Heath Ledger

Michelle Williams Almost Starred in a Film Inspired by Heath Ledger's Death

Blood director Bradley Rust Gray shared that Michelle Williams was originally set to star in the film, which is inspired in part by Heath Ledger's death, but decided not to take on the part.

January 30, 2022

Why Josh Hartnett Says Stepping Away From Hollywood Was the "Best Thing for My Mental Health"

In an interview on the Australian morning show Sunrise, Josh Hartnett shared why keeping "Hollywood at bay" and leaving the limelight was the best decision for his mental health.

December 8, 2021

You Definitely Won't Hate Julia Stiles' Story About Heath Ledger and This 10 Things Scene

Who can forget Julia Stiles' touching poem scene in 10 Things I Hate About You? For the actress, there's another reason that iconic moment is unforgettable: Heath Ledger.

July 8, 2021

Baz Luhrmann Shares Heath Ledger's Untold Audition Story for Moulin Rouge!

Baz Luhrmann revealed why Heath Ledger was ultimately passed over for the role of Christian, portrayed by Ewan McGregor, in the Nicole Kidman movie Moulin Rouge!.

May 7, 2021

10 Things I Hate About You Director Recalls Julia Stiles and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Secret Romance

In a recent interview, 10 Things I Hate About You filmmaker Gil Junger reminisced about Julia Stiles and Joseph Gordon-Levitt secretly falling for each other while making the beloved film.

May 5, 2021

How Heath Ledger's Daughter Matilda Has Enjoyed a Private Life With Mom Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams has pulled off the impossible, raising her now 15-year-old daughter with the late Heath Ledger entirely out of the public eye.

April 4, 2021

Heather Graham Shares Touching Rare Photos of Ex Heath Ledger

More than a decade after Heath Ledger's untimely death, Heather Graham remembered her late ex with rare throwback photos of them together behind the scenes. Keep scrolling to see the sweet pictures.

February 3, 2021

Happy Birthday Jake Gyllenhaal!: E! News Rewind

In honor of the actor's 41st birthday, look back at one of Jake's most memorable films "Brokeback Mountain" where he starred alongside Heath Ledger. Watch!

December 19, 2020

Kate Mara Recalls Health Ledger Taking Her "Under His Wing" While Filming Brokeback Mountain

During a recent interview, Kate Mara recalled working with the late Heath Ledger on the set of Brokeback Mountain. Keep scrolling for the touching details.

November 13, 2020

Real Romance, Casting What-Ifs and Penis Problems: 20 Secrets From 10 Things I Hate About You

Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles' breakout roles, epic chemistry and a top-notch script all made for one of the most beloved teen rom-coms of the 1990s

May 27, 2020

"10 Things I Hate About You" With Heath Ledger: E! News Rewind

In honor of the movie arriving to Disney+, check out this throwback interview with Heath Ledger and relive the best moments from the iconic film.

May 27, 2020

Jake Gyllenhaal Says Heath Ledger ''Refused'' to Participate in Brokeback Mountain Oscars ''Joke''

In a new interview, Jake Gyllenhaal talks about Heath Ledger refusing to participate in the 2007 Oscar's "joke" about Brokeback Mountain.

April 7, 2020

One Role, 2 Oscar Journeys: Inside Joaquin Phoenix's and Heath Ledger's Approaches to Joker

Heath Ledger, who passed away in 2008, won a posthumous Oscar for his performance in The Dark Knight. Now, Joaquin Phoenix is up for an award for his work in Joker

February 8, 2020

Joaquin Phoenix Honors His "Favorite Actor" Heath Ledger After His Win at 2020 SAG Awards

Joaquin Phoenix won Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 2020 SAG Awards on Sunday night , continuing his winning streak for his turn at Joker

January 20, 2020

Julia Stiles Reflects on Working With Heath Ledger in 10 Things I Hate About You

Julia Stiles reflected on what it was like to work with the late Heath Ledger in 10 Things I Hate About You during Thursday's Watch What Happens Live. Hear what she said here.

December 6, 2019

How Joaquin Phoenix's Approach to Joker Diverged From Heath Ledger and Others Who've Played the Iconic Villain

30 years after Jack Nicholson set the standard and a decade since Ledger turned Joker into a stone-cold psychopath of indeterminate origin, will Phoenix have the last laugh?

October 4, 2019

Any Volunteers? Jake Gyllenhaal Opens Up About His Desire to Become a Dad

Actor got candid about the future and the past during an interview with TODAY's Willie Geist

July 25, 2019

Kate Bosworth Honors Heath Ledger on Late Actor's 40th Birthday

See the message the Blue Crush star posted in tribute of the Oscar winner

April 4, 2019

From Joaquin Phoenix to Heath Ledger: A History of Joker Transformations

Five actors have portrayed DC Comics' clown prince villain, aka Batman's nemesis, in person on the big screen.

April 3, 2019

See How Joaquin Phoenix's Joker Compares to Past Transformations

The actor takes on the role of the infamous character in new film

September 21, 2018

Heath Ledger's Dad: "We Are Terribly Happy" for Michelle Williams Over Her Marriage

Actress married Phil Elverum earlier this month and Matilda, her and Heath's daughter, attended the ceremony

July 29, 2018