Washington, (ANI): Universal Pictures will be bringing a biopic
of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain to the big screen after
snapping up the rights to a biography of the rocker penned by
Universal has acquired rights to “Heavier Than Heaven," and has
already roped in David Benioff to pen the script of the as-yet
Courtney Love is on board as executive producer along with her
lawyer Howard Weitzman, reports Variety. Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan,
Ben Silverman and Graham Larson will produce. The movie is a
co-production between Working Title and Reveille Motion Pictures.
Cobain formed Nirvana in 1987 with bassist Krist Novoselic and
drummer Dave Grohl, the latter of whom now fronts the Foo Fighters.
He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1994.