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Zimmer Considered Scrapping Batman Score After Ledger's Death

1st July 2008

Revered movie composer HANS ZIMMER was so devastated about the death of pal HEATH LEDGER he considered scrapping his score for the new BATMAN film and starting all over again. Zimmer feared the music for...

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Williams Will Not Attend Batman Premiere

1st July 2008

LATEST: MICHELLE WILLIAMS has confirmed she will not be attending the premiere of her late boyfriend HEATH LEDGER's final complete film THE DARK KNIGHT - because there is no reason for her to be there....

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Ledger's Theatre Tribute

1st July 2008

Tragic actor HEATH LEDGER has had a theatre named after him in his Australian hometown of Perth, as a tribute to his life. The 575-seat Heath Ledger Theatre, which cost $87 million (GBP43.5 million) to...

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The Things They Say 8756

1st July 2008

"He's out-villained HANNIBAL LECTER. I think he's better than TONY (ANTHONY HOPKINS) in SILENCE OF THE LAMBS." GARY OLDMAN has high praise for his late THE DARK KNIGHT co-star HEATH LEDGER....

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Ledger Not Troubled Before Death, Say Co-stars

1st July 2008

HEATH LEDGER's state of mind before his death has been defended by his THE DARK KNIGHT co-stars - who claim he was the perfect father to daughter MATILDA. Reports that Ledger had become maniacal after...

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The Things They Say 8751

1st July 2008

"HEATH and I had to wear hoods over our heads and go out in public looking like friars. I think it's more interesting for the people on the street to see two hooded figures kind...

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Bale Blasts Calls To Cut Ledger's Final Performance

30th June 2008

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE has hit out at calls for tragic actor HEATH LEDGER'S final film appearance to be axed - describing the idea as "bloody insane". Movie bosses have not yet confirmed whether a...

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New Batman Film Dedicated To Heath Ledger

28th June 2008

The forthcoming Batman film is to be dedicated to the late Heath Ledger, the actor who plays the Caped Crusader's rival, the Joker.Ledger died of an accidental overdose in January shortly after completing filming of...

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Heath Ledger 'Could Win An Oscar'

27th June 2008

Heath Ledger could win a posthumous Oscar for his portrayal of The Joker in Batman sequel THE DARK KNIGHT.The Australian actor accidentally overdosed on prescription drugs on January 22nd at just 28 years of age.However,...

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Batman Tribute For Ledger And Special Effects Genius

27th June 2008

HEATH LEDGER and special effects technician CONWAY WICKLIFFE will be remembered in a special dedication at the end of the new BATMAN film THE DARK KNIGHT. After the credits roll on the upcoming blockbuster, a...

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Top Film Critic: 'Ledger's Joker Is Oscar Worthy'

27th June 2008

One of America's most revered film critics has started championing HEATH LEDGER for a posthumous Oscar in his review of the tragic actor's final completed film. In his critique of The Dark Knight, Rolling Stone's...

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Williams Dismisses Bust-up With Ledger's Parents

24th June 2008

MICHELLE WILLIAMS has dismissed reports she is snubbing the premiere of BATMAN BEGINS sequel THE DARK KNIGHT because of a bust-up with her late boyfriend HEATH LEDGER's parents. Reports suggest Williams wouldn't attend the screening...

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Williams To Snub Batman Premiere?

24th June 2008

LATEST: Tragic actor HEATH LEDGER's former girlfriend MICHELLE WILLIAMS is snubbing the premiere of his final complete film, after reportedly falling out with the actor's family over her daughter's inheritance. The actor's family is scheduled...

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The Things They Say 8677

24th June 2008

"It takes a long time to accept that someone's gone, when all body and mind are telling you that this is somebody you will know for a great deal of time. He was something of...

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Christian Bale: Dark Knight Did Not Kill Heath Ledger

16th June 2008

Christian Bale has rubbished reports that the demands placed on Heath Ledger for The Dark Knight contributed to the late actor's tragic death.Ledger played The Joker in the upcoming Batman sequel and rumours emerged after...

