The Dark Knight Rumor: Film Edited Due to Heath Ledger's Death

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Cinema Blend has published an interesting rumor regarding The Dark Knight.

According to that movie site, a scene has been deleted from the next Batman installment because it too closely reflects the unfortunate passing of star Heath Ledger.

Reportedly, the scene involves The Joker pretending to be dead, photographed in a body bag.

The Joker Picture

If this rumor is true, we think it's a mistake by producers. The Joker was Ledger's final performance. The best way to honor the actor is to showcase the role in its entirety. Don't panic and cater to overly sensitive, misguided, politically correct-minded people who can't differentiate between reality and fiction.

What do you think? Should The Dark Knight be edited down due to Ledger's death?

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The Dark Knight Quotes

Because he's the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now...and so we'll hunt him, because he can take it. Because he's not a hero. He's a silent guardian, a watchful protector...a dark knight.

Lt. James Gordon

Wanna know how I got these scars? My father was....a drinker. And a fiend. And one night he goes off crazier than usual. Mommy gets the kitchen knife to defend herself. He doesn't like that. Not. One. Bit. So, me watching, he takes the knife to her, laughing while he does it. Turns to me and he says "Why so serious?" Comes at me with the knife,"Why so serious?" He sticks the blade in my mouth. "Lets put a smile on that face!" And..... Why so serious?

The Joker