Penn Badgley Confirmed to Play Jeff Buckley in Biopic
The movie — which is not the same project as the film being produced by Buckley’s mother — will focus on Jeff Buckley’s relationship with his father and look at the events leading up to the tribute concert he played for his dad in 1991.
Penn Badgley expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to Deadline.
“To play a man who was singularly gifted as an artist, greatly misunderstood and mythologized as a human being… It’s something very special and sacred. I’m going to give all I can to this project.”
Shooting is expected to begin this August in New York City.
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