HBO Preps Kurt Cobain Doc ‘Montage Of Heck’


HBO is getting into the teen spirit. A new documentary on the late Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain, is set to grace the small screen next year, courtesy of HBO and Universal Pictures Intl. Director and producer Brett Morgan says he has been working on the film for eight years alongside Cobain’s family. Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck will also feature never-before-heard music. [Variety]

Jurassic World’s full trailer is cray (is that term extinct or nah?). The new dino-themed park on Isla Nubar is up and running, but shit hits the fan when scientists create a “genetically modified hybrid” dinosaur that, according to Chris Pratt’s character, “kills anything that moves.” Exec producer Steven Spielberg also celebrates the 22nd anniversary of Jurassic Park when the film debuts June 12, 2015. [WSJ]

Bill Cosby biographer Mark Whitaker is beating himself up for excluding the comic’s rape allegations. The 57-year-old journalist/author of Cosby: His Life and Times responded to the Times column “Calling Out Bill Cosby’s Media Enablers, Including Myself,” expressing regret for leaving out the decades of sexual abuse accusations. He tweeted, “I was wrong to not deal with the sexual assault charges against Cosby and pursue them more aggressively.” [Us! Weekly]

Millennials remember Rachel McAdams best as resident HBIC, Regina George, in Mean Girls or Ryan Gosling’s bae in the millennial tearjerker The Notebook. These days, the 36-year-old starlet is flexing for the HBO cult favorite True Detective. Per the press release, McAdams will play a no-nonsense “Venture County Sheriff’s detective whose uncompromising ethics put her at odds with the system she serves” in season two. She joins previously announced stars Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell and Taylor Kitsch. [Rolling Stone]

Viola Davis, better known as bad mama jama Annalise Keating in ABC’s breakout hit How To Get Away With Murder, is teaming up with Debra Martin to produce another ABC drama. Conviction will be based on the life of Kym Worthy, who was appointed chief prosecutor of Wayne County and became the second African-American county prosecutor in Michigan in 2004. [Deadline]