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Ledger And Williams Set To Wed?

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-stars HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS are preparing to wed, according to press reports in the US. The Australian actor and his 26-year-old fiancee were spotted picking up a marriage licence in Brooklyn,...

Ledger Checked Into Rehab For Junkie Training

HEATH LEDGER checked himself into an Australian rehab facility and learned how to shoot up heroin from a junkie - to perfect his latest movie role. The Aussie actor plays a drug addict in new...

Cornish No-show At Premiere

Australian actress ABBIE CORNISH was a no-show at the New York premiere of her new film CANDY, after she was linked to the break-up of REESE WITHERSPOON and RYAN PHILLIPPE. Cornish, 24, has venomously denied...

Ledger Stunned By Blanchett's Dylan

HEATH LEDGER was so blown away by fellow Aussie CATE BLANCHETT's performance as BOB DYLAN in new movie I'M NOT THERE, he's convinced the actress even smelled like the folk-rock icon. Blanchett is one of...

Ledger Blind About Batman Begins Sequel

The BATMAN BEGINS sequel is shrouded in such secrecy that HEATH LEDGER is being forced to prepare for his portrayal of villain THE JOKER based on a glimpse of the script. The Aussie actor reveals...

Ledger's Gay Role Raise Laughs

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star HEATH LEDGER's second outing as a gay man raised laughs at a screening of his new movie. In CANDY Ledger plays a junkie who resorts to gay sex to fund his drug...

Ledger Tired Of Promoting Brokeback Mountain

HEATH LEDGER quickly tired of the extensive promotion required for Oscar-winning movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, and was relieved when he no longer had to make appearances. Ledger, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his...

Gyllenhaal Laughs Off Batman Ledger Reunion

JAKE GYLLENHAAL has laughed off internet rumours claiming he will reunite with his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star HEATH LEDGER in the forthcoming BATMAN BEGINS sequel. Gyllenhaal was reportedly in talks to play HARVEY 'TWO-FACE' DENT -...

Hulme Relieved He's Not The Joker

Aussie actor LACHY HULME is relieved the producers of the BATMAN BEGINS sequel have chosen HEATH LEDGER to play THE JOKER because he was getting tired of the press speculation surrounding him. Many internet sites...

Ledger Hates Comic Movies

New BATMAN villain HEATH LEDGER is an unlikely choice to play THE JOKER in the next superhero sequel - because comic book movies "bore" him. The Australian actor beat an A-list group of contenders to...

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...

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