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Ledger Saves Fireball Gyllenhaal

16th August 2007

Actor HEATH LEDGER turned hero on the set of BATMAN BEGINS sequel THE DARK KNIGHT recently, when he saved his co-star MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL after her skirt caught fire. Ledger, who plays villain The Joker in...

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Next Batman Movie Will Have Imax Scenes

29th May 2007

Director Christopher Nolan plans to shoot parts of the next Batman movie, The Dark Knight, in the IMAX format, USA Today reported today (Tuesday). It would mark the first time a major studio has used...

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Gyllenhaal Too Scared For Brokeback Cliff Scene

12th April 2007

JAKE GYLLENHAAL was too scared to take part in the naked cliff jump scene in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, leaving his co-star HEATH LEDGER to do the honours. Ledger, who also acted nude in his latest movie...

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Ledger Talks About Marriage

9th April 2007

HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS have vowed to let the world know when they finally marry, by flashing their wedding rings at photographers. The pair, parents to one year old daughter MATILDA, are furiously protective...

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Ledger Ecstatic To Be Playing Joker

4th April 2007

Australian actor HEATH LEDGER is so excited he's playing THE JOKER in upcoming BATMAN film THE DARK KNIGHT, he's been preparing the role "like a lunatic for months". Ledger is determined his portrayal will not...

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Wahlberg 'Creeped Out' By Brokeback Role

28th February 2007

MARK WAHLBERG is glad filmmaker ANG LEE passed over him when he cast BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, because the Oscar nominee was "a little creeped out" at the prospect of having to play a gay cowboy. The...

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Williams Horrified By Father's Arrest In Australia

22nd February 2007

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star MICHELLE WILLIAMS was mortified when her father was arrested for tax evasion in Sydney because boyfriend HEATH LEDGER is such a big star Down Under. LARRY WILLIAMS was arrested at Sydney airport...

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Ledger Launches New Music Label With Harper

14th February 2007

Movie hunk HEATH LEDGER has teamed up with singer/songwriter BEN HARPER to start new music label Masses Music Co. Ledger unveiled the label's first act, Australian teen GRACE WOODROOFE, at the 9 February (07) opening...

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Brokeback 'Best Ever Kiss'

14th February 2007

HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL's steamy clinch in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has been named the best screen kiss of all time. The man-on-man cowboy action beat off stiff competition from AUDREY HEPBURN and GEORGE PEPPARD in...

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Mcadams To Replace Holmes In Batman Begins Sequel?

29th January 2007

THE NOTEBOOK star RACHEL MCADAMS has become the red-hot favourite to replace new mum KATIE HOLMES as BATMAN's love interest. Holmes dropped out of the BATMAN BEGINS sequel recently after originally playing RACHEL DAWES opposite...

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Are Ledger + Williams Married?

26th January 2007

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-stars HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS have fuelled reports they're husband and wife after being spotted sporting matching wedding bands. The couple, who played spouses in the hit gay cowboy film, reportedly applied...

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Watts And Ledger Maintain Friendship

7th January 2007

NAOMI WATTS and former boyfriend HEATH LEDGER have managed to remain friends even after breaking up while in the public eye. The couple dated for two years after meeting on the set of the film...

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Blanchett Dreads Meeting Dylan

28th December 2006

Oscar winner CATE BLANCHETT is terrified of meeting rocker BOB DYLAN after playing him in the upcoming film I'M NOT THERE. The actress is one of several stars portraying the legendary musician to represent different...

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Ledger Dreams Of A White Christmas

23rd December 2006

Australian actor HEATH LEDGER enjoys Christmas in his adopted New York - because he always felt silly singing "dashing through the snow..." on a beach. The BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star is reportedly planning to start 2007...

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Gyllenhaal Hat Scores Big On Ebay

19th December 2006

The iconic cowboy hat worn by JAKE GYLLENHAAL on hit movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN fetched $10,100 (GBP5,100) on auction site eBay yesterday (19DEC06). Gyllenhaal wore the hat in the Oscar-winning film about two gay cowboys, played...

