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Reeve Carney: Jeff Buckley in Biopic!

Reeve Carney: Jeff Buckley in Biopic!

Reeve Carney has landed the coveted role of Jeff Buckley in an upcoming biopic, JustJared.com can confirm.

The 28-year-old Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark actor will play the late singer, who died tragically at the age of 30 in a drowning accident.

Production will begin in New York and Memphis in November. The biopic’s filmmakers own the exclusive rights to Jeff‘s music and personal archives…and Jeff’s mother, Mary Guibert, has given her full support to the project.

FYI: There are multiple projects about Jeff in the works – Penn Badgley will play him in another film.

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17 Comments

# 1
Katarzyna Nowak @ 08/16/2011 at 1:34 pm

Never heard of this actor. Straight to DVD.

# 2

Who is he???

# 3
Mllllllef @ 08/16/2011 at 1:47 pm

Wow he looks like him so much…I’m not even sure who the picture represents.

# 4

i’m happy with the choice glad it was not rob p he is a terrible actor

# 6
MangerBouger @ 08/16/2011 at 2:03 pm

@Mllllllef: I had the same reaction: is it an official pic of the upcoming movie? Indeed, the actor definitely does look like Buckley.

# 7

YES! thousand times yes! ;)
all the wait was worth it.
can’t wait to see it now!

# 8

@clamity:

IA
One of the shittiest and most overrated actor ever

# 9

perfect casting- he looks and sounds just like him

@Mllllllef:

omg google this guy. he wears eyeliner and looks nothing like him! this is such a mistake!

@Mllllllef:

omg google this guy. he wears eyeliner and looks nothing like him! this is such a mistake!

he sounds like a thousand songbirds drowning (perhaps the only loose connection with Buckley)

Justsaying @ 08/16/2011 at 5:15 pm

So happy they’re making a film about Jeff Buckley’s life, he was such a talented musician, a great loss.

I reckon James Franco would be GREAT as Jeff :((

Wow. This guys looks amazingly like Jeff, At least in this shot. I just am opposed to a movie being done at all. Jeff was a shy, private artist who never sought the spotlight. In fact it made him shrink. I don’t think he’d want his life put out there. I regret his mother has agreed. I guess she knew it was inevitable.

Guy not guys. Jeez.

I love Robert Pattinson but i’m glad he didnt get a role for this movie. I wanted it to be an unknown actor. I’m sooo looking forward to this movie.

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