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Smells Like Teen Spirit

The WB's planning a Kurt Cobain biopic? Well, okay then, here's how they could cast it with hotties from ''Dawson's Creek,''  ''Smallville,'' and the network's other teen-friendly shows

Kurt Cobain, Chad Michael Murray
Image credit: Cobain: Michael Ferguson/Globe Photos; Murray: AllStar/Globe Photos
Kurt Cobain, Chad Michael Murray
Image credit: Cobain: Michael Ferguson/Globe Photos; Murray: AllStar/Globe Photos

As Kurt Cobain...

Chad Michael Murray (''One Tree Hill'')

Why Chad Michael Murray should play Nirvana's Kurt Cobain

WHY HIM? As ''Tree'''s Lucas, Murray is a smart, temperamental, blue-eyed loner from a broken family -- great training to play Cobain, the agonized voice of a generation. In an earlier role on ''Dawson's Creek,'' Murray fronted a band and hooked up with both Jen (Michelle Williams) and Joey (Katie Holmes). Plus, we're reliably informed that the chiseled Murray, who also played a musician in ''Freaky Friday,'' is totally hot.

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