Monday, November 05, 2007

Joker-Mania Continues

Don't bother reading the NY Times piece about Heath Ledger. It's a lot of talk about the new Bob Dylan biopic – in which Ledger and five other actors portray the "singer" – but distilled all the bits in which Ledger talks about his upcoming role as The Joker in THE DARK KNIGHT.

Speaking of The Joker and THE DARK KNIGHT, kudos to Warner Bros. and the brains behind the film's viral marketing campaign. Last week fans scrambled to decode the message left by The Clown Prince of Crime and once they did they were treated to another shot of Ledger as a seriously sinister-looking arch villain for old Bats.

Now, check out – the site features hordes of fans dressed up like Ledger's villainous character, posing in and around major metropolitan cities. Here's hoping the flick lives up to the hype that's building...

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