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Nicholson Predicted Trouble For Ledger

JACK NICHOLSON has hinted he warned tragic HEATH LEDGER against taking on the role of THE JOKER in the new BATMAN film. Ledger, 28 - who was declared dead at 3.30pm at his Manhattan apartment...

Ledger Death Poses Problems For Warner Bros.

The death of Heath Ledger on Tuesday is likely to pose a considerable marketing problem for Warner Bros., which is due to release the Batman movie The Dark Night on July 18, in which Ledger...

Gay Hate Group To Picket Ledger's Funeral

A U.S. gay hate group has sparked outrage with plans to picket the funeral of tragic actor HEATH LEDGER. The Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas - run by Reverend Fred Phelps - has posted...

Supermodel Christensen Was 'On The Way' To Visit Ledger When He Died

HEATH LEDGER's supermodel ex-girlfriend HELENA CHRISTENSEN was on her way to visit the star when she discovered he had died. Christensen had stayed close to the Brokeback Mountain star following their brief fling last September...

Williams Family 'Heartbroken' By Ledger's Death

MICHELLE WILLIAMS and her family have been left heartbroken by the death of HEATH LEDGER, her father reveals. Larry Williams insists Ledger remained close to his family following the two actors' split last year -...

Ledger Autopsy 'Inconclusive'

LATEST: An autopsy on the body of tragic actor HEATH LEDGER has failed to reveal how the star died. The Brokeback Mountain star, 28, was found dead in the bedroom of his New York apartment...

Ledger's Representative Brands Death 'An Accident'

HEATH LEDGER's publicist has spoken out about the tragic actor's death, branding his passing a "shocking accident". The Brokeback Mountain star, 28, was found lying face down and naked on his bed in his New...

Ledger's Family Speaks

The family of Heath Ledger have described his death as "very tragic" and "accidental" in a statement issued following the actor's death yesterday.The 28-year-old was found dead at an apartment in downtown Manhattan at 15:30...

By on 23 January 2008

Heath Ledger Found Dead

Actor Heath Ledger has been found dead at a New York City apartment.The Brokeback Mountain star was discovered unconscious at his apartment in SoHo in downtown Manhattan at around 15:30 local time (20:30 GMT).Though the...

By on 23 January 2008

Ledger's Family Found Out About Tragedy From The Media

HEATH LEDGER's uncle has broken the family's silence following the shocking death of the actor on Tuesday (22Jan08). Neil Bell, who was the tragic star's relative, personal assistant, confidante and mentor, has spoken out through...

Palm Reader Feared For Dark Ledger

A Los Angeles palm reader who sat for a session with tragic actor HEATH LEDGER has revealed she told the BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star he was set for a troubled, short life in 2006. Ledger called...

Tragic Ledger Revealed Sleeping Problems In Interview

HEATH LEDGER went public with his sleeping problems in a New York Times interview late last year (07). The tragic actor was found dead in his rented New York apartment on Tuesday (22Jan08), and reports...

Australia Mourns Ledger Loss

NICOLE KIDMAN and MEL GIBSON have become the first stars to speak publicly about fellow Aussie HEATH LEDGER's shock death. The Brokeback Mountain star, 28, was found dead at his apartment in New York on...

Heath Ledger Dead At 28

Movie star HEATH LEDGER has been found dead in his Manhattan, New York apartment. The actor was declared dead by medics at his Broome Street, Soho home at 3.30pm on Tuesday (22Jan08), according to the...

Heath Ledger Dead At 28

Movie star HEATH LEDGER has been found dead in his Manhattan, New York apartment. The actor was declared dead by medics at his Broome Street, Soho home at 3.30pm on Tuesday (22Jan08), according to the...

Heath Ledger Dead

Movie star HEATH LEDGER has been found dead in his New York apartment. The actor was declared dead by medics at his Broome Street, Soho apartment at 3.30pm on Tuesday (22Jan08), according to the New...

Heath Ledger Dead

Movie star HEATH LEDGER has been found dead in his New York apartment. The actor was declared dead by medics at his Broome Street, Soho apartment at 3.30pm on Tuesday (22Jan08), according to the New...

Ledger Dating Supermodel Ward

Oscar-nominated HEATH LEDGER is getting over his split from fiancee MICHELLE WILLIAMS by dating Australian supermodel GEMMA WARD. The Brokeback Mountain star separated from Williams, the mother of his child, in September (07). Ledger and...

Radcliffe Lands Coveted Role

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has beaten some tough competition to land one of his most challenging roles to date.The 18-year-old actor is to star as Dan Eldon, a young photographer who was stoned to...

By on 02 January 2008

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...

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