Jake's Brokeback auction
Jake Gyllenhaal sold the shirt he wore in Brokeback Mountain on eBay - and made a staggering $101,000. The heartthrob actor put the checked shirt from the gay cowboy drama on the internet auction site earlier this month, with a starting price of $9.99. After more than 150 bids, it was sold to a mystery fan this week. The 25-year-old star is donating the cash to help disadvantaged kids through Variety - The Children's Charity of Southern California. Meanwhile, Jake's co-star Heath Ledger has asked him to be his baby's godfather. The actors got so close shooting the award-winning movie, Heath wanted Jake to be involved in his daughter's life. Jake admitted he was thrilled to be asked to help raise little Matilda, Heath's daughter with partner Michelle Williams. He said: 'Heath and I are best friends now, making the film was very intense for us. 'I'm actually godfather to Heath's daughter Matilda which is an amazing honour.'
Other film news
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New research from Samsung has uncovered the films that the British public wishes they could have seen at the cinema.
Robert Downey Jr has responded with a statement of support after his son was arrested for cocaine possession this week.
Tom Hardy is joining 'The Revenant', an upcoming western headlined by quadruple Oscar nominee Leonardo DiCaprio. The duo previously worked together on Christopher Nolan's sci-fi classic 'Inception'.
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Daniel Day-Lewis has been made a knight amid a particularly starry Queen's Birthday Honours list that also includes a honourary damehood for Angelina Jolie, a Companion of Honour for Dame Maggie Smith and an OBE for Damian Lewis.
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Oscar winning director James Cameron has confirmed that Sigourney Weaver's character from 'Avatar' will return for his trilogy of sequels despite the fact that her character was killed off in the first one.
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After the shock death at 56 of 'Bottom' and 'Drop Dead Fred' star Rik Mayall, his family and co-workers have released statements paying tribute to the celebrated comedy actor.
Tracy Morgan, the comedy star known for his work on '30 Rock', 'Saturday Night Live' and Kevin Smith flick 'Cop Out', has been critically injured in a fatal car crash.
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