Hollyoaks star Gary Lucy is reportedly set to star as rock legend Kurt Cobain in a new play ‘Kurt and Sid’.

The actor wanted to do something “totally different” after his stint in reality show ‘Dancing on Ice’.

“Playing Kurt Cobain would be far removed from the glitz and glamour of doing Dancing On Ice,” the Sun quoted him as saying.

The play narrates a fictitious meeting between Cobain and the Sex Pistols” Sid Vicious hours before Cobain’’s suicide.

The ‘Nirvana’ lead had shot himself in April 1994.

Vicious had died from a drug overdose in 1979.

A pal said: “Gary wants a new challenge and this would certainly be that.”

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