Jeff Buckley biopic finally going ahead

Details for the long-gestating Jeff Buckley biopic are finally being solidified.

A biopic of the late Jeff Buckley's life was first being talked about in 2006 with young director Brian Jun at the helm. Now Deadline New York reveals that the project is picking up steam again after director Jake Scott came on board.

The British director has produced music videos for Oasis, U2, Radiohead, R.E.M, Soundgarden, and made two feature films ' 1999's Plunkett and MacLeane and 2010's Welcome To The Rileys.

Scott will be working from a script by Ryan Jaffe, who penned the 2008 Rainn Wilson comedy The Rocker. Buckley's mother Mary Guibert validates the film as exec producer, with Michelle Sy and Orian Williams as producers.

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