Excerpt From Heath Ledger’s The Dark Knight Joker Diary Revealed


An excerpt from the legendary diary that the late actor created in preparation for his quintessential characterization of The Clown Prince Of Crime has been made public. Check out this clip from a German documentary, Too Young To Die. Kim Ledger, his father, speaks.

The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed, produced, and co-written by Christopher Nolan. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the second part of Nolan’s Batman film series and a sequel to 2005’s Batman Begins. Christian Bale reprises the lead role of Bruce Wayne/Batman, with a returning cast of Michael Caine as Alfred Pennyworth, Gary Oldman as James Gordon and Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox. The film introduces the character of Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Gotham’s newly elected District Attorney and the consort of Bruce Wayne’s childhood friend Rachel Dawes (Maggie Gyllenhaal), who joins Batman and the police in combating the new rising threat of a criminal mastermind calling himself “The Joker” (Heath Ledger).

Here’s my favorite scene from The Dark Knight as it pretty much sums it up.

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