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Williams And Friends Pay Magazine Tribute To Ledger

HEATH LEDGER's closest Hollywood pals, including ex-partners MICHELLE WILLIAMS and NAOMI WATTS, have spoken out for the first time since his death in January (08). The pair joined forces with director Todd Haynes - who...

Williams Relied On Little Matilda After Ledger Split

MICHELLE WILLIAMS reveals how he daughter MATILDA helped her cope with her split with HEATH LEDGER, in the last interview she gave before his death in January (08). The pair split in September 2007, and...

Ledger's Final Film Will Not Be Altered, Vow Movie Bosses

Producers working on HEATH LEDGER's final film have vowed not to alter the tragic star's last performance, even though the actor never got the chance to complete the project before his untimely death. Work on...

Depp, Farrell And Law To Replace Ledger In Imaginarium

Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law will replace late actor Heath Ledger in un-shot scenes for his final film, it has been announced.The producers of The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, a fantasy movie due...

By on 10 March 2008

Ledger's Dad Promises To Provide For Williams + Little Matilda

The father of late actor HEATH LEDGER has vowed to make sure the star's young daughter MATILDA and ex-fiancee MICHELLE WILLIAMS are financially "taken care of", after they were left out of his will. The...

Williams Is Permanently Grieving

MICHELLE WILLIAMS suffers a permanent sense of loss, she reveals in a newly published interview she gave before the death of her ex-partner HEATH LEDGER in January (08). Williams tells Elle magazine she has a...

Ledger's Last Girlfriend Speaks Out

HEATH LEDGER's last girlfriend GEMMA WARD has paid tribute to the late actor in her first interview since his death in January (08). The Australian model credits Ledger with helping her discover acting, and describes...

Ward: 'Ledger Taught Me To Stand Up For Myself'

Supermodel GEMMA WARD has credited late actor HEATH LEDGER with teaching her to defend herself. The 20-year-old beauty met the fellow West Australian after he split from his fiancee Michelle Williams in 2007, and the...

Thieves Steal Ledger's Van

The father of late actor HEATH LEDGER has appealed for the return of the actor's treasured camper van after it was stolen by thieves. Kim Ledger reported the vehicle missing last Friday (22Feb08) and has...

Ledger Doctors Cleared

LATEST: Two doctors investigated over HEATH LEDGER's drug overdose death have been cleared by U.S. officials. Medics in Los Angeles and Houston, Texas were probed over the prescription painkillers that contributed to the actor's death...

Ledger Lookalike Needed For Movie

LATEST: Movie bosses are still searching for a HEATH LEDGER lookalike to take the late actor's place in the film he was midway through shooting when he died. Jude Law, Colin Farrell and Johnny Depp...

Heath Ledger Doctors Probed By Feds

Two of late actor HEATH LEDGER's doctors are under investigation by U.S. authorities, to determine whether the prescription drugs that killed him were given to him illegally. Ledger was found dead in his New York...

Dark Knight's Christopher Nolan Named Director Of The Year

Christopher Nolan, helmer of the upcoming Batman sequel The Dark Knight, is to be named director of the year at the ShoWest movie exhibition.The 37-year-old Briton, who made his feature directing debut with Following in...

By on 28 February 2008

Juno Wins Best Feature At Independent Film's Spirit Awards

Teen comedy Juno won three times at Independent Film's Spirit Awards last night, including best feature.The film also scooped best first screenplay for writer Diablo Cody and best female lead at the ceremony, which celebrates...

By on 24 February 2008

Ledger Tributes + Revelations At Spirit Awards

Tragic HEATH LEDGER was honoured for his "dazzling creative spirit" by I'M NOT THERE filmmaker TODD HAYNES at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday (23Feb08). In accepting the annual independent film event's first Robert...

Ledger Tributes + Revelations At Spirit Awards

Tragic HEATH LEDGER was honoured for his "dazzling creative spirit" by I'M NOT THERE filmmaker TODD HAYNES at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday (23Feb08). In accepting the annual independent film event's first Robert...

Ledger Painting Entered Into Australian Art Contest

A painting of late actor HEATH LEDGER is in competition to land a prestigious Australian art prize. The portrait, titled Heath and painted by Ledger's friend Vincent Fantauzzo, is one of 249 entries to date...

"Painful Honour" For Farrell To Fill In For Heath Ledger

Colin Farrell has said it is a "painful honour" to be chosen to finish off a film Heath Ledger began before his unexpected death last month.Farrell has been approached to finish the filming of Terry...

By on 21 February 2008

Farrell: `Playing Ledger's Part Is A Painful Honour'

Movie star COLIN FARRELL has confirmed he'll be among the stars acting out scenes tragic HEATH LEDGER never got to shoot in his final film, confessing it'll be an "incredibly painful tribute". The Irish actor,...

Father Fears Over Lohan's Prescription Drug Use

LINDSAY LOHAN's worried father MICHAEL fears for his daughter's health - because she is taking the same prescription drugs as late actor HEATH LEDGER. Michael claims the Mean Girls actress was prescribed Oxycontin after breaking...

Lohan: Ledger Is Example Of Problems In Movie Industry

Lindsay Lohan has said the tragic death of Heath Ledger is an example of the problems in the movie industry.The Mean Girls star - who was once romantically linked to Ledger - is no stranger...

By on 19 February 2008

Lohan Blames Movie Industry For Ledger's Death

Hollywood actress LINDSAY LOHAN has blamed the movie industry for 'killing' her pal HEATH LEDGER. The Mean Girls star, who was once romantically linked to Ledger, was devastated after the actor was found dead in...

Depp, Farrell And Law To Replace Ledger In Gilliam Movie

The late Heath Ledger is to be replaced by three actors in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus, it has been reported.According to Ain't It Cool News, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law...

By on 18 February 2008

Ledger Doll To Go On Sale

Late actor HEATH LEDGER is set to be immortalised in the form of a toy doll - with his grieving family's blessing. Ledger had recently finished playing The Joker in the forthcoming Batman film The...

Watts Cries During Ledger Tribute

A tearful NAOMI WATTS paid tribute to her former boyfriend HEATH LEDGER at a short film festival in their native Australia on Sunday (17Feb08). Watts, who was a judge at the annual Tropfest event in...

Depp, Law + Farrell To Complete Ledger Movie

JOHNNY DEPP, JUDE LAW and COLIN FARRELL have signed up to save the film their late friend HEATH LEDGER was making before he died. Ledger was shooting The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus in London just...

Three Actors To Take On Ledger's Final Role?

Not one but three actors have been signed up to take over the late HEATH LEDGER's role in TERRY GILLIAM's THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR PARNASSUS, according to new reports.Ain'tItCool.com claims that JOHNNY DEPP, COLIN FARRELL...

By on 15 February 2008

Williams Returns To Work After Ledger Death

Grieving actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS has returned to work on a film set just yards from where her former fiancee HEATH LEDGER was found dead. The 27-year-old filmed scenes for her new film Mammoth on set...

Blanchett Gives Eulogy To Ledger At Memorial Service

Actress CATE BLANCHETT and HEATH LEDGER's parents paid tribute to the late actor with moving eulogies at a memorial service in his hometown of Perth, Australia on Saturday (09Feb08). More than 600 family members, friends...

Memorial Held For Ledger

Family and friends of Heath Ledger have paid tribute to the actor at a memorial service in his home town of Perth.Tributes to the former Brokeback Mountain star have been coming in from across the...

By on 09 February 2008

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