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Dark Knight's Christopher Nolan Named Director Of The Year

28th February 2008

Christopher Nolan, helmer of the upcoming Batman sequel The Dark Knight, is to be named director of the year at the ShoWest movie exhibition.The 37-year-old Briton, who made his feature directing debut with Following in...

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Juno Wins Best Feature At Independent Film's Spirit Awards

24th February 2008

Teen comedy Juno won three times at Independent Film's Spirit Awards last night, including best feature.The film also scooped best first screenplay for writer Diablo Cody and best female lead at the ceremony, which celebrates...

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Ledger Tributes + Revelations At Spirit Awards

24th February 2008

Tragic HEATH LEDGER was honoured for his "dazzling creative spirit" by I'M NOT THERE filmmaker TODD HAYNES at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday (23Feb08). In accepting the annual independent film event's first Robert...

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Ledger Tributes + Revelations At Spirit Awards

24th February 2008

Tragic HEATH LEDGER was honoured for his "dazzling creative spirit" by I'M NOT THERE filmmaker TODD HAYNES at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday (23Feb08). In accepting the annual independent film event's first Robert...

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Ledger Painting Entered Into Australian Art Contest

22nd February 2008

A painting of late actor HEATH LEDGER is in competition to land a prestigious Australian art prize. The portrait, titled Heath and painted by Ledger's friend Vincent Fantauzzo, is one of 249 entries to date...

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"Painful Honour" For Farrell To Fill In For Heath Ledger

21st February 2008

Colin Farrell has said it is a "painful honour" to be chosen to finish off a film Heath Ledger began before his unexpected death last month.Farrell has been approached to finish the filming of Terry...

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Farrell: `Playing Ledger's Part Is A Painful Honour'

21st February 2008

Movie star COLIN FARRELL has confirmed he'll be among the stars acting out scenes tragic HEATH LEDGER never got to shoot in his final film, confessing it'll be an "incredibly painful tribute". The Irish actor,...

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Father Fears Over Lohan's Prescription Drug Use

20th February 2008

LINDSAY LOHAN's worried father MICHAEL fears for his daughter's health - because she is taking the same prescription drugs as late actor HEATH LEDGER. Michael claims the Mean Girls actress was prescribed Oxycontin after breaking...

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Lohan: Ledger Is Example Of Problems In Movie Industry

19th February 2008

Lindsay Lohan has said the tragic death of Heath Ledger is an example of the problems in the movie industry.The Mean Girls star - who was once romantically linked to Ledger - is no stranger...

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Lohan Blames Movie Industry For Ledger's Death

18th February 2008

Hollywood actress LINDSAY LOHAN has blamed the movie industry for 'killing' her pal HEATH LEDGER. The Mean Girls star, who was once romantically linked to Ledger, was devastated after the actor was found dead in...

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Depp, Farrell And Law To Replace Ledger In Gilliam Movie

18th February 2008

The late Heath Ledger is to be replaced by three actors in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus, it has been reported.According to Ain't It Cool News, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law...

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Ledger Doll To Go On Sale

18th February 2008

Late actor HEATH LEDGER is set to be immortalised in the form of a toy doll - with his grieving family's blessing. Ledger had recently finished playing The Joker in the forthcoming Batman film The...

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Watts Cries During Ledger Tribute

18th February 2008

A tearful NAOMI WATTS paid tribute to her former boyfriend HEATH LEDGER at a short film festival in their native Australia on Sunday (17Feb08). Watts, who was a judge at the annual Tropfest event in...

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Depp, Law + Farrell To Complete Ledger Movie

16th February 2008

JOHNNY DEPP, JUDE LAW and COLIN FARRELL have signed up to save the film their late friend HEATH LEDGER was making before he died. Ledger was shooting The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus in London just...

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Three Actors To Take On Ledger's Final Role?

15th February 2008

Not one but three actors have been signed up to take over the late HEATH LEDGER's role in TERRY GILLIAM's THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR PARNASSUS, according to new reports.Ain'tItCool.com claims that JOHNNY DEPP, COLIN FARRELL...

