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Penn Badgley As Jeff Buckley?

 

We shared with you a while back that James Franco and Robert Pattinson were in a battle to play Jeff Buckley, who rose to fame covering songs like “Hallelujah” before drowning at age 30 in the ’90s. We assumed James Franco would prevail, since he looks so Buckley-esque and also has a…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 17, 2011

Celebrity Casting Couch: Who Will Play Jeff Buckley? And Who Will Be Lara Croft?

It would be more fun if celebrities had to fight to the death for roles. Or maybe casting directors could make them compete in elaborate ropes courses? This week, some very talented celebrities are up for the same roles. James Franco and Robert Pattinson are neck-and-neck for the honor of playing musician Jeff Buckley i…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 11, 2009

Extravagant And Strange Celeb Gifts

David Beckham recently bought Victoria a vineyard in California’s Napa Valley. Apparently the two developed a passion for wine while they were in Spain (which also happens to be when Becks developed a passion for the nanny). But don’t think you’ll be able to go to the liquor store and pick up a bottle of…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 2, 2008

The Daily Hotness: Jeff Buckley

Yeah, we know, Jeff Buckley is sadly deceased. But that didn’t stop his cover of the Leonard Cohen tune “Hallelujah” from going to the top of the iTunes downloads chart this week did it? The song, released originally in 1984, and then re-recorded by Buckley ten years later, was performed by American Idol hopeful Jaso…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 25, 2008

Get Your Rocks Off: The Pierces Playlist For Getting Down & Dirty

The Frisky asked the sister duo behind The Pierces for their picks for “The Top Ten Songs For Getting Down and Dirty”, the first list in our series of music playlists with a sexy twist. Allison and Catherine, who originally hail from Arkansas and recently performed on Gossip Girl, came up with some super climactic…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 18, 2008