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RIP Heath Ledger


#1

Very shocked to hear this news.



Looks like The Joker will be his last film role. :frowning:


#2

This is extremely shocking to say the least.





Hollywood actor Heath Ledger has been found dead in his New York apartment from a possible drugs overdose, according to police.



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I wonder if this will affect The Dark Knight in any way?


#3

damn :o



it’s true.



RIP



This should mean more business for TDK.

[quote=“Ify”]
I wonder if this will affect The Dark Knight in any way?
[/quote]

nah, thankfully TDK is in post-production


#4

damn 28 years of age…



no Brokeback jokes! >:(


#5

Holy fucking shit! That’s bad. I like Heath Ledger. He was a good actor.



RIP.


#6

I thought of drugs immediately when I read that he died.

He had been looking sick for years.


#7

[quote=“International Tribune”]NEW YORK: Actor Heath Ledger was found dead at a Manhattan apartment, naked in bed with sleeping pills nearby, police said. He was 28.



Police said Tuesday there was no obvious indication of suicide.



The Australian-born Ledger had an appointment for a massage at the SoHo apartment that is believed to be his home, New York Police Department spokesman Paul Browne said. The massage therapist and a housekeeper found his body and tried to revive him.



“We are all deeply saddened and shocked by this accident,” Ledger’s publicist, Mara Buxbaum, said in a statement Tuesday night. "This is an extremely difficult time for his loved ones and we are asking the media to please respect the family’s privacy and avoid speculation until the facts are known."



A crowd of paparazzi and onlookers gathered Tuesday evening outside the building, where several police officers guarded the door. The medical examiner’s office planned an autopsy on Wednesday, spokeswoman Ellen Borakove said.[/quote]

Fuck.


#8

This sucks man.


#9

He’s up there in heaven with River Phoenix and that guy from the Partridge Family.


#10

I thought this was a joke but your telling me the guy died last night… damn… a very untimely end for an accomplished Australian actor…



Im going to have a lot of mixed feelings about the the Dark Knight… it debuts right on my birthday…



The Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd also released a statement saying, “It was with great sadness that I have learned of the passing of Heath Ledger… It is tragic that we have lost one of our nation’s finest actors in the prime of his life.”


#11

i was going to bed and just heard the news… damn, what a loss.


#12

Several sources have reported that Eli Roth’s Hostel II was playing on Heath Ledger’s DVD player…





no, sorry. :’(


#13

holy shit. I thought this was a joke. I still can’t believe it. I was just now starting to really get into his work.



R.I.P Heath Ledger


#14

Well reading past articles about Heath having problems sleeping while filming the Dark Knight and now he overdosed on sleeping pills, do they relate in any way?



This sucks.



R.I.P Heath.


#15

When I read it first I was so shocked I started laughing till I choked, then I got angry and punched my leg.



R.I.P Heath.


#16

NO FUCKING WAY :o


#17

[quote=“Kilgore Trout”]
He’s up there in heaven with River Phoenix and that guy from the Partridge Family.
[/quote]

nobody from the Partridge family is dead…??


#18

[quote=“GRINDHOUSE”]
Well reading past articles about Heath having problems sleeping while filming the Dark Knight and now he overdosed on sleeping pills, do they relate in any way?



This sucks.



R.I.P Heath.
[/quote]

OD or not, it’s still drug related.



Weird things here…



Yesterday a friend recommended Brothers Grimm saying that film was Heath’s best role, this was around the time his death became public, a half hour later i go back online to learn that he was dead.



Heath died two weeks after Renfro dies, both drug related deaths.



A day or two before Renfro died, i thought that it’d be cool to see him do a movie with Levitt.



Yesterday before learning about Heath’s death i read into a topic about Levitt looking like Heath and that THEY should make a movie together…



Does this have some meaning or should i stop taking acid?


#19

^ I actually rented the Order a couple days ago because I wanted to get into watching more Heath Ledger movies, and also bought A Knight’s Tale Ext. Ed this past weekend, and yeah this happens. It’s just weird.


#20

[quote=“GRINDHOUSE”]
^ I actually rented the Order a couple days ago because I wanted to get into watching more Heath Ledger movies, and also bought A Knight’s Tale Ext. Ed this past weekend, and yeah this happens. It’s just weird.
[/quote]

Have you seen Candy (or Two Hands)? I was so looking forward to him contributing to more Australian films. 10 Things I Hate About You was on Cable as part of this “Heath Ledger Tribute” and I watched that. He totally made that film. He was the best thing about it.