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Video: Christian Bale Gets Emotional After Watching Heath Ledger in 'Dark Knight'

June 4, 2012 (8:51 am) GMT
The lead actor, who once shared screen with the Joker depicter, appears to get choked up when remembering his late co-star after 'The Dark Knight Rises' footage is screened.
Video: Christian Bale Gets Emotional After Watching Heath Ledger in 'Dark Knight'

The screening of "" latest footage at the 2012 MTV Movie Awards Christian took an unexpectedly emotional turn. , who shared screen with in 2008's "", got emotional after watching the late actor as a Joker in the montage.

"Wow, great to remember Heath at that moment. Wonderful to see Heath Ledger there," the Bruce Wayne/Batman depicter said before lowering his head. He presented the sneak peek along with his two co-stars and . Director Christopher Nolan later joined the three stars on stage.

"Every great story demands a great ending and The Dark Knight Rises is our best possible attempt to put a great ending to this story on screen," the helmer said.



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