The late Heath Ledger's final performance, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, is scheduled to hit theaters on October 16th.
The trailer was just released, and as with almost all of Ledger's movies, it looks phenomenal.
Ledger had shot more than 45 percent of his role as Tony, who joins a fantastical theater ensemble led by the immortal Parnassus and his mirror, before dying suddenly due to an accidental drug overdose.
"He finished almost everything on this side of the mirror," director Terry Gilliam said. "What he didn't do was what was on the other side of the mirror."
Instead of canning the project, they decided to have other actors portray the character of Tony, changing his appearance as he travels through the mirror. Gilliam called some of Ledger's friends to see if they'd join the cast. That's how Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law found their way into Doctor Parnassus.
I personally think that it was in good taste to keep the film going. I think it honors Heath as an actor.
What do you think? Do you think the movie should have been cancelled due to Heath's passing mid-production or is it a way of memoralizing him?