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Hugh Jackman Creates New Comic Book Series

March 26th, 2008 3:45pm EDT
Hugh Jackman
X-Men star Hugh Jackman is set to go from comic book character to comic book creator after teaming up with screenwriter Marc Guggenheim for a new sci-fi thriller. The Aussie actor, who plays Wolverine in the X-Men films and is currently reprising the hairy character in a spin-off movie, has developed a new series for Virgin Comics, called "Nowhere Man."

The project is a joint venture between Jackman and Guggenheim, who adapted the Wolverine story for the big screen.

Details of "Nowhere Man" are being kept secret, but Virgin Comics officials describe the story as "a sci-fi odyssey ...
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Deepak Chopra Recalls Last Chat With Heath Ledger

January 30th, 2008 11:16am EST
Heath Ledger
Late actor Heath Ledger was tired and "a little depressed" the day before he died, according to acclaimed author Deepak Chopra. Chopra spoke to Ledger on January 21 and recalls the Australian movie star was upset that he hadn't seen his two-year-old daughter, Matilda, for a while.

The writer told People.com, "He was a little depressed about not having seen his daughter. It was like, 'I'm missing my girl...' He hadn't seen her over the holidays, he mentioned that."

Chopra also remembers Ledger was shattered after shooting scenes in new movie The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus in...
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Shekhar Kapur: 'Ledger Wanted Me To Wake Him Up'

January 24th, 2008 9:24am EST
Shekhar Kapur
Heath Ledger made director pal Shekhar Kapur promise to wake him up just hours before he is believed to have taken a fatal drug overdose. Ledger, 28, was found dead in his New York apartment on Tuesday afternoon.

Filmmaker Kapur had just arrived in New York from London when he phoned Ledger on Monday evening to arrange a meeting. And he recalls how the Brokeback Mountain star talked him into giving him a wake up call the next morning.

Kapur says, "I last spoke to him the night before he died. He said he could not see me that night but really wanted to meet me the next day. He ma...
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