Aaron Eckhart is certain Heath Ledger will get Oscar nod

January 10th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): American actor Aaron Eckhart has revealed that he is positive that his late Dark Knight co-star Heath Ledger will be given the Oscar nod on January 22.

Ledger played The Joker in the movie, and was posthumously nominated for the role.

I do. I don”t know why I do, US magazine quoted him as saying at the Critics” Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California.

I totally have no say whatsoever, but I do believe Heath is deserving of a nomination. I think he took a well-known character in movie history and made it his own and really resonated with the people.

It would be wonderful for Chris Nolan and for Heath Ledger.

I think they are absolutely deserving. I think the movie runs deep and it has Oscar merit to it. I wouldnt say it if I didnt think so.

Its a great script and I think people get out of the movie much more than an ordinary comic book movie, so well see, he added. (ANI)

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