Courtney Love 'Isn't Involved' In Cobain Film

Despite finding Brett Morgen to direct the film, Love "isn't involved in the project in any capacity" according to the director himself.

Courtney Love 'Isn't Involved' In Cobain Film
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After confirming production of a new film about Kurt Cobain, its director Brett Morgen has revealed that Courtney Love has nothing to do with the project, despite hiring him in the first place. Love initially made contact with the director in 2007 after seeing his film "The Kid Stays in the Picture", believing he had the right vision and passion to bring Kurt's story to the big screen. Now Morgen reveals that he agreed to work on the project, but effectively side-stepped Love and went straight to the managers of the Kurt Cobain estate. "Since [2007], I have been speaking exclusively with Kurt Cobain's estate, who have given me their full cooperation in order to make the film. Courtney isn't currently involved with the project in any capacity," he said (via EW). Morgen adds that he and the Cobain estate will release more information about the film in the coming weeks. Production will start in the next few months, and they aim to release it in 2014. Love could be wishing that she hadn't sold so many rights to her late husband's music, but with years of legal fees she may have been left with no choice. Would you prefer that she was involved in the project, or will it benefit the film to keep the production team separate? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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    Hydra150
    Master31
    uhh... i care as a dedicated-long-time nirvana fan that a money-hungry crack ***** isn't going to **** up the biography of one of the most famous guitarists/frontmen of all time
    IrishConnor1994
    She's not involved, just making money off it.
    hotdogs585
    LONG LIVE COURTNEY LOVE! That woman is amazing. I think Kurt Cobain's wife should have a say in this movie. She knew him better than anyone else ever did.
    RitchieRamone
    Bad troll.
    BleachedNirvana
    Someone cant like Courtney Love without being a troll?
    theboss123
    Nope. She murdered him.
    hotdogs585
    The people who say that are very misguided. She has done some bad things in her life no doubt about it but calling her a murderer?? a bit much. Cobain was always suicidal, I'm not judging him for that but it's always been present in his journals and lyrics. I was obviously trolling knowing that everybody hates Courtney Love but I do think Hole was a great band and find Courtney interesting. I don't know her on a personal level so I can't judge her on any other level and neither should anyone else. Whatever all the other celebrities say is just hearsay.
    JAHellraiser
    Look for UG's next article on this, titled "Cobain movie gains support from fans after news that Love is not involved"
    Vicryl 2.0
    and then "Courtney Love will file a lawsuit on the filmmakers for damaging her already damaged reputation"
    rockfreak611
    that's because it ends with her killing kurt, right? (oh man, i hope so)
    J...Out
    Only a retard would beliee she killed him
    kik0729
    Only a retard would write beliee while calling someone else a retard.
    theboss123
    Well, i bring to you this little fact. He was found loaded up with heroin in his system. How does one pull the trigger of a shotgun, and manage to hold onto it after your brains have been blown out, while doped up on heroin? She killed him, just accept it and move on.
    J...Out
    Well your little fact is weak at best. If you remember correctly he was a junkie. He was loaded on heroin every day of his life. One builds up a tolerance s time goes on. What may kill me or you could be a short fix to a junkie and they are looking for more. Your fact holds no weight. Ever hear of a "functioning drunk" or "functional junkie"
    scrymusic
    Should involve christ and dave for input as well... Nothing would piss her off more...lol
    SchecterDean
    4 topics people hate arguing about. 1. Politics 2. Religion 3. Kurt Cobain 4. Metallica Once you have these down, you'll get along with everybody...just fine.
    dezmoines333
    by 2014 technology would be really good for film, so I would expect like prostetics or atleast something to make it look and or sound like him, I mean why watch a movie nowadays and expect the actor not look like him
    swave75
    I really wish that there wasn't a movie being made about him. I loved Nirvana but why this now?
    rebreh
    "If she floats than she is not A witch like we had thought A down payment on another One at Salem's lot"-Nirvana's Serve the Servants If you don't understand these lyrics which are defending Love then you might be the most thick headed Nirvana fan in the world.
    EnslaveTheWorld
    What does this have to do with guitar? Or even MUSIC? This is, like, the fifth Courtney Love - Kurt Cobain movie related news article. Who gives a shit. Is there a subscribtion option, where you can filter out irrelevant news (such as this crap) via a tagging system or something?? If not, maybe that's an idea instead of this CL dick-swallowing.
    Joss_Frusciante
    Isn't She head of His Estate?
    bearmod
    Nope. She's sold/lost a ton of the rights to Kurt and Nirvana over the years. I'm pretty sure Frances still owns quite a bit of likeness rights and stuff like that but Courntey doesn't have shit anymore.
    J...Out
    Haha. What a joke. The single person that was most involved in his life in the later years won't be involved in making the film. Haha you people are such butthurt losers. The "man" (term used loosely) killed himself while married and living with her. She was one of the few people closely involved with him. Not like she should have any input
    JAHellraiser
    hold up. how can you use the term man loosely in this case. He was not a woman dressing up as a man, nor was he transgender, nor was he a hermaphrodite. YOU HAVE NO LOGIC!
    Joss_Frusciante
    You sir, Are a Disgrace. Get the Fuck Out
    hotdogs585
    Hole was actually a pretty good band. If you didn't know it was Courtney Love a lot of people would actually like them.
    rebreh
    I agree. Live Through This is a great album. Its kind of a shame that her public persona made people forget about Hole. I'm not going to pretend that she is some great person but I kind of feel that a lot of criticism directed at her is undeserved.
    hotdogs585
    Exactly, I dont see how people that are fans of the alt/grunge scene can shun that band. Their songs followed the typical grunge/alternative formula, they weren't mindblowing or anything but I've heard worse from that genre of music. I'd rather listen to them than say, Bush, or STP.
    hotdogs585
    Not trying to shit on STP because I do like them but I'd prefer Hole to them...as far as Bush goes I really dont care for them much.
    hotdogs585
    People are too afraid to admit that's true. They want to justify their hatred of Courtney Love so they pretend Hole is this god-awful band when really they have some good songs.