Eric Roberts Remembers Working With ‘Candy’ Heath Ledger on ‘The Darkish Knight’

Nothing however reward. Eric Roberts mirrored on his constructive expertise working alongside late actor Heath Ledger in 2008’s The Darkish Knight.

“I’d been informed earlier than I met Heath, ‘He’s so into character. Oh, my God, he’s so into character. You may’t method him, blah, blah, blah,’” Roberts, who performed Sal Maroni within the acclaimed flick, informed Us Weekly solely earlier this month whereas selling his stepdaughter Morgan Simons’ Pi BakeShop and stepson Keaton Simons’ music. “I obtained on the set with him and he was great. He was candy. He was approachable. He was variety. He was ready. He was humorous. In reality, I had a number of scenes with him.”

Eric Roberts Recalls Working With Sweet Heath Ledger Dark Knight
Eric Roberts and Heath Ledger in ‘The Darkish Knight’. YouTube; Warner Bros/Dc Comics/Kobal/Shutterstock

Ledger died in January 2008 because of an unintended overdose. He shared daughter Matilda, now 14, with ex Michelle Williams.

In Christopher Nolan’s Darkish Knight, the Australian actor appeared because the Joker reverse Christian Bale’s Bruce Wayne/Batman. His efforts have been acknowledged with a Golden Globe and Academy Award win. The motion movie served as Ledger’s last performing function.

Eric Roberts Recalls Working With Sweet Heath Ledger Dark Knight
Heath Ledger in ‘The Darkish Knight’. Warner Bros/Dc Comics/Kobal/Shutterstock

Chatting with Us, the 64-year-old Better of the Greatest actor famous what a “loss” it was when the Brokeback Mountain star died. Roberts added that he believes Ledger’s daughter Matilda will see her father’s work in The Darkish Knight “someday,” stating that the movie is “a part of his legacy.”

After Ledger’s passing, Bale, 46, performed Batman as soon as extra earlier than passing the baton over to Ben Affleck. Nevertheless, the 47-year-old Means Again star stepped down from the coveted half early final 12 months. Robert Pattinson is the following actor set to sort out the twin function.

Roberts believes that Pattinson, 34, can be “great” and “likable” because the caped crusader. “He can be heroic. He can be good-looking. He would be the Batman,” the Runaway Practice actor informed Us. “I’ve infinite religion in him.”

Eric Roberts Recalls Working With Sweet Heath Ledger Dark Knight
Eric Roberts on the movie premiere of ‘The Irishman’ on October 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Rob Latour/Shutterstock

Apart from his ideas on Ledger and the way forward for Batman onscreen, Roberts opened up about streaming stepson Keaton’s music and famous the advantages of his stepdaughter Morgan’s Pi BakeShop through the coronavirus quarantine.

“All people’s having points about groceries, besides me, as a result of I’ve an in. I’ve a cheat,” he mentioned of Morgan’s firm. “I’ve, run by stepdaughter, owned by my stepdaughter and I name her for meals. So it’s improbable.”

With reporting by Marc Lupo

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