEDGER. The star...

Ledger's Last Film A Big Business Hit At Cannes

The film HEATH LEDGER was making when he died in January (08) has landed a big business boost at the Cannes Film Festival in France. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus has become the stand-out success...

Ledger Painting Wins Australian Art Contest

A painting of late actor HEATH LEDGER has won a prestigious Australian art prize. The portrait, titled Heath and painted by Ledger's friend Vincent Fantauzzo, landed the prestigious People's Choice honour at the Archibald Prize...

Ledger's 'Joker' Action Figures Sell Out In Minutes

BATMAN fans have cleaned out New York toy stores' entire supply of HEATH LEDGER's JOKER action figure, within minutes of them going on sale. Devotees of the comic book series lined up early to clear...

Williams Plans To Leave New York?

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS is considering fleeing New York with her daughter following the death of her ex-partner HEATH LEDGER. The former Dawson's Creek star is being hounded out of the city by continued harassment from...

Conman Refuses To Apologise For Heath Ledger Scam

A conman who allegedly posed as the father of recently deceased actor Heath Ledger has refused to apologise, the Sun has reported.Wayne Scott, 35, allegedly contacted John Travolta and Tom Cruise days after Australian actor...

By on 21 April 2008

Ledger Conman Refuses To Apologise

A man who pretended to be the father of late Hollywood actor HEATH LEDGER in phone calls to TOM CRUISE and JOHN TRAVOLTA has refused to apologise for his actions. Wayne Scott, 35, has been...

Ledger 'Urged To Seek Help' During Batman Filming

Late actor HEATH LEDGER was reportedly urged to seek psychiatric help during the filming of new BATMAN movie THE DARK KNIGHT. The Brokeback Mountain star played the caped crusader's nemesis The Joker in the film,...

Ledger's Batman Death Scene To Remain

Movie bosses at Warner Brothers have chosen not to alter the final cut of the new BATMAN film, despite one disturbing scene that features the late HEATH LEDGER pretending to be dead. Early screenings of...

Lawsuit Claims Paparazzi Gave Ledger Drugs For Secret Video

A lawsuit has been launched claiming a Hollywood photo agency supplied the late Heath Ledger with cocaine before secretly filming him taking the drug.Part of the two-year-old footage was shown on US news programmes shortly...

By on 14 April 2008

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