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

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

See, I'm a man of simple tastes. I like gunpowder...and dynamite...and gasoline! Do you know what all of these things have in common? They're cheap!

The Joker