At first, Jeff Bridges turned down the role of Bad Blake in “Crazy Heart.” He felt that a movie like that deserved to have music in it, which was something that it lacked, but when everything finally came together and T-Bone Burnett and Stephen Bruton wrote the songs, he took on the role and garnered a Golden Globe nomination.
NYGossipGirl recently sat down with the actor who talked about the challenges of the role and the Oscar buzz the film is getting.
“This movie was presented to me when I was in the middle of something else,” said Bridges. “It takes me away from my wife and everything else. Finally, when things came into place, a year after, T Bone fell in place and I was there.”
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