It's been nearly a decade since Heath Ledger passed away and a new documentary aims to offer up special insight into the actor's life and career.Read More
When Christian Bale came face-to-face with Heath Ledger's Joker, he said to himself, "He’s so much more interesting than me and what I’m doing."Read More
Jared "have a live rat" Leto has been a pretty effective one-man Suicide Squad hype machine for months now, and his confidence isn't wavering; at Dubai Music Week recently, Leto allegedly told a fan that his portrayal of the Joker is so real, "They’re going to lock me away in a box after this movie comes out.”Read More
Heath Ledger was always one of my favorite actors long before his iconic role in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight (10 Things I Hate About You, anyone?), but its obvious that his turn as the Joker in TDK was one of, if not the most amazing roles he'd ever performed. So it's cool to see this glimpse into his process making the internet rounds again, as his father, Kim, shows a documentary film crew Ledger's Joker diary, which he used as a tool to prepare for the role.Read More
Why so mysterious?
Anyone who thinks the next film incarnation of the Joker will be a disaster, take heart: Jared Leto's right there with you. Kind of.Read More
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A video excerpt from the documentary "Too Young To Die" has recently made its way online. It features Heath Ledger's father, Kim Ledger, flipping through a research diary the actor put together for his role as the Joker in The Dark Knight. There's a French translation over the entire thing so we've included the transcription after the jump.Read More
Are they taking nominations for the MacArthur Fellows Program? We only ask because the person who made this series of mashup photos combining the Christopher Nolan and Tim Burton Batman films is a genius of the highest order. Behance.net user Butcher Billy is the one behind this particular set of wonders, and we'd need Joker gas to smile more than we have at their work.Read More
What If Gotham City: The High School Years Was A Real Movie? Seriously. An Actual Movie You Could Watch. Here It Is.
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So, you're going to start watching this, figure out the general premise and go, "Ok, that's cute." Then you're going to keep watching and think, "Huh. That was pretty clever." But by the time you get to the end you're going to be as convinced as we are that this is the BEST IDEA TO HAPPEN ON THE INTERNET (at least this week.) The execution is flawless. Seriously. After watching, I sat here for ten minutes wondering how to present it you all and was still left blown away. The awesomeness of this video CANNOT BE CONTAINED. Just stop reading and watch it now! (via tipster Jessica from movieclipsTRAILERS) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?Read More
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Is laughter really the best medicine? Not when two Jokers meet!
What would happen if the goofy, light-hearted Joker of the 1966 Batman TV show, played by veteran actor Cesar Romero, had a conversation with the psychopathic terrorist Joker of 2008's The Dark Knight, played by the late Heath Ledger? Would they exchange tips on deadly hand buzzers and dapper purple suits? Compare knives and bow ties? Mayhaps a supervillain team-up that would bring Gotham to its knees? Or maybe Heath Ledger Joker would skin Cesar Romero Joker and wear him like a Cesar Suit?
Let's eavesdrop on some actual dialogue from their respective takes on the Clown Prince of Crime!Read More
No. No no no no no no no. no.
Geoff Boucher has an interview with Christopher Nolan about his Superman project in today's LA Times where the acclaimed director very carefully says absolutely nothing of substance about his Superman project.
Asked if Superman as a franchise has to overcome a deficiency of truly great villains, unlike, say, Spider-Man and Batman, he won’t bite. “That’s a very sly way of asking a question I’m not going to answer.”
Touché, Mr. Nolan, touché. However, he did say a number of definitive things about his third Batman movie, which is currently in the script-writing stage:Read More