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Radcliffe Lands Slain Photographer Role

HARRY POTTER star DANIEL RADCLIFFE has fought off competition from HEATH LEDGER and ORLANDO BLOOM to land the lead role in a new movie about a slain photo-journalist. The 22-year-old will appear as photographer Dan...

Del Toro Loves Ledger's Joker

Moviemaker GUILLERMO DEL TORO has lavished praise on HEATH LEDGER's take on BATMAN's arch rival THE JOKER. The Pan's Labyrinth director insists the actor's portrayal of the smiling supervillain in Batman Begins sequel The Dark...

Imax Preview For Dark Knight

The stunning opening six minutes of the next Batman movie The Dark Knight were revealed in IMAX yesterday to a crowd of lucky London journalists.Though the Batman Begins sequel is not released until July 2008,...

By on 08 December 2007

Lohan And Ledger?

LINDSAY LOHAN ditched snowboarder lover RILEY GILES after hooking up with single Oscar-nominated star HEATH LEDGER, according to reports. The actress split with Giles - who she met in rehab - last week (begs26Nov07), supposedly...

Ledger: Nothing Intimidates Joker

Heath Ledger has explained the demands of taking on one of the most famous roles in cinema history - that of crazed Batman villain The Joker.Jack Nicholson defined the role in Tim Burton's Batman and...

By on 30 November 2007

Bale Confident For Dark Knight

Christian Bale has talked of his confidence in reprising his role as the Caped Crusader in Christopher Nolan's upcoming film The Dark Knight.Bale played Bruce Wayne in 2005's thrilling Batman Begins, reviving a franchise that...

By on 30 November 2007

I'm Not There Leads Spirit Noms

Todd Haynes' Bob Dylan biopic I'm Not There has been announced as the 2008 Independent Spirit awards frontrunner, with four major nominations.Six different actors play the revered songwriter in Haynes' film, including Heath Ledger, Christian...

By on 28 November 2007

Ledger Snaps At Snoozing Journalist

Australian actor HEATH LEDGER shouted at a sleeping journalist at a recent media conference for new movie I'M NOT THERE. The Brokeback Mountain star was fielding questions from press at a New York event when...

Hudson Not Dating Ledger

Actress KATE HUDSON has laughed off reports of a romance with HEATH LEDGER, branding the rumours "absolutely false". Hudson and Ledger were alleged to have enjoyed a romantic night out on Thursday (08Nov07) at the...

Ledger Tortured By The Joker

Actor HEATH LEDGER has been left physically and mentally drained by his latest role as THE JOKER in the new BATMAN movie. Ledger has found his latest role as a mass-murdering psychopath difficult, with the...

Ledger Signs Up For New Terry Gilliam Movie

Hollywood heartthrob HEATH LEDGER had so much fun working with director TERRY GILLIAM on THE BROTHERS GRIMM - the actor has signed up to his next project. Ledger has accepted an offer to play the...

Williams Dating Again?

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS is dating director PHIL MORRISON just weeks after splitting with her fiance HEATH LEDGER, according to reports. Brokeback Mountain co-stars Williams and Ledger, who have two-year-old daughter together, ended their engagement last...

Williams Looking To Move To Portland?

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS is keen to make a clean break after splitting up with boyfriend HEATH LEDGER - she's looking to move to Portland, Oregon. Friends claim there are too many bad memories for her...

Christensen: 'I Am Not Dating Ledger'

Supermodel HELENA CHRISTENSEN has dismissed reports she is dating HEATH LEDGER - branding the claims "annoying". The Danish beauty was rumoured to have been stepping out with Ledger - who ended his engagement to Michelle...

London Film Festival Lineup Confirmed

The Odeon West End played host to a veritable media scrum this morning, as the full lineup of the Times 51st BFI London Film Festival was confirmed.Long-awaited Closing Night Gala Screening of Wes Anderson's The...

By on 13 September 2007

Ledger Dating Christensen?

Australian actor HEATH LEDGER is having no problem getting over his split from MICHELLE WILLIAMS - he's been spotted romancing supermodel HELENA CHRISTENSEN, according to U.S. reports. The Brokeback Mountain star - who ended his...

Burton Honoured At Venice

Film director and producer Tim Burton was handed an award recognising his lifetime achievement last night at the Venice Film Festival.Johnny Depp, who is starring in Burton's latest film Sweeney Todd, handed Burton the Golden...

By on 06 September 2007

Dylan Gives Approval To Haynes' Biopic

BOB DYLAN has given his approval to forthcoming biopic I'M NOT THERE after he was won over by the actors - including CHRISTIAN BALE, RICHARD GERE, HEATH LEDGER and CATE BLANCHETT - who appear in...

Williams' Father Confirms Ledger Split

LATEST: MICHELLE WILLIAMS' father LARRY has confirmed reports the actress has ended her three-year relationship with HEATH LEDGER. Williams, 26, and Ledger, 28, met on the Canadian set of Brokeback Mountain in summer 2004 -...

Ledger And Williams 'Break Up'

Hollywood couple Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams have reportedly called time on their three-year relationship.Reports stateside from US Weekly and People magazine claimed that the pair, who met on the set of Brokeback Mountain in...

By on 03 September 2007

Ledger + Williams Split

LATEST: Hollywood couple HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS have ended their three-year relationship, according to reports. Ledger and Williams, who met on the set of Brokeback Mountain, have been engaged since 2004 and have a...

Ledger And Williams In Trouble?

Hollywood couple HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS' relationship is in trouble because film commitments are driving them apart, according to reports. The couple have been engaged since 2004, after they met on the set of...

Ledger Saves Fireball Gyllenhaal

Actor HEATH LEDGER turned hero on the set of BATMAN BEGINS sequel THE DARK KNIGHT recently, when he saved his co-star MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL after her skirt caught fire. Ledger, who plays villain The Joker in...

Next Batman Movie Will Have Imax Scenes

Director Christopher Nolan plans to shoot parts of the next Batman movie, The Dark Knight, in the IMAX format, USA Today reported today (Tuesday). It would mark the first time a major studio has used...

Gyllenhaal Too Scared For Brokeback Cliff Scene

JAKE GYLLENHAAL was too scared to take part in the naked cliff jump scene in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, leaving his co-star HEATH LEDGER to do the honours. Ledger, who also acted nude in his latest movie...

Ledger Talks About Marriage

HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS have vowed to let the world know when they finally marry, by flashing their wedding rings at photographers. The pair, parents to one year old daughter MATILDA, are furiously protective...

Ledger Ecstatic To Be Playing Joker

Australian actor HEATH LEDGER is so excited he's playing THE JOKER in upcoming BATMAN film THE DARK KNIGHT, he's been preparing the role "like a lunatic for months". Ledger is determined his portrayal will not...

Wahlberg 'Creeped Out' By Brokeback Role

MARK WAHLBERG is glad filmmaker ANG LEE passed over him when he cast BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, because the Oscar nominee was "a little creeped out" at the prospect of having to play a gay cowboy. The...

Williams Horrified By Father's Arrest In Australia

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star MICHELLE WILLIAMS was mortified when her father was arrested for tax evasion in Sydney because boyfriend HEATH LEDGER is such a big star Down Under. LARRY WILLIAMS was arrested at Sydney airport...

Ledger Launches New Music Label With Harper

Movie hunk HEATH LEDGER has teamed up with singer/songwriter BEN HARPER to start new music label Masses Music Co. Ledger unveiled the label's first act, Australian teen GRACE WOODROOFE, at the 9 February (07) opening...

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