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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 The PHONE BOOTH star has reportedly been replaced by HEATH LEDGER, who will be one...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...

Randy Quaid Sues Over Brokeback Pay

Actor RANDY QUAID is suing the producers of cowboy romance BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN for $10 million (GBP5.8 million), claiming he was underpaid for his supporting role as rancher JOE AGUIRRE. The 55-year-old star filed suit in...

Hilton Banned From Vanity Fair Party

Socialite PARIS HILTON was banned from Vanity Fair's annual post-Oscar party on Sunday night (05MAR06), after being blacklisted by the magazine's editor GRAYDON CARTER. Carter reduced the party's guest list to 500 this year (06),...

Lee: 'Ledger Was Like Brando'

ANG LEE has urged HEATH LEDGER not to be too disappointed at missing out on the Best Actor Oscar - insisting his performance in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN speaks for itself. The director - who himself won...

Brokeback Star Slammed By Former School

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS has been disowned by her former school because of her role in the controversial gay cowboy romance. Williams, who attended exclusive Santa Fe Christian School in San Diego, California, has...

Hoffman Loves 'Oscar Tour'

CAPOTE star PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN is thrilled with his Oscar nomination, because it means he gets to spend quality time with the other nominees. The actors in Best Actor category have to attend numerous...

Smith Champions Brokeback

Film-maker KEVIN SMITH has lavished praised on ANG LEE's cowboy romance BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, hailing HEATH LEDGER a "genius". The CLERKS director was moved to tears watching Ledger and JAKE GYLLENHAAL's doomed love affair in...

Gay Activist Bought Brokeback Shirts

LATEST: Longtime gay activist TOM GREGORY was thrilled when he placed the winning bid of $101,100 (GBP59,000) for two cowboy shirts featured in the movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. The items were listed on auction website...

Chicken Little Tops UK Box Office

Disney film CHICKEN LITTLE remained at the top of the UK box office last weekend (17-19FEB06), fighting off competition from new releases CASANOVA, AEON FLUX and GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK. The animated tale...

Ledger Asks Gyllenhaal To Be Godfather

HEATH LEDGER is so close to his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star JAKE GYLLENHAAL, he has asked him to be Godfather to his four-month-old daughter MATILDA. Gyllenhaal, whose turn in the movie earned him a Best...

Ledger And Williams Look For A European Holiday Home

Hollywood couple HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS are planning to escape to Greece or Amsterdam, Holland, after they attend the Oscars next month (MAR06). The lovebirds, who met and fell in love on the...

Boy George Praises Brave Brokeback

Eighties pop star BOY GEORGE has praised homosexuality-themed movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, for being brave enough to focus on intimacy between two males. The DO YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME? hitmaker is convinced contemporary...

Ledger Takes A Break To Be 'Mr Mum'

HEATH LEDGER will abandon acting after the Academy Awards next month (MAR06), so he can spend time with baby daughter MATILDA. The Australian actor wants to let his partner MICHELLE WILLIAMS pursue her acting...

Ledger: 'I Could Play Bush'

Australian actor HEATH LEDGER wants to play US President GEORGE W BUSH on screen, in a bid to challenge his acting abilities. Ledger insists it is vital for him, as an actor, to understand...

Gyllenhaal And Ledger To Appear On Will + Grace?

Producers for WILL + GRACE are desperate to convince BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN actors HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL to appear on the hit TV show and re-enact their onscreen kiss. The actors, who played gay...

Ledger Sceptical About Oscar Win

HEATH LEDGER is convinced he won't win the Best Actor Oscar next month (MAR06), because the other nominees are too good. The Australian actor - nominated for his role in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN - is...

Ledger Explains Ennis Choice

Actor HEATH LEDGER agreed to play the role of ENNIS DEL MAR in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN because he was keen to express the cowboy's repressed emotions through body language. Director ANG LEE allowed Ledger to...

Ledger Courted For Rock Role

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star HEATH LEDGER is reportedly in negotiations to go gay again in a new movie about screen icon ROCK HUDSON. Leading movie spoiler site AintItCoolNews.com claims the Australian actor is the frontrunner...

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