Sunday, January 13, 2013
The Two Jokers
When it comes to Jokers, here are my two favorite actors who I feel portrayed this villain the best. I'm not sure if Jack Nicholson would care for this photo since it was reported back in 2007 that he was furious that he wasn't even approached for the role in "The Dark Knight."
Heath Ledger on the other hand thought that he had landed a dream come true to act the part of this demanding role as The Joker. Many feel that Heath let his character consumed him. He couldn't sleep at night and the aide of prescription drugs weren't helping him. Sadly, this nightmare only ended with his death.
Jack Nicholson, who played the Joker in 1989 - and who was furious he wasn't consulted about the creepy role - offered a cryptic comment when told Ledger was dead.
"Well," Nicholson told reporters in London early Wednesday, "I warned him."
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/jack-nicholson-warned-heath-ledger-joker-role-article-1.340786#ixzz2HrIasrVt