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7th March 2009

"There are lines you can't believe were written before Heath died. There are going to be a few gasps. I can guarantee gasps." Moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM insists HEATH LEDGER's final film, THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR....

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Ledger's Oscar To Be Delivered To Ex

7th March 2009

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...

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Ned Kelly Star Lands Point Break Sequel Role

4th March 2009

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...

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Ledger And Williams' Daughter Granted Privacy

24th February 2009

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...

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

24th February 2009

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...

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23rd February 2009

"Proud is an understatement. We are overproud." The father of late actor HEATH LEDGER, KIM, is overwhelmed by his son's posthumous Best Supporting Actor Oscar....

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Gibson's Regrets Over Ledger Death

23rd February 2009

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...

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Ledger Win Brings Out Oscars Emotions

23rd February 2009

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...

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

23rd February 2009

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...

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Ledger Win Brings Out Oscars Emotions

23rd February 2009

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...

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

23rd February 2009

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...

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Heath Ledger Honoured With Posthumous Oscar

23rd February 2009

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...

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First Ledger Scholarship Awarded

22nd February 2009

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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Williams Shuns Spotlight For Matilda

21st February 2009

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS refuses to bring daughter MATILDA up in Los Angeles - because of the legacy of her late father HEATH LEDGER. The Dawson's Creek star shuns the spotlight, choosing to live in Brooklyn, New...

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Williams Still Suffering From Ledger's Death

21st February 2009

MICHELLE WILLIAMS still feels unable to return to work following the accidental death of her ex-fiancee HEATH LEDGER last year (08). The pair met while working on Brokeback Mountain together and went on to have a...

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Dark Knight Tops $1bn Mark At Box Office

21st February 2009

The Dark Knight has smashed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office, becoming only the fourth film to reach ten figures.Warner Bros. said the film has made "a staggering $1,001,082,160" and is the...

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Leaked Oscar Winners List Dismissed As Fake

21st February 2009

Oscar organisers have dismissed a leaked list containing the names of winners of Hollywood's top prize as a fake.The list, which contains the academy's letterhead and a signature claimed to be of Academy president Sid...

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Slumdog Millionaire Is People's Favourite For Oscar Wins

21st February 2009

Golden Globe winner Slumdog Millionaire has been voted the film people would most like to claim the best picture Oscar this Sunday.The Mumbai-set drama has already won seven Baftas and four Golden Globes and is...

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Fascinating Fact 6891

20th February 2009

British bookmakers Ladbrokes have tipped HEATH LEDGER as the odds-on favourite to scoop the Best Supporting Actor prize at Sunday 's (22feb09) Academy Awards. The late star has odds of 1/50 to score the posthumous...

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Watts: 'Give Ledger The Oscar'

20th February 2009

HEATH LEDGER's ex-girlfriend NAOMI WATTS is urging Academy Awards bosses to recognise the late actor's talents by honouring him with a posthumous Oscar on Sunday (22Feb09) night. The King Kong star, who is now dating actor...

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Ledger's Dad: 'Oscar Win Will Be Bittersweet'

20th February 2009

HEATH LEDGER's father KIM has hinted he will accept the late star's Best Supporting Actor Oscar if he wins at the event on Sunday (22Feb08) - but admits collecting the honour will be "bittersweet". Ledger was...

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Ledger's Daughter To Be Awarded Oscar Statuette

18th February 2009

Late actor HEATH LEDGER's three-year-old daughter MATILDA will become the proud owner of her dad's Oscar statuette on Sunday (22Feb09), if he wins a posthumous award. Ledger is nominated for his supporting role as the Joker...

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Slumdog, Cruz & Ledger Top Bets For Oscars

16th February 2009

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, HEATH LEDGER and PENELOPE CRUZ are surefire bets for Oscars glory on Sunday (22Feb09) - a panel of Academy Awards experts has unanimously decided they're the favourites to win gold. The Los Angeles Times...

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Jackman Tips Ledger For Oscar Success

16th February 2009

Oscars host HUGH JACKMAN is praying late actor HEATH LEDGER walks away with a posthumous Academy Award - because the honour would be "fitting" to the star's memory. Ledger, who died from an accidental drug overdose...

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Ledger Fans Call For The Joker To Be Retired

13th February 2009

A group of HEATH LEDGER fans have demanded THE JOKER be retired from all future BATMAN movies as a mark of respect to the late star. The tragic actor, who died from an accidental drug overdose...

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Ledger 'Hoaxer' Sentenced

12th February 2009

A man accused of impersonating HEATH LEDGER's grieving father in a plot to con JOHN TRAVOLTA has been sentenced for running similar scams in his native Britain. Wayne Scott, 36, allegedly made a number of tearful...

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Ledger 'Hoaxer' Sentenced

12th February 2009

A man accused to impersonating HEATH LEDGER's grieving father in a plot to con JOHN TRAVOLTA has been sentenced for running similar scams in his native Britain. Wayne Scott, 36, allegedly made a number of tearful...

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Slumdog Wins 7 Bafta Awards

9th February 2009

Slumdog Millionaire continued fetching awards over the weekend -- seven at the BAFTAs, the British equivalent of the Academy Awards, including best film and best director (Danny Boyle). Slumdog writer Simon Beaufoy also won for...

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Gilliam: 'Ledger Deserved More Awards'

9th February 2009

Director TERRY GILLIAM has paid tribute to late actor HEATH LEDGER, insisting the star deserved more industry recognition when he was alive.Ledger was part way through shooting a role in Gilliam's latest project, The Imaginarium...

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Slumdog Millionaire Sweeps Baftas With Seven Awards

9th February 2009

Slumdog Millionaire has swept the board at the Bafta film awards with seven prizes, including best film.Danny Boyle was named best director for the Mumbai-set film - a Golden Globe winner four times over -...

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