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Ledger To Join Batman Cast As Joker?

27th July 2006

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star HEATH LEDGER has scored the coveted role of THE JOKER in the BATMAN BEGINS sequel, according to press reports in Australia. The actor was reportedly offered the plum part last week (ends23JUL06)...

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Ledger And Williams Buy Hollywood Treehouse

21st July 2006

HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS have purchased a legendary home in the Hollywood Hills that is considered by many to be a modern architectural masterpiece. The $2.3 million (GBP1.3 million) home was once owned by...

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Degeneres Turns Serious To Combat Aids

19th July 2006

Funny woman ELLEN DeGENERES turned serious with girlfriend PORTIA DI ROSSI at the weekend (15JUL06) when they co-hosted a star-studded Hollywood African AIDS fundraiser. Another celebrity couple, HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS, CHRISTINA RICCI and...

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Hathaway's Topless Departure

7th July 2006

Hollywood actress ANNE HATHAWAY believes her topless scene in gay cowboy movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has sealed her move away from teen films. Hathaway starred alongside HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL in the Oscar-winning movie in...

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Younger Voters Invited To Oscar Club

6th July 2006

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which has often been accused of being an old-man's club that is out of touch with the sensibilities of young filmmakers, has invited 120 actors, directors, producers,...

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Mckellen Rubbishes Director's Gay Actor Theory

20th June 2006

SIR IAN MCKELLEN has hit out at a Hollywood director's suggestion that homosexual actors should keep their sexuality hidden from the public. The openly gay X-MEN star, 67, is appalled by the unnamed film-maker's belief...

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Ledger Apologies To Stern Over Snub

15th June 2006

HEATH LEDGER has apologised to New York shock jock HOWARD STERN after snubbing him at a Manhattan restaurant recently. Sirius radio presenter Stern was furious when Ledger and fiancee MICHELLE WILLIAMS ignored him and his...

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Pitt Tops Best Dad Poll

13th June 2006

BRAD PITT has been named Dad Of The Year in a new American Father's Day poll. As the movie hunk prepares to spend his first Father's Day surrounded by kids MADDOX, ZAHARA and baby SHILOH...

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Water Pistol Attack Left Ledger In Tears

8th June 2006

LATEST: HEATH LEDGER burst into tears after paparazzi attacked him with water pistols at the Australian premiere of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN in Sydney earlier this year (06), according to his father. The actor's relationship with...

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Wedding Crashers Storms Mtv Movie Awards

4th June 2006

Matrimony mayhem movie WEDDING CRASHERS was the big winner at last night's (03JUN06) MTV Movie Awards - picking up three prizes, including the coveted best film trophy. Funnymen VINCE VAUGHN and OWEN WILSON were lauded...

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Ledger Rejects Crowe Role

1st June 2006

LATEST: HEATH LEDGER has turned down the chance to replace RUSSELL CROWE in BAZ LUHRMANN's new $150 million (GBP83 million) untitled film epic. The GLADIATOR star was set to play NICOLE KIDMAN's lover later this...

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Crowe Dumped For Ledger

30th May 2006

Oscar-winner RUSSELL CROWE has reportedly been dumped from director BAZ LUHRMANN's new $150 million (GBP83 million) film epic in favour of HEATH LEDGER. The GLADIATOR star was set to play NICOLE KIDMAN's lover later...

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Smith's Brokeback Ordeal

25th May 2006

Hollywood director KEVIN SMITH's personal experience of anal problems makes him watch BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN in a whole new light. The CHASING AMY film-maker regularly suffers from haemorrhoids and after one bout left him with particularly...

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Blanchett Among Six Dylan Stars

24th May 2006

CATE BLANCHETT, HEATH LEDGER, RICHARD GERE and CHRISTIAN BALE will all play BOB DYLAN in a new biopic of the rock legend. The foursome, plus two uncast actors will portraying Dylan throughout various stages of...

