Ledger-Directed Music Vid Drops Tomorrow

By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff

Posted Aug 3, 2009 7:55 PM CDT

(Newser) – An animated music video directed by the late Heath Ledger premieres tomorrow online, the band Modest Mouse writes on its MySpace page. Ledger’s “brave and unapologetic” idea for King Rat, “fully conceived down to the last detail but unfinished” at his 2008 death, was seen through by The Masses, a production company in which he was a partner, NME reports.

Heath Ledger is shown in a scene from "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus."   (AP Photo)
Heath Ledger is seen in a 2007 photo.   (AP Photo)
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Always one to operate from his heart and take a stand for what he cared deeply about, Heath's intention was to raise awareness on modern whaling practices through a potent visual piece without having to say a word. - Modest Mouse

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