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MELBOURNE - ‘Twilight’ hunk Robert Pattinson will be playing Kurt Cobain in his Hollywoodbiopic, it has been reported.

According to the British tabloid The Sun, Pattinson, 23, has landed the role of the Nirvana lead singer, who shot himself in 1994.

Pattinson has regularly been in touch with Cobain’s widow, Courtney Love, who has been handed a key role in the production by bosses at Universal Pictures, reports News.com.au.

Love wanted Pattinson as Cobain and Scarlett Johansson, 25, to portray her, says a source.

A source said: “This is a big money deal for Courtney.

“She has agreed to the film on condition that she gets to decide the main aspects of the project including director, casting, screenplay and music.

“Robert has been calling and emailing her non-stop. She has been a bit wound up by his manners, but he is her number one choice to play Kurt.

“She is adamant Scarlett will play her. Scarlett is friendly with Frances Bean, her daughter with Kurt.”

Love, 45, is apparently in talks with director David Fincher about the project, which has the working title All Apologies. (ANI)




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Actually, I saw on yahoo yesterday that he's not going to do this one...he has TONS of other roles in the next 2 years though...

Here's the link to that story:

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/movies/2010/04/09/2010-04-...
I just can't see him playing Kurt Cobain.....
I can't see RP playing Kurt Cobain. There were "rumours" a year or so ago that Rob was in the running to play Jeff Buckley, in the story of his life...now that I can see. :)

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