When it was announced in April that the late Jeff Buckley would be getting a biopic, the inevitable question arose: who would be playing the iconic singer? We tried to answer that question, however, none of our picks ended up making the cut. The man who will actually be stepping into Buckley's shoes is Penn Badgley from 'Gossip Girl.'

Since his tagic death in 1997, Jeff Buckley has become one of the most beloved singers of all time despite having only one proper album, 'Grace,' to his name which has since sold millions of copies worldwide.

Hit the jump to see more details on the upcoming film and why the studio ended up choosing Badgley.
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