Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus + ‘Walking Dead’ Star Norman Reedus on ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’
The highly-anticipated Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck documentary had its Los Angeles premiere on April 21, and the stars were aplenty. HBO caught up with some celebrated artists on the event's red carpet, including Courtney Love, Blink-182 frontman Mark Hoppus and Walking Dead badass Norman Reedus.
The amount of excitement surrounding Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is truly special, as countless Nirvana fans are chomping at the bit to see this unique insight into the life of Cobain. "So much of the footage has never been seen," Courtney Love describes, "so it's awesome to see that and to get to spend a little extra time with him; it's really nice."
As for Mark Hoppus, he summed up his interpretation of Kurt Cobain's importance while attending the Montage of Heck premiere, "He opened a lot of eyes and changed a lot of opinions as to what rock music was and what it could be and what a rock star should be and what a rock star is."
Norman Reedus put down his crossbow for a second to offer his take on the film, "I love what they did with the illustrations; with his paintings and stuff. It's a really pretty, honest take on him."
Brett Morgen, the documentary's director, writer and producer, was also on hand at the premiere. "It's intimate and it's raw and one thing I came to realize is that the man is so much more interesting than the myth," Morgen shared.
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck premieres May 4 at 9PM on HBO.
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