\"Robert

Robert Pattinson loses out on Jeff Buckley role to ‘Spider Man’ star Reeve Carney

Robert Pattinson loses out on Jeff Buckley role to ‘Spider Man’ star Reeve Carney

\"Robert

Robert Pattinson loses out on Jeff Buckley role to ‘Spider Man’ star Reeve Carney

Robert Pattinson lost out of the role of Jeff Buckley to Spiderman’s Reeve Carney, it has emerged.

Pattinson has expressed an interest in playing the part of the famous singer, but lost out to the rising star of the Broadway production Spiderman: Turn out the Lights.

The producers of the untitled Buckley film had previously told E! News “Rob has expressed interest in the project and we did meet with him. There are some actors who make sense, but it’s easier to believe when it’s more of an unknown. We’re exploring all options, everyone from big name actors to newcomers to musicians.”

Buckley’s life is the topic for two new films with Gossip Girl's Penn Badgley playing the protagonist’s role for the first movie and Carney stepping in for the second part.
________________________

Read more:

Robert Pattinson: Top ten ‘Twilight’ reveals from Comic Con

Top ten Robert Pattinson quotes

Robert Pattinson dropped from Jeff Buckley role - Gossip girl star Penn Badgley nabs part
________________________

Jeff’s mother Mary Guibert told E! News: “We are over the moon that Reeve has agreed to take on this challenging role”.

“He’s been getting ready for this all his life. It certainly doesn’t hurt that he looks so much like Jeff.”

The films director Jake Scott, shared Guibert’s glee: "we are excited to have found in Reeve the perfect combination of musical prodigy, impish charm, innate intelligence and sensitivity to play Jeff."

COMMENTS

Log in with your social accounts:

Or, log in with your IrishCentral account:

Forgot your password ?

Don't have an account yet? Register now !

Join IrishCentral with your social accounts:


Already have an account ?

Or, sign up for an IrishCentral account below:

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


Make sure we gathered the correct information from you

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


You already have an account on IrishCentral! Please confirm you're the owner.


Our new policy requires our users to save a first and last name. Please update your account: