A brand new documentary movie centered on the lifetime of Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell is within the works, Selection has discovered.
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The movie will probably be produced by Cornell’s widow, Vicky, together with Brad Pitt and Peter Berg’s Movie 45 manufacturing firm, which focuses on non-scripted leisure and branded content material. Berg (“Lone Survivor,” “Deepwater Horizon”) will direct.
Cornell was the lead singer of Soundgarden from the band’s incarnation in 1984 till they broke up in 1997. He went on to entrance Audioslave with members of Rage Towards the Machine earlier than Soundgarden reunited in 2011. The band was in the midst of touring when, on Could 18, 2017, Cornell died after a present in Detroit. His dying was dominated a suicide.
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In January, Vicky Cornell and various the grunge icon’s fellow musicians, together with Pearl Jam’s Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament, threw a profit live performance, “I Am the Freeway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell” on the Discussion board in Los Angeles. Visitor performers included Miley Cyrus, Foo Fighters, Metallica, Brandi Carlile and Chris Stapleton. Pitt additionally made an look.
Cornell obtained 16 Grammy nominations all through his profession. He received three: greatest steel efficiency for “Spoonman” and greatest arduous rock efficiency for “Black Gap Solar,” each along with his Soundgarden bandmates, and simply final weekend, a posthumous honor for greatest rock efficiency, for “When Dangerous Does Good.”
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Berg’s final movie was “Mile 22,” starring Mark Wahlberg. Subsequent up is “Wonderland,” his fifth collaboration with Wahlberg.
A rep for the Cornell property confirmed doc is within the works however supplied no further particulars.