Jake Gyllenhaal & Heath Ledger Had Friction Filming Brokeback Mountain

New secrets from the filming of Brokeback Mountain are coming to the surface. During an interview with Empire, director Ang Lee praised Heath Ledger by saying he “was a brilliant young actor. God only knows what he would have achieved later in life. He had so much talent – […]

Jake Gyllenhaal reveals the moment his relationship with Heath Ledger became intimate

Jake Gyllenhaal has once again shared memories from the making of one of his most iconic films, Brokeback Mountain, and the emotional bond he shared with his co-star, Heath Ledger. The 2005 film, directed by Ang Lee, became a sensation thanks to its story of two cowboys in […]

Brokeback Mountain meets Tom of Finland in soaring cold war thriller

Remember the potent chemistry between Jake Gyllenhaal and the late Heath Ledger in 2005’s Brokeback Mountain? Echoes of their brooding, star-crossed love reverberate like planes in the sky in Firebird: a Cold War-set romantic thriller that premiered at BFI FLARE yesterday. Societal homophobia and toxic masculinity are more shared themes […]

Heath Ledger Turned Down Oscar Gig Over Brokeback Mountain Gay Jokes

If there’s one thing the late, great, Oscar-winning acting legend Heath Ledger wasn’t a fan of, it was offensive jokes made at the expense of Ang Lee’s critically-acclaimed gay romance drama Brokeback Mountain.  During a recent interview with Another Man, Ledger’s Brokeback co-star and fellow Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal […]

Jake Gyllenhaal to play closeted gay man – again – in new film based on iconic Broadway musical

Jake Gyllenhaal is set to star as a closeted gay dad in an upcoming film based on Broadway musical Fun Home. The film – which is also being produced by Gyllenhaal’s production company Nine Stories Productions – is based on the 2015 musical which is in […]