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Aaron Eckhart: The Dark Knight Is A 'Reflection Of Our Times'

Aaron Eckhart feels 'The Dark Knight' is a "reflection of our times".The 52-year-old actor played District Attorney Harvey Dent who becomes the villain Two-Face in Christopher Nolan's 2008 Batman movie and he has compared the...

Jake Gyllenhaal Is To Star In Snow Blind

Jake Gyllenhaal is to star in 'Snow Blind'.Deadline is reporting that the 39-year-old actor is to star in the new thriller which is being directed by Gustav Moller from a script by Patrick Ness, who...

Jake Gyllenhaal: Heath Ledger Snubbed Oscars

Jake Gyllenhaal has claimed the late Heath Ledger snubbed an offer to present at the Oscars.The pair were asked to be involved in an opening for the 2007 Academy Awards that made fun of their...

Actress Michelle Williams Has Got Married In A Secret Ceremony

Notoriously private actress Michelle Williams has revealed she has married indie musican Phil Elverum in a secret ceremony. While the wedding was seen by just a handful of family and friends, the former partner of...

Friends And Family Remember Heath Ledger 10 Years Later

This week marked the 10th anniversary of the untimely death of Academy Award winning actor Heath Ledger but, as tragic as it is, it's also rather a special time with many of his friends and...

Heath Ledger's Family Campaigns For Tighter Regulation On Prescription Drugs

The family of the late movie star Heath Ledger has called for tighter regulations surrounding the availability and distribution of prescription drugs.Kim Ledger, the star’s father, argued that the United States should play a leading...

Heath Ledger's Sister Denies Claims Her Brother Was Depressed Playing The Joker

Heath Ledger’s sister has come out to deny claims her brother was depressed while playing the Joker in Christopher Nolan’s Batman: The Dark Knight - a role he had finished working on only a few...

From Rocky Horror To Brokeback Mountain: 10 Lgbt Movies To See Before You Die

Hollywood is an important factor in helping the world to understand and accept the varied identities and relationships within the LGBT community. Whether they do it with comedy or shocking drama, it makes an impact...

'I Am Heath Ledger' Celebrates The Late Star's Love Of Cinema [Trailer]

A brand new documentary exploring the life and career of the late Academy Award winning movie star Heath Ledger is set to arrive this Spring. Entitled 'I Am Heath Ledger', it's expected to make its...

Michelle Williams Opens Up About Dating, And Raising Her Daughter Without Heath Ledger

Hollywood actress Michelle Williams has opened up about her personal life, including the struggles of raising her 11 year old daughter, Matilda Rose, without Heath Ledger, and about stepping back into the world of dating.The...

Lindsay Lohan Accuses Jared Leto Of Ripping Off Brandon Lee And Urges Fans Not To See 'Suicide Squad'

Lindsay Lohan took aim at Jared Leto on Instagram earlier this week, by posting then deleting a collage of the actors who have played The Joker alongside Brandon Lee, and accusing the Suicide Squad star...

Jared Leto Knows He's Walking Upon Hallowed Ground With Joker Role

Jared Leto has some big shoes to fill when it comes to playing The Joker in the upcoming Suicide Squad movie. In 1989’s Batman the role was taken on by the legendary Jack Nicholson then...

Jared Leto: 'Playing The Joker Was Painful'

The Dallas Buyers Club star went to extreme measures to play the comic book psychopath and did not break character during down time during filming on the upcoming supervillain movie. He even...

Hilarious Throwback Video Of Heath Ledger And Comedian Magda Szubanski From 2006 Goes Viral

A video featuring the late Heath Ledger and ‘Kath and Kim’ actress Magda Szubanski from 2006 went viral this week, after being featured in a Throwback Thursday post. The funny clip shows Szubanski in character...

Jake Gyllenhaal Misses Heath Ledger 'Very Badly'

Jake Gyllenhaal stopped ''wasting time on things that are trivial and superficial'' when Heath Ledger died.The 34-year-old actor has opened up about losing his 'Brokeback Mountain' co-star to an accidental overdose in 2008 to admit...

