Courtney Love wants Ryan Gosling to play Kurt Cobain

January 14th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin  

Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): American rock musician Courtney Love wants actor Ryan Gosling to play her late husband Kurt Cobain in an explosive new movie about his life.

The movie, named Heavier Than Heaven, which is based on Charles Cross’ biography of the Nirvana frontmans life, is said to cost 60 million dollars.

The ex-Hole singer, who is also executive producer for the movie, has approached actress Scarlett Johansson to play her part.

“Kirsten Dunst was rumoured to be in the frame, but Courtney really admires Scarlett and has already sent the contract out for her to sign, Contactmusic reported a source as telling British newspaper The Mirror.

“She wants the best actors to portray them - she will be on set all the time giving Scarlett and Ryan advice on what it was like being one part of the most notorious couples since Sid and Nancy. It will be explosive,” the source added. (ANI)

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