Nicholson a true Yankee at heart
Issue date: 7/31/09 Section: Sports
Jack Nicholson, the well-acclaimed movie star, director, producer, and Los Angeles Lakers and New York Yankees aficionado, is currently on campus filming a James L. Brooks movie with Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd and Owen Wilson at The Armory.
However, during his time off, Nicholson went to Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia to watch the Phillies take on the Chicago Cubs July 21.
And it was no surprise to anyone in attendance that Nicholson was sporting his Yankees hat.
His hat certainly caught the attention of the Philly Phanatic, who wearing a Batman costume, began to mock Nicholson, known for his former role as "the Joker" in the 1989 film "Batman."
Nicholson has won three Oscars and also been nominated for a 12 Academy Awards - the record for a male actor.
More recently he held prominent roles in "The Bucket List" (2007) and "The Departed" (2006).
Currently, no release date is set for the movie, which at this point is untitled.
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