Our Hearts go out…
Many who knew and worked with Heath Ledger are sending their thoughts and prayers to his family on hearing of his passing….
Mel Gibson, a fellow Australian says, “I had such great hope for him. He was just taking off and to lose his life at such a young age is a tragic loss. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.”
Another Aussie, Nicole Kidman, says: “What a tragedy. My heart goes out to his family.”
James Schamus, CEO of Focus Features and the the producer of Brokeback Mountain “Heath Ledger was a courageous actor, and a great soul. He gave us the gift of sharing his fearless and beautiful love – of his craft, and of all who worked with him – for which all of us will be eternally grateful.”
In a statement issued by Warner Bros., which is producing The Dark Night, Alan Horn, president and chief operating officer of Warner Bros., and Jeff Robinov, president of Warner Bros. Pictures Group, said: “The studio is stunned and devastated by this tragic news. The entertainment community has lost an enormous talent. Heath was a brilliant actor and an exceptional person. Our hearts go out to his family and friends.”