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Gilliam offers a glimpse at his next

11 February 2008  |  Written by Olly Richards  |  Source: Doctor Parnassus

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They teased us with half of this image last week, but now the full look at the first shot from Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus has been released on the movie's official site.

The film is, of course, now well-known as the last film Heath Ledger worked on before his untimely death. There is still no official news on how the project will continue without him, but the release of the first image is a definite statement of intent to finish and release the film.

The film tells the tale of Dr Parnassus, a travelling showman who has promised his daughter to the devil on her 16th birthday, in exchange for his eternal youth. As that birthday approaches, Parnassus makes a new bet with the devil and promises his daughter's hand to whosoever can help him win it.

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still can't get over his death, doesn't seem real somehow. At the BAFTAs they did that montage thing and ended with a picture of Ledger and even Jonathan Ross looked confused and saddened by it all. I hope they leave his scenes in. Maybe it could be like a reflection in a mirror or a brief glimpse of him somewhere, just as a tribute? More

Posted by TufnellStHubbins at 09:04 on 12 February 2008 | Report This Post

Christian Bale??
Do you think that Bale could replace Ledger?? More

Posted by TheHunkIsSprunk at 07:16 on 12 February 2008 | Report This Post

Im happy to this project continue, I think the plot is amazing, the whole deal wit the devil thing. Just wondering who they are going 2 move foward without Ledger. More

Posted by H is the greatest at 20:30 on 11 February 2008 | Report This Post

re: link...
Cheers for the heads up. More

Posted by hypnotoad at 12:52 on 11 February 2008 | Report This Post

just click on the bit that says 'source: doctor parnassus' under the headline, it'll take you to the site... More

Posted by magnusbarfod at 10:57 on 11 February 2008 | Report This Post

re: No link
yep, annoying. link it up please! More

Posted by Drusilla at 10:09 on 11 February 2008 | Report This Post

No link
The link is not working dude or are you messing with are heads. I do hope that they intend to finish this, i hope that they go down the Johnny Depp route after Heath falls through the mirror...... More

Posted by hypnotoad at 09:50 on 11 February 2008 | Report This Post

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