Watch: Jared Leto plays Kurt Cobain

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Mind you, no one actually asked him to do this, but on the seventeenth anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death, Jared Leto decided to honor his memory by releasing a video of himself in character as the late Nirvana frontman. From Leto's blog:

I heard today was the day Kurt passed away 17 years ago. Can't believe it's been that long…This made me recall a short piece of film I shot when I heard they were making a film celebrating his life. I made it to explore the character and explore creative possibilities. I never sent it to the studio or to anyone but thought I'd share it now…

Personally I smell a biopic (at the very least a made-for-TV one) in the works, because who better to take on the role of Cobain than the man who brought us dreamy, troubled Jordan Catalano? It takes a brooding '90s heartthrob to know one.