Nine years after his death, the documentary ‘I Am Heath Ledger’ will premiere April 23 at the New York Tribeca Film Festival. You can watch it on Spike TV May 17th.
Among the information in the movie: Heath turned down the Spider-Man role that eventually went to Tobey Maguire. Have you ever wondered why Heath’s character ‘The Joker’ character licked his lips so much? It was to keep his scarred mouth prosthetic in place. The Joker’s licking of his lips became a character trait in ‘The Dark Knight’.