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Courtney Love thinks the idea of Robert Pattinson playing Kurt Cobain is 'stupid.' Who should portray the Nirvana frontman?

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Image Credit: Credit: Janet Mayer/PR Photos; Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic.comCourtney Love has described the rumors that Robert Pattinson could play Kurt Cobain in a proposed biopic of the Nirvana singer as “stupid.” “Isn’t that so stupid?” Love told the Canadian Press of the casting scuttlebutt, “That’s just so wrong.” The Hole singer, who is also of course Cobain’s widow, said that she recently watched “the Twilight stuff,” and that “it resonates with the teenaged girl in me,” but that she would prefer the role go to either Ryan Gosling or James McAvoy.

Cobain was previously depicted in the 2005 Gus Van Zant film Last Days, though that movie was more experimental mood piece than biopic. Personally, I’m not that excited about anyone playing the doomed singer-songwriter. But what do you think? Who should play Cobain? And is there anyone out there who thinks Pattinson does have the smell of teen spirit?