Jake Gyllenhaal Says Heath Ledger ''Refused'' to Participate in Brokeback Mountain Oscars ''Joke''

Published on Apr 07, 2020

Jake Gyllenhaal Says Heath Ledger ''Refused'' to Participate in Brokeback Mountain Oscars ''Joke''

Jake Gyllenhaal has said in the past that Brokeback Mountain, which he starred alongside the late actor Heath Ledger, is one of the movies of his he can't bring himself to watch. "There are things you're chosen for—a quality, an essence—and [Ang Lee] did that," the 39-year-old shared in a recent interview with Another Man magazine. "And it's still a mystery to me. And something that Heath and I shared: that it was a mystery to us at the time," Gyllenhaal also shared that the late actor refused to present at the 2007 Academy Awards over a joke that involved their respective character's romantic relationship in the...

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