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Heath Ledger is the Joker -- Empire's Cover Boy

Heath Ledger is the Joker -- Empire's Cover Boy

Heath Ledger as the Joker will grace Empire Magazine‘s January 2008 issue, as revealed by JoBlo.

Empire Magazine has slowly been revealing the same picture (without the distracting text) at their “He is Coming” countdown.

The film also stars Aaron Eckhart as district attorney Harvey Dent/Two-Face, Maggie Gyllenhaal as assistant D.A. Rachel Dawes (formerly played by Katie Holmes), Michael Caine as butler Alfred Pennyworth and Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, the CEO of Wayne Enterprises.

The Dark Knight opens in theaters nationwide on July 18. Bigger cover pic inside…

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  • jelesa

    first!!!

  • Edo

    Wonderful Joker!

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  • joh-anna

    4th

  • http://www.7gfb.com eva

    He did a good job in Brokeback Mountain… I hope he can pull it and impress is in this new role. BUT, there is always a but with HEATH he takes 2 far his fashion tastes, we seen him so many times photographed on the street with some BIZARE clothes. About clothes, fashio… I am sure that many of you love Kylie Minogue, lately she looked like the Grace Kelly but yesterday she was in Paris (the city not inside PARIS HILTON)… and the girl had a stupid haircut http://www.7gfb.com/?p=779 for Kylie, she was just looking dumd. Eva http://www.7gfb.com

  • alex

    hello? aren’t you forgetting someone quite important? like, i don’t know, BATMAN?!?!

    chris bale rocks.

  • ssm

    who cares about Bale and Ledger..its all about Freeman and Gary Oldman.

  • Molly

    HL will ruin this. He looks like Beetlejuice. I hate the fact Maggie Gyllenhaal is Batman’s girlfriend. What does Bats see in her? I hope she dies.

  • yuck

    wrong choice for the Joker

  • quincy

    Maggie Gyllenhaal is in this movie????? THAT SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!

  • Ye

    We Want Zanessa!

  • vicky

    He looks horrible (not his fault of course)

  • carissa

    I like Paul Bettany or Hugo Weaving for the joker part. I dont think Heath can make us forget Jack Nicholson and the thought of Bale making out with Maggie gives me the heebie jeebies.

  • Jan

    I can’t believe they got Maggie Gyllenhaal to play Rachel, I don’t like her at all and might ruin the movie for me! Bale is so hot, I hope there won’t be any kissing scenes between them or else I’ll vomit.

  • Trista

    I like Katie Holmes much better than Mags.

  • ihavenolife

    yikes! scariiieeee clown. :lol: he’ll be great, good actor.

  • ihavenolife

    maggie gyllenhaal may not be pretty but that babe can certainly act. she’ll be great too, definitely a more talented actress than that fake, katie holmes (not even in the same league in terms of acting skills).

  • Wendy

    Im after the movie for Christian Bale not Heath Ledger.

    Katie has it all especially class unlike Maggie who only does pornographic flicks all the time,she is not pretty but the saddest part she is a nasty human being. For me you are worthless if you got a bad personality no matter how ugly and pretty you are.

  • Sebastian

    no one could have played the joker nowadays better than him.

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    Heath is a very talented actor!
    We really don’t care how he’s dressed!
    Only the act!!
    Great!

  • http://tre.gardneryahoo.com tre

    First and foremost, aren’t they foregetting the star of the movie Christian Bale! Shouldn’t he be on the Cover! I don’t understand it!

  • JBM

    When i heard heath was the joker a few years ago i thuoght he wouldnt be able to pull it off. the i got to thinking he ha a great joker smile. And the image they went for looks great, so do all the sound bites of heath.

    Agree Maggs sux!!!!! so does katie holmes.

  • hret5

    @Shirley:
    i loveyou for beilevin in him

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