The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

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Meet the New Spider-Man

Andrew Garfield will play Peter Parker in 2012 reboot

(Newser) - Andrew Garfield has been chosen to play Spider-Man in the sequel that will reboot the franchise in 2012, Zap2it reports. Garfield, 26, who appeared most recently in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, beat out actors like Jamie Bell, Logan Lerman, and Josh Hutcherson in a grueling casting process.... More »

Tom Waits Wows Film Critics, Ticks Off His Mom

Singer's turn as Satan causes trouble at home

(Newser) - Tom Waits is 60 years old, but his mom can still get to him. The gravelly-voiced singer plays Satan in Terry Gilliam's latest trippy film, The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, and that isn't going over well with his mother. She's religious, you see. "She's really upset," he says.... More »

Ledger's Last Role: Decent But Unspectacular

(Newser) - Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus made its debut at Cannes to much buzz today, mainly because Heath Ledger died in the midst of filming. Critics say Ledger does nice—if short—work, while the fantasy itself is so-so.
  • Richard Corliss, Time: "Ledger is fine, parading loads of
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Will Americans See Ledger's Last Film?

Distributors aren't exactly fighting over indie Parnassus

(Newser) - Heath Ledger’s highly anticipated last film, the Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, is having an inordinate amount of trouble landing a US distributor, reports Steven Zeitchik in the Hollywood Reporter. Over the summer, Lionsgate, Overture, and others were lining up for the rights, but since then things have hit a... More »

Pals Pony Up for Ledger's Daughter

Actors who completed Ledger's final role hand over pay

(Newser) - Johnny Depp, Jude Law, and Colin Farrell, who banded together to complete Heath Ledger’s final film role, in the The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus, gave their paychecks to his daughter, Matilda, the Sun reports. “They didn’t take money—it goes to Heath’s daughter,” director Terry... More »

Ledger's Last Film Resumes Shooting

Team of Depp, Law, Farrell will pick up where late star left off

(Newser) - Cameras are rolling again on the movie Heath Ledger was filming at the time of his death in January. As expected, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, and Jude Law will complete his role in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Director Terry Gilliam said he's “delighted... More »

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