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Robert Pattinson Wants To Bite Into The Role Of Jeff Buckley Film

VAMPIRE heartthrob Robert Pattinson is looking to get his teeth into a challenging new role as folk legend Jeff Buckley . The brooding 24-year-old British actor wants to put bloodsucker Edward Cullen behind him when the Twilight saga comes to an end and has set his heart on depicting his musical idol. Buckley drowned in 1997 in Memphis, Tennessee, aged 30 and immediately became a cult figure.  “Rob is obsessed with this project and is doing everything he can to land the part. “He has already told his business team this is his passion and they agree it could be the film that makes him a legitimate Oscar contender.” The film’s producer Michelle Sy said: “I’ve met actors who are keen on the part and Robert was one.” Robert Pattinson will play Jeff Buckley His main rival for the role is thought to be the American actor James Franco , who will co-host the Oscars next month. Other actors tipped to take Buckley’s role include James Marsden , who played Cyclops in the X-Men films,