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Ten Canoes Triumphs At Afi Awards

8th December 2006

Aboriginal drama TEN CANOES was the big winner at Thursday's (07DEC06) Australian Film Institute Awards, taking home Best Film and Best Director at the Melbourne ceremony. ROLF DE HEER's movie - which is Australia's first...

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Ledger And Williams Set To Wed?

29th November 2006

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-stars HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS are preparing to wed, according to press reports in the US. The Australian actor and his 26-year-old fiancee were spotted picking up a marriage licence in Brooklyn,...

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Ledger Checked Into Rehab For Junkie Training

10th November 2006

HEATH LEDGER checked himself into an Australian rehab facility and learned how to shoot up heroin from a junkie - to perfect his latest movie role. The Aussie actor plays a drug addict in new...

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Cornish No-show At Premiere

9th November 2006

Australian actress ABBIE CORNISH was a no-show at the New York premiere of her new film CANDY, after she was linked to the break-up of REESE WITHERSPOON and RYAN PHILLIPPE. Cornish, 24, has venomously denied...

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Ledger Stunned By Blanchett's Dylan

9th November 2006

HEATH LEDGER was so blown away by fellow Aussie CATE BLANCHETT's performance as BOB DYLAN in new movie I'M NOT THERE, he's convinced the actress even smelled like the folk-rock icon. Blanchett is one of...

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Ledger Blind About Batman Begins Sequel

8th November 2006

The BATMAN BEGINS sequel is shrouded in such secrecy that HEATH LEDGER is being forced to prepare for his portrayal of villain THE JOKER based on a glimpse of the script. The Aussie actor reveals...

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Ledger's Gay Role Raise Laughs

8th November 2006

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star HEATH LEDGER's second outing as a gay man raised laughs at a screening of his new movie. In CANDY Ledger plays a junkie who resorts to gay sex to fund his drug...

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The Things They Say 3139

23rd October 2006

"Heath is a fearless performer, and that's exactly what I need in taking on a massive icon like THE JOKER." Film-maker CHRISTOPHER NOLAN reveals why he picked BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star HEATH LEDGER to play the...

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Ledger Tired Of Promoting Brokeback Mountain

17th October 2006

HEATH LEDGER quickly tired of the extensive promotion required for Oscar-winning movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, and was relieved when he no longer had to make appearances. Ledger, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his...

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Gyllenhaal Laughs Off Batman Ledger Reunion

10th October 2006

JAKE GYLLENHAAL has laughed off internet rumours claiming he will reunite with his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star HEATH LEDGER in the forthcoming BATMAN BEGINS sequel. Gyllenhaal was reportedly in talks to play HARVEY 'TWO-FACE' DENT -...

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Fascinating Fact 2220

6th October 2006

The complete wardrobes worn by JAKE GYLLENHAAL, HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN will be auctioned off this Saturday (07OCT06) at the Human Rights Campaign's 10th annual dinner in Washington DC. The proceeds...

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Hulme Relieved He's Not The Joker

18th September 2006

Aussie actor LACHY HULME is relieved the producers of the BATMAN BEGINS sequel have chosen HEATH LEDGER to play THE JOKER because he was getting tired of the press speculation surrounding him. Many internet sites...

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Ledger Hates Comic Movies

15th September 2006

New BATMAN villain HEATH LEDGER is an unlikely choice to play THE JOKER in the next superhero sequel - because comic book movies "bore" him. The Australian actor beat an A-list group of contenders to...

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From Here To Eternity Kiss 'Most Memorable'

31st August 2006

BURT LANCASTER's embrace with DEBORAH KERR on the beach in FROM HERE TO ETERNITY has topped a poll of the most memorable screen kisses. The 1953 smooch beat out competition from TOBEY MAGUIRE and KIRSTEN...

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Penn Was Joker Favourite

26th August 2006

SEAN PENN was the first choice to play BATMAN's biggest foe, THE JOKER, in the BATMAN BEGINS sequel, according to internet reports. Top Batman fansite Batman-on-Film.com reports Penn was offered the role ahead of HEATH...

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