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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...

Brokeback Mountain Shirts Auctioned On Ebay

Shirts worn by HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN are being auctioned off on website eBay.com for charity. The two men's shirts were originally selected by the film's costume designer MARIT ALLEN...

Ledger And Williams Bonded After Accident

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-stars HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS are grateful for her sledding accident on the set of the movie, because it sparked their romance. The two stars realised they had deep feelings for...

Ledger Explains 'Camp' Awards Behaviour

Oscar-nominee HEATH LEDGER has explained his 'camp' behaviour at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards last month (29JAN06), insisting he was suffering from stage fright. Ledger placed his hand of his hip and giggled...

Curtis Berates Brokeback Mountain

Movie legend TONY CURTIS is stunned to learn BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has received eight Oscar nominations, insisting there is nothing "unique" about the gay cowboy romance. ANG LEE's tragic epic has received nods for Best...

Miller Hopes She's A Better Kisser Than Gyllenhaal

Rising star SIENNA MILLER hopes her CASANOVA co-star HEATH LEDGER enjoyed kissing her more than JAKE GYLLENHAAL. Ledger told 24-year-old Miller he found filming intimate scenes with Gyllenhaal for Oscar-nominated movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN uncomfortable,...

Ledger Leaving Australia Permanently

Australian actor HEATH LEDGER has decided to leave his homeland for good after paparazzi squirted him with water pistols during BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN's Sydney premiere. The actor has homes in Brooklyn, New York City, and...

Howard Preparing For Friendly Battle

Oscar-nominee TERRENCE HOWARD is apprehensive about his chances of winning an Academy Award next month (MAR06), because his "friends" JOAQUIN PHOENIX and PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN are also nominated for Best Actor. The CRASH star...

Ledger And Williams Slept Through Oscar Nominations

Hollywood couple HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS were too tired from nursing their baby to celebrate their Oscar nominations yesterday (31JAN06). By the time the nominations were announced at 5.30am (PST) the Australian heart-throb...

Bedingfield Leaves Ledger Puzzled

Singer/songwriter DANIEL BEDINGFIELD will be left red-faced the next time he runs into actor HEATH LEDGER after trying to befriend the BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star during an interview for US men's magazine GQ. In the...

Casanova Was Light Relief For Ledger After Brokeback Mountain

Hollywood actor HEATH LEDGER found filming BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN so emotionally draining, he agreed to star in comic period drama CASANOVA to aid his recovery. The A KNIGHT'S TALE heart-throb struggled to maintain the intensity...

Emotional Gyllenhaal Brought Dunst Heartbreak To Brokeback Set

JAKE GYLLENHAAL owes his acclaimed performance in new gay western BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN to his break-up with KIRSTEN DUNST and his hatred for co-star HEATH LEDGER. The actor admits he was an emotional mess while...

Crowe Slams 'Stalker' Paparazzi

Oscar winner RUSSELL CROWE has launched a scathing attack on the world's paparazzi, comparing them to stalkers. The GLADIATOR star claims he has no privacy due to the constant presence of photographers. He...

Brokeback Mountain Inspires Ceremony To Honour 'Moral' Movies

Film-maker MICHAEL CLASS is so disgusted by the lauding of gay cowboy epic BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN he is launching a new film awards ceremony celebrating morals in movies. The HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL-starring Brokeback...

Ledger Loves Latest Starring Role As Father

HEATH LEDGER is revelling in his latest role as father to his baby daughter MATILDA. The actor and his girlfriend, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star MICHELLE WILLIAMS, are adjusting to their new life with their 11-week-old...

Ledger Laughs Off Faux-pas At Golden Globes

Actor HEATH LEDGER has laughed off his embarrassment at being caught on camera clapping when his own nomination was announced at the Golden Globe Awards (16JAN06). The BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star's category was awarded late...

Ledger Soaker Speaks Out

LATEST: A paparazzo who fired water pistols at Australian actor HEATH LEDGER at the Sydney premiere of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has no regrets about his involvement in the incident on Friday night (13JAN06). PETER CARRETTE,...

Ledger Took Brokeback Inspiration From Bisexual Uncle

HEATH LEDGER took inspiration for his role as a gay cowboy in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN from his bisexual uncle who was disowned by his father. The Australian hunk, who is an Oscar favourite for his...

Ailing Miller Missed Out On Brokeback Mountain

SIENNA MILLER missed out on a role in acclaimed new movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN because she was ill on the day she was called in to audition. The actress enjoyed working alongside HEATH LEDGER in...

Ledger + Williams Sprayed At Australian Premiere

Hollywood couple HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS were soaked on the red carpet at the Australian premiere of their new film BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN when a cheeky photographer sprayed them with a water pistol. The...

Ledger Vows Better Media Relations

Fiery Australian actor HEATH LEDGER has vowed to keep his temper under control around reporters and snappers so he can live "a nice polite life" with his family. The BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star, whose girlfriend...

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