"I am shocked over this.... He was very smart, an old soul. He was a charming man, direct. Most of the time he had to be the straight guy in the story; I think he wanted to goof around. He was really a funny guy. He could really control his body. He was very athletic. I just recently wrote him an e-mail to ask him if I could send him a script."
-- Lasse Hallstrom, who directed Ledger in the 2005 film "Casanova"