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Neal Adams, Comic Book Artist Who Revitalized Batman and Fought for Creators’ Rights, Dies at 80

Neal Adams, the legendary comic book artist who reinvigorated Batman and other superheroes with his photorealistic stylings and championed the rights of creators, has died. He was 80. Adams died Thursday in New York of complications from sepsis, his wife, Marilyn Adams, told The Hollywood Reporter. Adams jolted the world of comic books in the late 1960s and […]

Chris Hemsworth, Jacki Weaver, Alia Shawkat to Judge Heath Ledger Scholarship

Chris Hemsworth, Jacki Weaver, Alia Shawkat, Total Control director Rachel Perkins and casting director Nina Gold (Solo: A Star Wars Story) are set to judge the Heath Ledger Scholarship, Australians in Film revealed Wednesday. Gregor Jordan, who directed Ledger in Two Hands and Ned Kelly and was a longtime friend of the late actor, will […]

Critic’s Notebook: The Joker’s Unsettling Journey From Campy Villain to Serial Killer

As embodied by Joaquin Phoenix, the title figure of Todd Phillips’ new film 'Joker' differs from the Cesar Romero, Jack Nicholson and Heath Ledger interpretations in crucial and unsettling ways.

‘Stranger Things’ Casting Director Still Searching for Talent for “Challenging” Season 3

'Stranger Things' casting director Carmen Cuba is still looking for talent for the third season of the Netflix series, she told The Hollywood Reporter at the 10th Annual Australians in Film Heath Ledger Scholarship dinner on Thursday night.

Michael Jai White Explains Gambol’s Bizarre Death Scene in ‘The Dark Knight’

Michael Jai White finally clears up the confusion over Gambol's death in 'The Dark Knight' and talks about his time with Heath Ledger to commemorate the film's 10th anniversary.

Heath Ledger Documentary Trailer Previews Footage Shot by Late Actor

“He wanted fame — and then when he got it, he didn’t want it."

‘Joker vs. Joker’ Is the Fan Film That’ll Put a Smile on That Face

"He was really nervous and didn't want to do it. How can you do that role justice?" asks co-director Hisonni Johnson.

Making the Joker: Heath Ledger and Jared Leto’s Makeup Artists on the Job of a Lifetime

"You can only hope in some small way to help his performance" says 'The Dark Knight' makeup artist John Caglione.

Heath Ledger’s Dad Reveals Where He Keeps the ‘Dark Knight’ Oscar

Heath's daughter will ultimately receive the statuette, which is currently part of a collection at the Western Australian Museum in Perth that spotlights the late actor: "At the end of the day, everything is there for Matilda, and when she can take possession of it, it's all hers."

20 Movies to Get You in a Summer Mood

To mark the official kickoff of the season, THR looks back at memorable films featuring childhood fun in the sun, the beach, summer romance and road trips.

Heath Ledger Scholarship Given to Rising Australian Actor Matt Levett

The star of indie film 'Drown' will be based in L.A. for two years under the scholarship program.

10 Jokers That Led to Jared Leto’s ‘Suicide Squad’ Look

From the 1940s original through to today's 'Batman' comic books, revisit 75 years of the Clown Prince of Crime.