Who Should Play Kurt Cobain?

May 17, 2010 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: ChartAttack

Last month's announcement that a Kurt Cobain biopic was to be made has resulted in a deluge of suggestions as to who should play the late Nirvana frontman who took his own life in 1994.

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Broncanous

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May 18, 2010
 
Here's an idea, Shawn Ashmore from X-men, he has the features and isn't some big name Hollywood star , just like when Val Kilmer played Jim Morrison. Food for thoought
Jonathan Novak

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May 26, 2010
 
What's that guy's name from "Across the Universe"? Joe Anderson or something? Well, he should play him. He fits the bill pretty well.
Christine

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May 29, 2010
 
I think that the model Justin Poortinga is a real close look alike to Kurt cept he's much taller but the facial features are so similar :) soooo if Justin takes acting lessons he fits the look that I personally heart xoxoxoxo
Sarah W

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Jun 2, 2010
 
Joe Anderson would be perfect! He looks just like Kurt and did a great job in Across the Universe.
Mirror Art Films

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Jun 20, 2010
 
kevo

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Jun 27, 2010
 
i think zac ryder from the wwe should play him but health legder would have been perfect for the role
drew

Saginaw, MI

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Jul 14, 2010
 
i think they should just get some unknown actor or someone u really have never really seen before
Nicole

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Oct 3, 2010
 
Steve Pethel should play him!
Rectalfury

Whitmore Lake, MI

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Jan 3, 2011
 
I know people will trash me for this but my pick would be Matthew Gray Gubler! Who is this Gubler guy? He plays brainiac Dr. Spencer Reid on Criminal Minds. Take a look at some pictures of him with long hair there is a resemblence!
Apkas

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Jan 8, 2011
 

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No one should...its stupid cashing in.
lazarus94

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Jan 8, 2011
 

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ahhh... it probably is a cash in on the cobain name, and i'd feel like i just killed a puppy if i gave money to courtney love in any way but as a movie fan and future screenwriter and director i would really like to see this movie; although a little begrudged that im not the one makin it but i was lookin up the movie "The 27 club" i saw a dead ringer for kurt, i mean i thought it was an actor tryin to be him for a dream sequence but this guy was just legit; and also we need to make sure scarlett johansson doesnt play courtney- i heard that if she does its just goin to be for her
Mort pennywise

Meeteetse, WY

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Mar 16, 2011
 
I should!!!!!!!=)
oogienoogienoogi e

Los Angeles, CA

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Apr 6, 2011
 
dirt propane

Evansville, IN

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Aug 24, 2011
 
That dude from the showtime tv show Shameless.The car thief dude.He definetly looks like Kurt
the tron dude

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Aug 31, 2011
 

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Nobody cares that they are still milking Nirvana? No complaints, actual endorsement of a moraless, artless hollywood sht flick. The deluge is not far off now. Istarii on youtube.com

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Since: Aug 10

L.A. Ca.

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#17
Sep 3, 2011
 
How about Niles Crane from "Frasier"?

Since: Mar 12

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Mar 11, 2012
 
michael pitt is an obvious choice as he's already played kurt once, although i would rather see stuart townsend (he played lestat in queen of the damned), or the lead of the tribute group "cobain" - he'd need blue contact lenses but he could do the performance sequences (he'd have to change guitar hands too).

Since: Mar 12

Inverness, UK

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Mar 13, 2012
 

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James Mcavoy might work, yeah, from Shameless. He was once rumored to be in for the job
Dirt propane

Jasper, IN

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Apr 6, 2012
 
Justin Chatwin is the Shameless actor.He looks like Kurt alot if he had blonde locks.And he's short like kurt was.My opinion.The only other one who looks remotely close is Brad Pitt but he's too old.
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#21
Aug 12, 2012
 
Isaiah will fits the job =]

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