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Ledger Castmates Pay Tribute With Heart Tattoos

14th June 2008

A heart symbol tragic HEATH LEDGER scribbled on a letter to director TERRY GILLIAM's daughter HOLLY has been turned into a tribute tattoo by the cast and crew of his final film. Gilliam brought the...

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Smart Ledger Made Sure Daughter Would Be Wealthy Before He Died

11th June 2008

Tragic actor HEATH LEDGER left secret millions stashed away for his daughter MATILDA, according to new reports. It was feared the two-year-old would miss out on the star's fortune because Ledger never updated a will...

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Ledger Tribute Planned For Premiere

11th June 2008

The premiere of HEATH LEDGER's final complete film will be dedicated to the actor - and his family will be the special guests at the event. The actor's family will make the trip from Australia...

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Miller Uses Pyjamas To Remember Ledger

10th June 2008

SIENNA MILLER has a special way of remembering her late pal HEATH LEDGER - she wears a pair of pyjamas the actor once gave to her. The British beauty starred opposite Ledger in 2005's Casanova...

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Gyllenhaal Blasts Media's 'Disrespect' After Ledger's Death

10th June 2008

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL has hit out at the media for their reporting tactics after the death of fellow actor HEATH LEDGER - branding the industry "disrespectful". The Secretary star blasted journalists for their style of reporting...

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Ledger's Joker 'Terrifying', Says Director

7th June 2008

THE DARK KNIGHT director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN has paid tribute to the dark acting skills of late actor HEATH LEDGER - branding his performance in the movie "terrifying." The Brokeback Mountain star filmed his final scenes...

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Scholarship Created In Ledger's Memory

6th June 2008

A scholarship fund benefiting struggling Australian actors has been established in late star HEATH LEDGER's memory. Gregor Jordan, who befriended Ledger while directing him in 1999's Two Hands, announced the fund's formation at Thursday night's...

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Mendes Denied Entry To Party At Ledger's Flats

5th June 2008

Actress EVA MENDES was turned away from a party in the block of flats where Hollywood actor HEATH LEDGER died after the landlords called it off. Fashion house Calvin Klein threw a party in the...

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Olsen Refuses To Discuss Ledger

4th June 2008

Actress MARY-KATE OLSEN is determined to stay out of the controversy surrounding HEATH LEDGER's death - by refusing to comment on her involvement in the incident. The Weeds star became linked to the actor's death...

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Bryce Dallas Howard In Terminator 4 Talks

2nd June 2008

Bryce Dallas Howard is in discussions to replace Charlotte Gainsbourg in McG's Terminator sequel, reports claim.Gainsbourg, who starred alongside Heath Ledger in I'm Not There, had been set to play the wife of John Connor...

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Bale: `Ledger Was Intense As The Joker But Mellow As A Man'

27th May 2008

HEATH LEDGER's THE DARK KNIGHT Co-star CHRISTIAN BALE has finally opened up about the tragic death of the Aussie actor, calling hisfriend's final full performance "incredibly intense". Bale, who plays Batman to Ledger's the Joker...

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Bale: `Ledger Was Intense As The Joker But Mellow As A Man'

27th May 2008

HEATH LEDGER's THE DARK KNIGHT Co-star CHRISTIAN BALE has finally opened up about the tragic death of the Aussie actor, calling hisfriend's final full performance "incredibly intense". Bale, who plays Batman to Ledger's the Joker...

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Williams Returns To Red-carpet At Cannes

23rd May 2008

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS impressed film fans by making a last minute appearance at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday (22May08) - treading her first red-carpet since the death of former partner HEATH LEDGER. The star...

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Ledger's Last Film A Big Business Hit At Cannes

21st May 2008

The film HEATH LEDGER was making when he died in January (08) has landed a big business boost at the Cannes Film Festival in France. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus has become the stand-out success...

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Ledger Painting Wins Australian Art Contest

8th May 2008

A painting of late actor HEATH LEDGER has won a prestigious Australian art prize. The portrait, titled Heath and painted by Ledger's friend Vincent Fantauzzo, landed the prestigious People's Choice honour at the Archibald Prize...

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