Scottish actor JAMES McAVOY has quashed rumors he is to play KURT COBAIN in a
movie about the tragic rock icon’s life, insisting he knows “nothing” about the
McAvoy, 28, had been tipped by industry insiders as the frontrunner to step
into the shoes of the late Nirvana singer, who died in April 1994 of a
self-inflicted shotgun would to the head.
But the Atonement star pleads ignorant to any knowledge of the movie, which
is to be executive produced by Cobain’s widow Courtney Love and will use
details from the late star’s unpublished journals.
McAvoy tells MTV.com, “People have been saying that to me, but I haven’t
heard anything about it.”