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Ledger Family Break 'Movie Fast'

Members of HEATH LEDGER's family were spotted at a film screening on Tuesday (28Jul09) - marking the first time the late actor's relatives have visited a cinema since his death.The star's grieving family refused to...

Ledger's Apartment Sold For $15 Million

The New York apartment where HEATH LEDGER died after suffering an accidental overdose has reportedly been sold in a foreclosure auction for $15 million (GBP10 million).Ledger was renting the downtown Manhattan apartment for $23,000 (GBP15,330)...

Debbie Rowe Launches Email Lawsuit

Debbie Rowe is suing a woman for leaking fabricated emails from her.Debbie - the ex-wife of late singer Michael Jackson and mother of his eldest two children Prince Michael I, 12, and Paris, 11 -...

Jackson's Death Upsets Ledger Family

HEATH LEDGER's family was heartbroken by the recent loss of MICHAEL JACKSON - because it reminded them of the late actor's death from an accidental overdose.The Brokeback Mountain star's father Kim was devastated upon learning...

Stars Invited To Join Oscars Organisation

HEATH LEDGER's ex-girlfriend MICHELLE WILLIAMS, CASEY AFFLECK and EMILY BLUNT are among the 134 stars and moviemakers who have been invited to become members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - the...

Depp Honours Ledger With Snorkelling Cove

JOHNNY DEPP has paid a personal tribute to the late HEATH LEDGER by naming a section of his private paradise island in the Bahamas after the tragic actor.The Pirates of the Caribbean star owns Little...

Gilliam: 'Ledger Inspired Me To Finish Fantasy Film'

TERRY GILLIAM has credited HEATH LEDGER with saving THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS, insisting the actor's untimely death pushed him to finish the fantasy film. Ledger died of an accidental prescription drug overdose in January of...

Gilliam Dedicates Imaginarium To Ledger's Energy

Terry Gilliam says the death of Heath Ledger sealed the fate of his new film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.Speaking as the fantasy film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, the director explained he felt...

By on 23 May 2009

Ledger's Last Film Not A Big Hit Among Critics

HEATH LEDGER's final film has been given a lukewarm reception at the Cannes Film Festival - and many critics were shocked to see his character hanging from a London bridge with a rope around his...

How To Make A Movie When A Star Dies In Mid-production

At a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival following today's (Friday) screening of The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus , director Terry Gilliam and cast members were repeatedly questioned about how the death of co-star...

Movie Reviews The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus

Terry Gilliam has come a long way since the late '60s, when he admittedly became one of the original copyright infringers by cutting out photos and pictures from magazines and newspapers and using them inventively...

Bale Avoided Tv News After Ledger's Death

CHRISTIAN BALE refused to watch the news after his THE DARK KNIGHT co-star HEATH LEDGER died - fearing gossipy coverage would tarnish his memories of his friend. Bale was left stunned after Ledger, who played the...

Twilight Outshines Rivals In Mtv Movie Awards Shortlist

Vampire romance Twilight is leading the field for the 2009 MTV Movie awards, with seven nominations.The film - based on Stephenie Meyer's bestselling book - is up for the best movie award while leading man...

By on 05 May 2009

Ledger's Last Film To Hit Cannes

The film HEATH LEDGER was making when he died last year (08) is set to premiere at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival in France after becoming a last-minute screening. Film fans and the media are expected...

Tarantino And Cantona Up For Palme D'or

Quentin Tarantino's new film and a drama featuring former footballer Eric Cantona are among productions vying for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.Cannes chiefs Gilles Jacob and Thierry Fremaux unveiled a list of...

By on 23 April 2009

The Dark Knight Dominates At Empire Awards

Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight was the big winner at the 2009 Empire awards, with three prizes including best film.The Batman Begins sequel, one of the most successful films of all time and an Oscar...

By on 30 March 2009

Batman Wins Big At Empire Awards

BATMAN was the big winner at the 2009 Jameson Empire Awards in London as HEATH LEDGER, CHRISTIAN BALE and director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN were honoured for their parts in making THE DARK KNIGHT. The annual ceremony at...

Ledger's Last Film Remains Unsold

Despite featuring Heath Ledger in his final performance, Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus , which now also features Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell playing different incarnations of Ledger's character, has yet...

Dark Knight Leading The Field For Saturn Awards

The Dark Knight is the frontrunner for the 2009 Saturn awards with 11 nominations.Christopher Nolan's sequel to Batman Begins has earned nearly $1 billion (£723.4 million) at the worldwide box office and is leading the...

By on 11 March 2009

Ledger's Oscar To Be Delivered To Ex

HEATH LEDGER's Oscar will be with his daughter MATILDA later this month (Mar09), according to Academy Awards bosses. The late actor's parents and sister stepped up to accept his posthumous honour at the Oscars on 22...

Ned Kelly Star Lands Point Break Sequel Role

HEATH LEDGER's NED KELLY co-star DAMIAN WALSHE-HOWLING has landed a villainous role in the much-anticipated sequel to surf movie POINT BREAK. The Aussie actor will play a pirate called Dali in director Jan de Bonts Point...

Ledger And Williams' Daughter Granted Privacy

Late actor HEATH LEDGER and actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS' young daughter MATILDA has been granted a privacy order by a U.S. judge. The Los Angeles official reacted as lawyers for the three-year-old's trust and ReliaStar Life Insurance...

Ledger's Last Film Waiting For U.s. Buyers

HEATH LEDGER's final film THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS is facing a limited U.S. release as bosses struggle to land a deal with a major distributor. Executives have been searching for six months for backers in...

Gibson's Regrets Over Ledger Death

MEL GIBSON regrets not reaching out to late actor HEATH LEDGER before his untimely passing - because he is convinced the young star was troubled before his death. Ledger died from an accidental overdose of prescription...

Ledger Win Brings Out Oscars Emotions

HEATH LEDGER's father, mother and sister brought the starstudded Oscars crowd to their feet and reduced many to tears as they accepted the late actor's Best Supporting Actor Oscar. Ledger died from an accidental overdose of...

Oscars Glory For Penn, Winslet, Ledger, Cruz And Slumdog Millionaire

SEAN PENN, KATE WINSLET, PENELOPE CRUZ, the late HEATH LEDGER and movie sensation SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE were the big winners at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood. Penn scooped the Best Actor prize for his role as...

Ledger Win Brings Out Oscars Emotions

HEATH LEDGER's father, mother and sister brought the starstudded Oscars crowd to their feet and reduced many to tears as they accepted the late actor's Best Supporting Actor Oscar. Ledger died from an accidental overdose of...

Oscars Glory For Penn, Winslet, Ledger, Cruz And Slumdog Millionaire

SEAN PENN, KATE WINSLET, PENELOPE CRUZ, the late HEATH LEDGER and movie sensation SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE were the big winners at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood. Penn scooped the Best Actor prize for his role as...

Heath Ledger Honoured With Posthumous Oscar

The late Heath Ledger has been awarded a posthumous Oscar for his work in The Dark Knight.The Australian actor, a best actor Oscar nominee before his tragic death in January 2008, was named best supporting...

By on 23 February 2009

First Ledger Scholarship Awarded

The inaugural scholarship established in late actor HEATH LEDGER's name has been awarded to Australian performer OLIVER ACKLAND. The $10,000 (£7,000) fund, established by Ledger's ex-fiancee Michelle Williams and friends following his death last year (08),...

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