Kurt Cobain Movie Due In 2014

Courtney Love had denied recent claims that a musical or movie would be made, but now the director of the Rolling Stones documentary says they've been planning a Cobain documentary since 2007.

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Despite her recent denial that a Kurt Cobain biopic was in development, Courtney Love has hired filmmaker Brett Morgen to make a documentary film about her late husband, due for release in 2014.

Morgen, who directed the Rolling Stones' film "Crossfire Hurricane", says he and Love have been in talks about the making the movie since 2007.

"Courtney is the one that brought me into this", he told the NY Post. "We've been trying to find the right time to put this film together and the time is now.

"Kurt was not only an amazing songwriter and musician, he was an incredible artist and filmmaker. So we are going to do the movie sort of like a third-person autobiography [as] if Kurt was around and making a film about his life."

Recent claims that a Cobain musical or movie were in development were made by Britney Spears' former manager Sam Lufti, who said he had been working with Love on a musical or movie about the Nirvana frontman. She responded by saying, "Sometimes it's best just to leave things alone", but now it appears she has ignored her own advice.

Love also sold some Nirvana rights to CBS who are working on a new sitcom called "Smells Like Teen Spirit", though it is a family sitcom and not based on Kurt Cobain.

Is Brett Morgen the right man to take Kurt's story to the big screen? Are you pleased it is being made? Let us know in the comments.

