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Jake Scott to Direct Feature Based on Late Musician.s Life


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Los Angeles, CA (August 15Th, 2011) - Actor/singer-songwriter Reeve Carney (Broadway.s Spiderman: Turn off the Dark) has been cast as Jeff Buckley in the forthcoming .Untitled Jeff Buckley” film, it was announced today by the filmmakers. To be directed by Jake Scott (Welcome to the Rileys), and written by Ryan Jaffe (story by, The Rocker), the filmmakers hold a robust rights package that includes the exclusive rights to Jeff’s music and personal archives, and is fully supported by Buckley.s mother, Mary Guibert, who serves as executive producer. Michelle Sy (Finding Neverland) and Orian Williams (Control) are producing, with Alison Raykovich (Jeff Buckley Music) serving as associate producer. Producers are currently out to additional cast for the project.

The film will chronicle the life of Buckley, one of the most critically acclaimed musical artists of his time, »

- Michelle McCue

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