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Fascinating Fact 7734

28th July 2009

HEATH LEDGER's final character in TERRY GILLIAM's oddball THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR. PARNASSUS movie is a showman modelled on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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Ledger's Apartment Sold For $15 Million

23rd July 2009

The New York apartment where HEATH LEDGER died after suffering an accidental overdose has reportedly been sold in a foreclosure auction for $15 million (GBP10 million).Ledger was renting the downtown Manhattan apartment for $23,000 (GBP15,330)...

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Debbie Rowe Launches Email Lawsuit

17th July 2009

Debbie Rowe is suing a woman for leaking fabricated emails from her.Debbie - the ex-wife of late singer Michael Jackson and mother of his eldest two children Prince Michael I, 12, and Paris, 11 -...

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Jackson's Death Upsets Ledger Family

8th July 2009

HEATH LEDGER's family was heartbroken by the recent loss of MICHAEL JACKSON - because it reminded them of the late actor's death from an accidental overdose.The Brokeback Mountain star's father Kim was devastated upon learning...

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Stars Invited To Join Oscars Organisation

30th June 2009

HEATH LEDGER's ex-girlfriend MICHELLE WILLIAMS, CASEY AFFLECK and EMILY BLUNT are among the 134 stars and moviemakers who have been invited to become members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - the...

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Depp Honours Ledger With Snorkelling Cove

1st June 2009

JOHNNY DEPP has paid a personal tribute to the late HEATH LEDGER by naming a section of his private paradise island in the Bahamas after the tragic actor.The Pirates of the Caribbean star owns Little...

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Gilliam: 'Ledger Inspired Me To Finish Fantasy Film'

25th May 2009

TERRY GILLIAM has credited HEATH LEDGER with saving THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS, insisting the actor's untimely death pushed him to finish the fantasy film. Ledger died of an accidental prescription drug overdose in January of...

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Gilliam Dedicates Imaginarium To Ledger's Energy

23rd May 2009

Terry Gilliam says the death of Heath Ledger sealed the fate of his new film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.Speaking as the fantasy film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, the director explained he felt...

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Ledger's Last Film Not A Big Hit Among Critics

22nd May 2009

HEATH LEDGER's final film has been given a lukewarm reception at the Cannes Film Festival - and many critics were shocked to see his character hanging from a London bridge with a rope around his...

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How To Make A Movie When A Star Dies In Mid-production

22nd May 2009

At a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival following today's (Friday) screening of The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus , director Terry Gilliam and cast members were repeatedly questioned about how the death of co-star...

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Movie Reviews The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus

22nd May 2009

Terry Gilliam has come a long way since the late '60s, when he admittedly became one of the original copyright infringers by cutting out photos and pictures from magazines and newspapers and using them inventively...

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Fascinating Fact 7320

7th May 2009

HEATH LEDGER's final film, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, was screened publicly for the first time in Los Angeles on Tuesday night (05May09) when movie executives and independent film buyers crowded into the Directors Guild...

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Bale Avoided Tv News After Ledger's Death

7th May 2009

CHRISTIAN BALE refused to watch the news after his THE DARK KNIGHT co-star HEATH LEDGER died - fearing gossipy coverage would tarnish his memories of his friend. Bale was left stunned after Ledger, who played the...

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Twilight Outshines Rivals In Mtv Movie Awards Shortlist

5th May 2009

Vampire romance Twilight is leading the field for the 2009 MTV Movie awards, with seven nominations.The film - based on Stephenie Meyer's bestselling book - is up for the best movie award while leading man...

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Ledger's Last Film To Hit Cannes

29th April 2009

The film HEATH LEDGER was making when he died last year (08) is set to premiere at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival in France after becoming a last-minute screening. Film fans and the media are expected...

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Tarantino And Cantona Up For Palme D'or

23rd April 2009

Quentin Tarantino's new film and a drama featuring former footballer Eric Cantona are among productions vying for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.Cannes chiefs Gilles Jacob and Thierry Fremaux unveiled a list of...

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The Dark Knight Dominates At Empire Awards

30th March 2009

Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight was the big winner at the 2009 Empire awards, with three prizes including best film.The Batman Begins sequel, one of the most successful films of all time and an Oscar...

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Batman Wins Big At Empire Awards

29th March 2009

BATMAN was the big winner at the 2009 Jameson Empire Awards in London as HEATH LEDGER, CHRISTIAN BALE and director CHRISTOPHER NOLAN were honoured for their parts in making THE DARK KNIGHT. The annual ceremony at...

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Fascinating Fact 7057

26th March 2009

TWILIGHT director CATHERINE HARDWICKE dedicated two songs to her LORDS OF DOGTOWN star HEATH LEDGER during a recent taping of hip Los Angeles radio station KCRW's Guest DJ Project show. The late actor lip-synced to...

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Fascinating Fact 7006

17th March 2009

Two music videos HEATH LEDGER directed before his death last year (Jan08) are to be released in 2009. The tragic movie star was the brains behind Modest Mouse's animated King Rat video and he also...

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Fascinating Fact 6995

12th March 2009

Gravel-voiced singer TOM WAITS plays the devil in what was HEATH LEDGER's final film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus....

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Ledger's Last Film Remains Unsold

12th March 2009

Despite featuring Heath Ledger in his final performance, Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus , which now also features Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell playing different incarnations of Ledger's character, has yet...

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Dark Knight Leading The Field For Saturn Awards

11th March 2009

The Dark Knight is the frontrunner for the 2009 Saturn awards with 11 nominations.Christopher Nolan's sequel to Batman Begins has earned nearly $1 billion (723.4 million) at the worldwide box office and is leading the...

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The Things They Say 11546

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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The Things They Say 11388

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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