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NEWS BRIEFS: Ledger Plays 'Casanova'

Originally posted 03/15/2004 01:00PM

CAST: Australian hunk Heath Ledger, 24, who just finished shooting "The Bothers Grimm" costarring Matt Damon, will play the titular famous lover in "Casanova" for "The Cider House Rules" director Lasse Halstrom, says the Hollywood Reporter. The romance begins shooting in Venice in August. Next up for Ledger is his leading role as the Australian gunslinger in "Ned Kelly," which opens March 26 in limited release. He also is due to star opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in Ang Lee's "Brokeback Mountain," in which they will play cowboy lovers.

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Slater in Stitches Thanks to Wife

Originally posted 11/12/2003 10:00AM

Christian Slater required 20 stitches to the back of his head after his wife, Ryan Haddon, allegedly hurled a drinking glass at him during an argument at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas on Monday, police tell Reuters.

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SLATER A DAD

Originally posted 04/28/1999 12:00AM

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SLATER'S A DAD: PEOPLE DAILY EXCLUSIVE

Originally posted 03/23/1999 12:00AM

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