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Williams Returns To Work After Ledger Death

12th February 2008

Grieving actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS has returned to work on a film set just yards from where her former fiancee HEATH LEDGER was found dead. The 27-year-old filmed scenes for her new film Mammoth on set...

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Blanchett Gives Eulogy To Ledger At Memorial Service

9th February 2008

Actress CATE BLANCHETT and HEATH LEDGER's parents paid tribute to the late actor with moving eulogies at a memorial service in his hometown of Perth, Australia on Saturday (09Feb08). More than 600 family members, friends...

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Memorial Held For Ledger

9th February 2008

Family and friends of Heath Ledger have paid tribute to the actor at a memorial service in his home town of Perth.Tributes to the former Brokeback Mountain star have been coming in from across the...

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Government Subpoena Ledger's Autopsy Records

9th February 2008

U.S. federal officials have subpoenaed HEATH LEDGER's autopsy records as part of an investigation into how the actor had access to the prescription drugs that caused his death last month (22Jan08). Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)...

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Ward Flies In For Ledger Funeral

8th February 2008

HEATH LEDGER's former girlfriend GEMMA WARD has arrived in Perth, Australia for the tragic actor's funeral. Ward will join members of Ledger's family and his ex-fiancee Michelle Williams when the Brokeback Mountain star is laid...

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Ledger Apartment Back Up For Rent

7th February 2008

The apartment HEATH LEDGER died in has been put back on New York's rental market. Three weeks after the actor was found dead in his bed after accidentally overdosing on prescription drugs, the Broome Street,...

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Ledger Wake To Be Held On His Favourite Beach

7th February 2008

A wake for HEATH LEDGER will be held at the actor's favourite beach on Saturday (09Feb08). His parents Kim and Sally Ledger want to follow a sombre ceremony with a celebration on Cottesloe Beach in...

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Fbi To Investigate Ledger Drugs

7th February 2008

US federal authorities are to investigate how Heath Ledger was able to acquire the prescription drugs that led to his death.It was confirmed yesterday that the Brokeback Mountain star was killed by an accidental overdose...

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Government To Investigate Ledger's Prescriptions

6th February 2008

U.S. federal officials have launched an investigation in a bid to discover how actor HEATH LEDGER was able to get the prescription drugs that caused his death last month (22Jan08). On Wednesday (06Feb08), the New...

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Ledger Hoaxer Also A Fake-wrestler?

6th February 2008

LATEST: New York police are investigating the possibility the hoaxer pretending to be HEATH LEDGER's father may also have tricked sick children into thinking he was a professional wrestler. Phony calls made to a number...

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Ledger Family Issue 'Cause Of Death' Statement

6th February 2008

LATEST: HEATH LEDGER's family have released a statement following the announcement the actor died from an accidental drug overdose. Following weeks of speculation about the cause of the 28-year-old's death at his New York apartment...

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Ledger Died From Accidental Drug Overdose

6th February 2008

LATEST: Actor HEATH LEDGER was killed by an accidental overdose of prescription drugs, the New York Medical Examiner has ruled. An autopsy into the star's death in January (08) failed to establish the cause of...

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Combs Credits Ledger For Acting Advice

6th February 2008

Music mogul SEAN COMBS has paid tribute to tragic star HEATH LEDGER - thanking the deceased actor for helping him with his movie career. The rapper started acting in 2001 and his first film project...

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Ledger Died Of 'Accidental Od'

6th February 2008

Actor Heath Ledger was killed by an accidental overdose of prescription drugs, medical examiners have confirmed.A spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office said the drugs included sleeping pills, painkilling medication and anti-anxiety...

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Ledger Died From Drug Overdose

6th February 2008

LATEST: Actor HEATH LEDGER was killed by an overdose of prescription drugs, the New York Medical Examiner has ruled. An autopsy into the star's death in January (08) failed to establish the cause of his...

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