Sorry, Hollywood screenwriters. Sometimes the best lines in films AREN’T the ones you wrote down in the script!
In fact, some of the most famous scenes in movies are completely improvised on the set! An actor will do or say something that just feels right and…
Like Heath Ledger in his posthumous Oscar-winning role as The Joker in The Dark Knight. No one instructed Heath to applaud like he did while Commissioner Gordon’s promotion was announced at Gotham’s Police Headquarters. But Heath gave director Christopher Nolan a take with a slow clap that was just too good (and evil) not to use!
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