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"I'm not supposed to be talking about this with you. This is not something that is supposed to be happening right now," musician Ben Harper says at the beginning of the new Spike TV documentary I Am Heath Ledger. "Some people are just bigger than the world has room for."
Harper, a close friend of the actor who died in 2008 of an accidental drug overdose, is one of several friends, peers and family members who discuss both the actor's singular talents and constant search for adventure and creative pursuits. The poignant film, »
Shekhar Kapur, the director such films as Elizabeth and its sequel Elizabeth: The Golden Age as well as The Four Feathers and Bandit Queen will helm the planned authorised Bruce Lee biopic, Little Dragon.
The news comes via Variety who report that the story is a contemporary dramatisation of the 1950s Hong Kong social and political forces that shaped Bruce Lee into both the most famous martial arts star of all time and a significant modern day philosopher.
Pre=production has already kicked-off for a planned July shoot.
- Paul Heath
Nine years after Heath Ledger’s death, members of his inner circle share memories of his zest for life and his troubled final days. Subscribe now for the emotional new details and never-before-seen photos — only in People.
Heath Ledger was a young superstar and father grappling with the pressures of fame and a recent breakup when he retreated to his New York City apartment in January 2008 to try and get some rest and recuperate from an illness he couldn’t shake.
Despite warnings from friends and family about mixing sleeping pills with prescription medications, the 28-year-old Brokeback Mountain star was found dead on Jan. »
- Liz McNeil and Kathy Ehrich Dowd
3 items from 2017
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