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2009-03-20 22:35:00

The Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan's older brother, Matthew Francis Nolan, has been arrested in Chicago on murder and kidnapping charges.

2009-03-10 15:50:06

A 19-year-old Swedish woman said the country's National Tax Agency has rejected her application to change her middle name to Dark Knight. Sofia Englundh, 19, from the Stockholm suburb of Vallingby, said the board blocked her attempt to rename herself Sophia Dark Knight after last year's Batman film The Dark Knight, which earned a posthumous Oscar for actor Heath Ledger, The Local reported Tuesday. I love the film and the actors, Christian Bale and Heath Ledger, Sofia Englundh said.Also I...

2009-02-21 12:19:55

The total worldwide revenues for the U.S. blockbuster movie The Dark Knight have surpassed $1 billion, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. says. The U.S.

2009-02-17 15:06:46

A Florida judge has tossed charges against a man who refused orders from police to remove his custom-made Batman mask. The judge dismissed the two misdemeanor charges against Walsh Ian Nichols and ordered Tampa, Fla., police to return his Batman cowl, The Tampa Tribune reported Tuesday. Nichols had been charged with wearing a mask in public after he was arrested while eating sushi outside of a club in Tampa's Tbor City neighborhood.

2009-02-13 22:32:00

The Dark Knight filmmaker Christopher Nolan is to direct and produce Inception, a science-fiction action flick he also penned, Variety.com reported. Nolan's other films include Memento, Insomnia and Batman Begins. Variety.com said Warner Bros., the studio that backed Nolan's two Batman blockbusters,

2009-02-03 14:46:51

A recording of Welsh-born actor Christian Bale losing his temper while working on a movie has been set to various types of music on YouTube. Audio of Bale shouting and cursing at the director of photography on the set of Terminator: Salvation last summer hit the Internet this week and MTV.com said the tirade soon became the basis for an artist named RevoLucian's catchy Bale Out -- RevoLucian's Christian Bale Remix on YouTube. As of Tuesday afternoon, the track had gotten more than 110,000 hits.

2009-01-22 10:21:07

Hollywood's acclaimed Batman adventure, The Dark Knight, is being re-released into more than 100 IMAX theaters, said IMAX Corp. and Warner Bros. Late Australian actor Heath Ledger was nominated for the best supporting actor Oscar for his portrayal of the villainous Joker in The Dark Knight.

2009-01-20 16:27:26

Film actor Val Kilmer says he is considering running for the office of governor in New Mexico, where he owns a ranch. The 49-year-old actor -- who is known for his roles in the movies Real Genius, Top Gun, The Doors, Batman Forever, Tombstone and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang -- told The Hill he might run after current Gov.

2009-01-13 09:30:05

Heath Ledger's mother says the Golden Globe the late Australian actor won Sunday will be given to his 3-year-old daughter, Matilda. Ledger, who died in January 2008 at the age of 28, posthumously won the prize for best supporting actor for his portrayal of the evil Joker in the latest Batman adventure, The Dark Knight.

2009-01-11 22:40:13

Late Australian actor Heath Ledger won the Golden Globe for best supporting actor in a film in Beverly Hills, Calif., Sunday night. Ledger, who died last January at age 28 from an accidental prescription drug overdose, earned the Globe for his portrayal of the malevolent Joker in the latest Batman adventure, The Dark Knight. All of us who worked with Heath on 'The Dark Knight' accept this with an awful mixture of sadness and incredible pride, the movie's director, Chris Nolan, said as he took...

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