Jake Gyllenhaal: 'Venice Film Festival Was Tough Without Heath Ledger'

The two actors promoted Oscar-winning 2005 movie Brokeback Mountain at the Italian film event, and Gyllenhaal admits returning to Venice last week (ends11Sep15) was bittersweet - because he had fond memories of hanging...

Brokeback Mountain Stage Show Heading To West End

British producer Tom O'Connell has acquired the rights to the drama starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, and the first-ever theatre adaptation is currently in production and scheduled to open in 2016....

Wes Bentley: 'Heath Ledger's Death Is My Greatest Loss'

The stars worked together on 2002's The Four Feathers and Bentley admits he greatly misses Ledger, seven years after he suffered an accidental drug overdose. He says, "He was like a brother...

Heath Ledger's Joker Journal Emerges

The Australian star won a posthumous Oscar for his performance as the creepy criminal mastermind in the superhero movie, having died six months before the film's release after suffering an accidental overdose of...

Actress Michelle Williams Dating Author Jonathan Safran Foer - Report

The Brokeback Mountain star and the Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close writer met through mutual friends, and a source tells Us Weekly that the two are "in the same mind-set", thanks to their...

Heath Ledger 'Fell In Love At First Sight'

Heath Ledger fell in love with Michelle Williams ''at first sight.'''Brokeback Mountain' screenwriter Diana Ossana says the late Australian actor, who died from an accidental drug overdose in January 2008 just months after he and...

Jake Gyllenhaal Opens Up About His Pain At Losing Heath Ledger

When Heath Ledger died from an accidental overdose in 2008 the world mourned the loss of a shining star. But there were few that mourned the loss more than Ledger's Brokeback Mountain co-star, Jake Gyllenhaal...

Jake Gyllenhaal: 'Heath Ledger's Death Made Me Realise What's Important About Life'

Gyllenhaal reveals Ledger's overdose death in 2008 was a huge blow and made him focus more on what is important in his life. He tells NPR.org, "I miss him as a...

Jake Gyllenhaal Misses Heath Ledger

Jake Gyllenhaal ''misses'' Heath Ledger.The 34-year-old actor's 'Brokeback Mountain' co-star died from an accidental overdose in 2008 at the age of 29 and he feels the loss both on a personal and professional level.He said:...

Hans Zimmer Dedicates London Performance To Heath Ledger

Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer dedicated a performance of his The Dark Knight theme tune to the movie's late star Heath Ledger.The German musician played a concert in London on Friday (10Oct14), reviving his iconic movie...

James Franco Was Rivals With Heath Ledger?

James Franco has hinted he had a bitter rivalry with the late Heath Ledger.The 'Of Mice and Men' star has published a bizarre ode to the Australian actor, who died of an accidental overdose in...

Michelle Williams Is Moving Back To La

Michelle Williams is planning to move back to Los Angeles later this year.The 'My Week With Marilyn' actress, whose apartment building in Brooklyn suffered major water damage in Hurricane Sandy in October 2012, has reportedly...

Lindsay Lohan's Ex List Was Actually A Step In Her Recovery

Lindsay Lohan really did write down her now infamous list of lovers, which has been providing gossip fodder for a couple of weeks now. But she didn’t do it for the reasons you think. It...

Will Dane Dehaan's Green Goblin Outdo Heath Ledger's Joker?

Who could possibly believe that the new images released of The Amazing Spider-Man 2’s most nefarious villain, The Green Goblin, is in fact baby faced actor Dane DeHaan? We’d initially assumed that the film...

Cgi, Body Doubles & Voice Overs To Complete Paul Walker's Fast & Furious 7 Scenes?

Paul Walker may still be able to complete Fast & Furious 7 with the use of body doubles, CGI and voice overs reports suggest. Walker died in a car accident in November of last year...

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