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    Darth Wader
    Good ol' Courtney Love. "There will be no Kurt Cobain movie." A few weeks later..."Kurt Cobain movie due in 2014."
    The part you didn't hear was "There will be no Kurt Cobain movie, unless I get to make money off it" - Courtney Love
    The Cocaine is Obviously Running Low..
    Although I'm a pretty big Nirvana fan, Cobain is made out to be some kind of music god, but in reality, he hit the scene at the right time. He was not a great songwriter or lyricist, as many Nirvana lyrics are just word plays or senseless rhymes. Creative, yes. Good, yes. But he is NOT as good as lots make him out to be
    I think he's revered the way he is because he's the face most people associate with the grunge movement
    I'd go if it was an accurate documentary but with Courtney involved I don't see that happening...
    Axle Starr
    I have no comment regarding the movie (it is Courtney Love we're talking about here). As for Cobain's suicide and those delusional enough to believe (for some ungodly reason) that they have all the facts and know what was going through his head when he pulled the trigger, there's a point behind the old adage for walking a mile in the shoes of another before one judges that person. It's easy to sit on the sidelines and call suicide 'cowardly', much moreso than committing it I'd wager
    Danjo's Guitar
    Just as long as its not a musical... And it must be really confusing to work with Courtney Love. She seems to be a pathological liar.
    If Courtney has anything to do with the movie, I won't bother watching it, because it won't be accurate
    If they get a talented actor to play Kurt, someone crazy for Courtney, and a director who has a good idea of how to portray things, I think it could be really good. Then again, there's the distinct possibility it will be shit.
    I vote for Dave Grohl playing Dave Grohl
    Dave Grohl is my personal rock god. Seriously, he is quite possibly one of the greatest songwriters of our time. He makes writing epic songs, catchy songs, weird songs, or even batshit-crazy songs seem unbelievably easy. He recorded the guitar part for These Days while casually chatting with his daughter. It's not work for him. It IS easy for him. He is able to push himself to new heights with any of his various projects. Him, and Josh "Ginger Elvis" Homme are my two favorite musicians that are still actively writing material. TCV and QotSA are pretty much my two favorite bands. /end tangent
    I've never done heroin or married a crazy bitch who would have given me my first hit of the poison. Who knows maybe the guy contracted something via intravenous drug use. (ie. HIV, hepatitis c) Either way the guys life was falling apart. No one knows for sure if he killed himself or was murdered. The guy got himself tangled up in the music industry and drugs. It was bound to happen. Now we just make some sort of sick example out of him. Just let the man rest.
    I would consider going to see it, mostly because I don't know much about Kurt himself. I'll just try to forget about Courtney Love and all this crap. Regarding all the previous suicide comments...it doesn't matter whether you think suicide is cowardly or whatever...this is NOT the right place to express that. If you can't respect Kurt Cobain as a musician and another human or Nirvana as a band, why are you even here?
    Vicryl 2.0
    this movie will win an Oscar if they will cast Samuel L. Jackson as Kurt.... they could also add Bobby Lee if their really into it.
    I'm sorry, it was not murder, where's the motive. Cobain was in a terrible, terrible place with drugs and his personal life and couldn't find the help he needed to get through it. RIP buddy, even after your death you're always around.
    Regardless of what you think of Kurt, this bitch has been profiting from his death via exploitation for years, and she needs to be put down.
    To all of these people bitching about suicide, why is that relevant when Kurt didn't kill himself, his bitch of a wife had him killed.
    Suicide is not only cowardly. It is the most self centered thing any self absorbed douchebag could do. Especially when leaving behind a young child. So speaking of trolling... Feel free to continue your butthurt ramblings, Ibanez
    Fuck Away, Why Don't you try be In his Situation, with his past & Background, See how Long you Last You Fucking Wanker
    You can make all the attempts in the world to justify what cobain did as being ok. At the end of day it was his life and he was free to take it whenever he chose. The fact that no consideration of the people in his life was given shows how he only thought of himself. It just shows you have no grip on reality, a lack of morals, and a misplaced sense of what a role model should be, jess. And no I don't me role model to me, you, or any other fan. I mean to his child, his family, his legacy
    I don't even like Nirvana, all i know is you haven't got the faintest clue what the f*ck you're talking about. It doesn't matter if you 14 or 45, you haven't got a wise or even intellectual bone in your body.
    Typical mindset of a peice of trash. Suicide is cowardly. He was a low life drug addict, worthless garbage, so is his wife.
    ok i guess that was harsh. But i dont give a shit about junkies, doesnt matter who it is. If you want that lifestyle your gonna have to accept the consequences. He's a peice of trash still.
    If you believe another human being is a "piece of trash" then you're ****ing disgusting. It's people like you that keep the human race at a stand still.
    its funny, because if you actually knew me, you would think otherwise. Im also probably twice your age and have experienced reality, by the sound of it you have not.
    It's interesting to see these comments from self-righteous people with no understanding or acceptance of the fact that some people just can't find a way to keep themselves happy in this world. These are the people that I know have never experienced depression in its realest form. Because once you do, you understand what someone like Kurt may have felt. Depression is something that takes place mostly because of what is going on within the brain so it doesn't really matter the cause; the effect is still the same. It's just how some people's chemicals are balanced (or unbalanced), but the situation or cause is just a trigger to make depression occur. Some people live in poverty and starving, or are tortured in various ways (physically, sexually, even verbally) into killing themselves. Some can't find a way to make themselves feel like they're serving a purpose in life; they feel useless. And some just simply can't find a way to make themselves feel happy anymore... They're all difficult things to live with. It's more than just a mental concept... But I suppose you're right: because you're older, you obviously know what you're talking about more than those who haven't been around as long as you. What is is with the notion that Older =/= more knowledgeable by default? More knowledgeable = more knowledgeable. Derp. And really, I'm always inclined to believe that a person who makes snap judgments about a person's life experiences based off of a couple comments they made is a great life coach and really has a lot of insight into how people work. Something that I've realized is that everything is not so black and white. You need to have compassion and understanding of people's situations and empathize; realize that not everyone's mind works just like yours. Our minds all have their own way of functioning and I've come to understand that that within itself can lead to a state of depression. Furthermore, to say that it's the "coward's way out" is to imply that one has nothing to lose by committing suicide when in war, we consider giving up one's own life the "ultimate sacrifice." Well if a life is worth a life, (and I would hope that if there's one thing that we can all agree on, it's that) then to take it from oneself is to say that what one is experiencing is so immensely painful that exchanging life for it to stop is preferable. And you call someone a "coward" for that? You don't truly understand what they are experiencing if you can say that and mean it. Personally, I would take physical pain over depression any day.
    I'm just gonna copy and paste my reply to a previous comment similar to yours.. Believe it or not depression and axiety are not just issues that are resolved simply by "fixing the problem or seeking out help." It's also a matter of genetics, biology, medications and (sometimes) substance abuse. If you're family has a history of suffering from depression than it is likely you may develope symptoms as well. In terms of biology, studies show that depression is commonly caused by changes in the levels of chemicals found in the brain, specifically chemicals called neurotransmitters. Finally, there is the issue of medication and substance abuse. Kurt Cobain was a known drug addict. Any of the harmful substances injected into his body could have severely triggered his depression. However one cannot be sure if he turned to drugs because of his depression, or if his drug use caused his depression (basically, which came first? the chicken or the egg?). And though anti-depressants would seem like a logical solution the side effects of the medication could in fact worsen your depression. Basically what I'm trying to say is that the topics of suicide and depression are very complex. To simply state that suicide is the cowards way out is just too narrow of a statement.
    I would ask you to kill yourself, but then I remembered you dont have the balls to do so...
    I still think that if any movie about Cobain is made that Jared Leto should play Kurt.
    I guess that makes sense since he's an actor and almost a musician just like Kurt.