So (Un)Real: Jeff Buckley Goes Hollywood
It appears that there are now two competing Jeff Buckley biopics in the works. The first announcement came in April when music video director Jake Scott was signed to direct an untitled project about the late singer/songwriter. The project received the blessing of the Jeff Buckley estate, with Jeff's mother, Mary Guibert, on as executive producer. In addition to all inclusive music rights, the project also acquired the rights to the 2001 David Browne biography, Dream Brother: The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley.
Today, there was a big announcement that actor Penn Badgley had landed the role of Jeff Buckley for another film titled "Greetings from Tim Buckley." This project, helmed by Dan Algrant, has backing from the Tim Buckley estate. Its logline reads:
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