Courtney Love calls on Scarlett Johansson for Cobain biopic
Scarlettt Johansson and Ryan Gosling have been asked by Courtney Love to star in a biopic of the life of her late husband, Kurt Cobain.
The £30 million movie, entitled Heavier Than Heaven, is based on the biography of Kurt which was written with Courtney’s help.
Courtney will be the executive producer on the new flick and has pinpointed the Lost in Translation star Scarlett as the perfect actress to do the role justice.
A close friend of Love said: ‘Courtney really admires Scarlett and has already sent the contract out for her to sign. She wants the best actors to portray them.’
They added: ‘Kirsten Dunst was rumoured to be in the frame, but Courtney really admires Scarlett. This is a labour of love for Courtney and she is putting her heart and soul into making it an accurate, credible glimpse of her life with Kurt.’