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From Here To Eternity Kiss 'Most Memorable'

BURT LANCASTER's embrace with DEBORAH KERR on the beach in FROM HERE TO ETERNITY has topped a poll of the most memorable screen kisses. The 1953 smooch beat out competition from TOBEY MAGUIRE and KIRSTEN...

Penn Was Joker Favourite

SEAN PENN was the first choice to play BATMAN's biggest foe, THE JOKER, in the BATMAN BEGINS sequel, according to internet reports. Top Batman fansite Batman-on-Film.com reports Penn was offered the role ahead of HEATH...

Phillippe Lands Two-face Role?

RYAN PHILLIPPE is set to take over from TOMMY LEE JONES after reportedly landing the role of HARVEY DENT/TWO-FACE in the upcoming BATMAN BEGINS sequel. REESE WITHERSPOON's husband will join HEATH LEDGER, who has signed...

Ryder Begs Suitors To Call Her

WINONA RYDER wishes she could date the men she's continuously linked with, because in reality she's lonely and looking for love. The actress has avoided the glare of the media since her shoplifting trial 2002....

Ledger Confirmed For Batman

LATEST: Australian actor HEATH LEDGER has been confirmed as sardonic villain the JOKER in BATMAN sequel THE DARK KNIGHT. CHRISTIAN BALE will reprise his role as BRUCE WAYNE/Batman and director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN is returning to...

Ledger To Join Batman Cast As Joker?

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star HEATH LEDGER has scored the coveted role of THE JOKER in the BATMAN BEGINS sequel, according to press reports in Australia. The actor was reportedly offered the plum part last week (ends23JUL06)...

Ledger And Williams Buy Hollywood Treehouse

HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS have purchased a legendary home in the Hollywood Hills that is considered by many to be a modern architectural masterpiece. The $2.3 million (GBP1.3 million) home was once owned by...

Degeneres Turns Serious To Combat Aids

Funny woman ELLEN DeGENERES turned serious with girlfriend PORTIA DI ROSSI at the weekend (15JUL06) when they co-hosted a star-studded Hollywood African AIDS fundraiser. Another celebrity couple, HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS, CHRISTINA RICCI and...

Hathaway's Topless Departure

Hollywood actress ANNE HATHAWAY believes her topless scene in gay cowboy movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has sealed her move away from teen films. Hathaway starred alongside HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL in the Oscar-winning movie in...

Younger Voters Invited To Oscar Club

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which has often been accused of being an old-man's club that is out of touch with the sensibilities of young filmmakers, has invited 120 actors, directors, producers,...

Mckellen Rubbishes Director's Gay Actor Theory

SIR IAN MCKELLEN has hit out at a Hollywood director's suggestion that homosexual actors should keep their sexuality hidden from the public. The openly gay X-MEN star, 67, is appalled by the unnamed film-maker's belief...

Ledger Apologies To Stern Over Snub

HEATH LEDGER has apologised to New York shock jock HOWARD STERN after snubbing him at a Manhattan restaurant recently. Sirius radio presenter Stern was furious when Ledger and fiancee MICHELLE WILLIAMS ignored him and his...

Pitt Tops Best Dad Poll

BRAD PITT has been named Dad Of The Year in a new American Father's Day poll. As the movie hunk prepares to spend his first Father's Day surrounded by kids MADDOX, ZAHARA and baby SHILOH...

Water Pistol Attack Left Ledger In Tears

LATEST: HEATH LEDGER burst into tears after paparazzi attacked him with water pistols at the Australian premiere of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN in Sydney earlier this year (06), according to his father. The actor's relationship with...

Ledger Rejects Crowe Role

LATEST: HEATH LEDGER has turned down the chance to replace RUSSELL CROWE in BAZ LUHRMANN's new $150 million (GBP83 million) untitled film epic. The GLADIATOR star was set to play NICOLE KIDMAN's lover later this...

Crowe Dumped For Ledger

Oscar-winner RUSSELL CROWE has reportedly been dumped from director BAZ LUHRMANN's new $150 million (GBP83 million) film epic in favour of HEATH LEDGER. The GLADIATOR star was set to play NICOLE KIDMAN's lover later...

Smith's Brokeback Ordeal

Hollywood director KEVIN SMITH's personal experience of anal problems makes him watch BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN in a whole new light. The CHASING AMY film-maker regularly suffers from haemorrhoids and after one bout left him with particularly...

Blanchett Among Six Dylan Stars

CATE BLANCHETT, HEATH LEDGER, RICHARD GERE and CHRISTIAN BALE will all play BOB DYLAN in a new biopic of the rock legend. The foursome, plus two uncast actors will portraying Dylan throughout various stages of...

Michelle Williams' Father Released On Bail

LATEST: BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star MICHELLE WILLIAMS' father has been released on bail in Australia after he was arrested on Saturday (20MAY06) for allegedly failing to pay US taxes. LARRY RICHARD WILLIAMS was detained after American...

Williams' Father Jailed In Australia

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star MICHELLE WILLIAMS' father has been thrown into jail in Australia for failure to pay US taxes. LARRY RICHARD WILLIAMS was arrested at Sydney airport on Saturday (20MAY06), after US authorities issued a...

Armfield: Ledger May Never Film In Oz Again

Australian star HEATH LEDGER is considering giving up homegrown movies forever after years of being harassed by the paparazzi there. The BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star is sick of the constant media attention he receives, and reached...

Farrell Dropped From Dylan Movie

Hollywood hunk COLIN FARRELL has been mysteriously dropped from the cast of a new film about legendary singer/songwriter BOB DYLAN. The PHONE BOOTH star has reportedly been replaced by HEATH LEDGER, who will be one...

Quaid Brokeback Lawsuit Takes Curious Turn

LATEST: Actor RANDY QUAID has dropped his $10 million (GBP5.8 million) lawsuit against the producers of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, insisting they have reached an agreement to pay him a bonus. The star filed the suit...

Ledger Snubs Homeland Over Water Stunt

HEATH LEDGER refused to attend the Australian premiere of his latest movie, after being squirted by water pistols carried by members of the paparazzi at his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN premiere in January (06). The Australian star...

Ledger Snubs Premiere To Look After Matilda

HEATH LEDGER has snubbed the Sydney premiere of CANDY, the first Australian film he's made in four years, because he will be looking after baby daughter MATILDA in the absence of girlfriend MICHELLE WILLIAMS. BROKEBACK...

Ledger Opts For Six Children

HEATH LEDGER is desperate to have five more children with his fiancee MICHELLE WILLIAMS, following the birth of their daughter MATILDA last year (05). The 27-year-old Australian star, who met Williams on the set of...

Divorce Prepared Ledger For Nomad Lifestyle

Hollywood actor HEATH LEDGER was prepared for his nomad lifestyle from a young age - after moving from one house to another when his parents divorced. The BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star was just 11 when his...

Mckellen Blasts Gyllenhaal

SIR IAN MCKELLEN has criticised JAKE GYLLENHAAL for being apprehensive about kissing his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star HEATH LEDGER on screen. The openly gay THE LORD OF THE RINGS actor - who recently spoke out against...

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