Terry Gilliam talks Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight

As part of Terry Gilliam's amazing guest-editorship of this here website, we spoke to him about his incredible career for a very special new video strand called Career In 40 Minutes.

What you might not know is Gilliam was working closely with Heath Ledger while the actor was filming The Dark Knight .

To hear several stories Gilliam heard from Ledger during the making of The Dark Knight , click below - we've handily provided a chapter link to that section of the video.

Then, go back, and watch the thing from the start.

You'll hear Terry talk about all of his incredible films, as well as more on Heath Ledger, the Watchmen controversy, mentoring Quentin Tarantino, the time he nearly directed Harry Potter, and so much more.

But anyway, here's Terry on The Dark Knight . Enjoy!

The Zero Theorem, his great new film (opens in new tab) , is in cinemas Friday.

Sam Ashurst is a London-based film maker, journalist, and podcast host. He's the director of Frankenstein's Creature, A Little More Flesh + A Little More Flesh 2, and co-hosts the Arrow Podcast. His words have appeared on HuffPost, MSN, The Independent, Yahoo, Cosmopolitan, and many more, as well as of course for us here at GamesRadar+.