The last hours of Chris Cornell’s life may be coming to a TV screen near you.
According to ‘The Pulse Of Radio,’ the Reelz cable network recently filmed “Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Chris Cornell,“ recreating the Soundgarden singer’s last show at the Fox Theatre in Detroit.
British actor and singer Paul Ayres is portraying the late vocalist, and the cast also includes Andrew Shire as bassist Ben Shepherd, Patrick Holly as drummer Matt Cameron and Ben Sura as guitarist Kim Thayil.
“Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…” is a documentary-style TV series that investigates the tragic, controversial and sudden deaths of celebrities. The series debuted in 2014 in the UK and was later broadcast in the United States by Reelz.
The series has done episodes on, among others, James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, David Bowie, Lou Reed, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, George Harrison, George Michael. It is unknown when the Chris Cornell episode will air.
Cornell was found hanged in his room at the MGM Grand Detroit hotel in May 2017. The death was ruled a suicide, but his family has questioned the medical examiner’s ruling, saying that he had a prescription for Ativan and that a higher than recommended dosage may have caused him to experience suicidal thoughts.