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Michelle Williams' Father Released On Bail

23rd May 2006

LATEST: BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star MICHELLE WILLIAMS' father has been released on bail in Australia after he was arrested on Saturday (20MAY06) for allegedly failing to pay US taxes. LARRY RICHARD WILLIAMS was detained after American...

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Williams' Father Jailed In Australia

22nd May 2006

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star MICHELLE WILLIAMS' father has been thrown into jail in Australia for failure to pay US taxes. LARRY RICHARD WILLIAMS was arrested at Sydney airport on Saturday (20MAY06), after US authorities issued a...

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Armfield: Ledger May Never Film In Oz Again

14th May 2006

Australian star HEATH LEDGER is considering giving up homegrown movies forever after years of being harassed by the paparazzi there. The BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star is sick of the constant media attention he receives, and reached...

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The Things They Say 2008

10th May 2006

"I've walked out of an audition once. I stopped the reading halfway through and still got the job." Movie star HEATH LEDGER's performance power knows no bounds.

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Farrell Dropped From Dylan Movie

5th May 2006

Hollywood hunk COLIN FARRELL has been mysteriously dropped from the cast of a new film about legendary singer/songwriter BOB DYLAN. The PHONE BOOTH star has reportedly been replaced by HEATH LEDGER, who will be one...

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Quaid Brokeback Lawsuit Takes Curious Turn

3rd May 2006

LATEST: Actor RANDY QUAID has dropped his $10 million (GBP5.8 million) lawsuit against the producers of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, insisting they have reached an agreement to pay him a bonus. The star filed the suit...

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The Things They Say 1940

2nd May 2006

"HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL actually were, this is going to sound vulgar, but they were two big notches on my belt." BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star ANNE HATHAWAY, on working with two of her male idols.

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Ledger Snubs Homeland Over Water Stunt

1st May 2006

HEATH LEDGER refused to attend the Australian premiere of his latest movie, after being squirted by water pistols carried by members of the paparazzi at his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN premiere in January (06). The Australian star...

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Ledger Snubs Premiere To Look After Matilda

19th April 2006

HEATH LEDGER has snubbed the Sydney premiere of CANDY, the first Australian film he's made in four years, because he will be looking after baby daughter MATILDA in the absence of girlfriend MICHELLE WILLIAMS. BROKEBACK...

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Phillippe And Witherspoon Top Style Poll

7th April 2006

RYAN PHILLIPPE and REESE WITHERSPOON have topped a new poll to find Hollywood's Most Stylish Couple. The acting pair beat JAY-Z and BEYONCE KNOWLES and new couple RYAN GOSLING and RACHEL MCADAMS to be crowned...

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The Things They Say 1777

4th April 2006

"I think that's the problem with a lot of actors in the industry. We all just think we're brilliant, you know? And 98 per cent of us are crap." BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star HEATH LEDGER claims...

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Ledger Opts For Six Children

4th April 2006

HEATH LEDGER is desperate to have five more children with his fiancee MICHELLE WILLIAMS, following the birth of their daughter MATILDA last year (05). The 27-year-old Australian star, who met Williams on the set of...

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Divorce Prepared Ledger For Nomad Lifestyle

3rd April 2006

Hollywood actor HEATH LEDGER was prepared for his nomad lifestyle from a young age - after moving from one house to another when his parents divorced. The BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star was just 11 when his...

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Mckellen Blasts Gyllenhaal

30th March 2006

SIR IAN MCKELLEN has criticised JAKE GYLLENHAAL for being apprehensive about kissing his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star HEATH LEDGER on screen. The openly gay THE LORD OF THE RINGS actor - who recently spoke out against...

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Fascinating Fact 1294

29th March 2006

HEATH LEDGER and JACK NICHOLSON were among the guests attending PRINCE's super secret concert at Hollywood's Roosevelt hotel at the weekend (25MAR06).

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Randy Quaid Sues Over Brokeback Pay

24th March 2006

Actor RANDY QUAID is suing the producers of cowboy romance BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN for $10 million (GBP5.8 million), claiming he was underpaid for his supporting role as rancher JOE AGUIRRE. The 55-year-old star filed suit in...

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