Chris Cornell Autopsy Special Premiere Date Announced

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Reelz Channel has announced that Autopsy: The Last Hours of Chris Cornell will premiere on Sunday, August 12th at 9PM EST/PT.

The Chris Cornell episode was filmed in April with Zoran Trajkovic is directing. They filmed at Shepherd’s Bush Hall in England, portraying Soundgarden’s final performance at Detroit’s Fox Theatre from May 2017. The cast includes Paul Ayres as Chris Cornell, Andrew Shire as Ben Shepherd, Patrick Holly as Matt Cameron, and Ben Sura as Kim Thayil.

Shire wrote in April, “SOUND GARDEN. NOT REALLY. Autopsy: The Last Hours of Chris Cornel #soundgarden #audioslave #chriscornell #onset #actorsskin #actors4skin #tocknroll #death #band #bandphotography #bushhall #bushhallmusic #pub #BenSheppard #patholly #patrickholly #bensura #andrewshire #biopic #lasthours #sheppardsbush #london #grunge.”

He also wrote, “Nothing more beautiful then creating. Autopsy: The Last Hours of Chris Cornel #soundgarden #audioslave #chriscornell #onset #actorsskin #actors4skin #tocknroll #death #band #bandphotography #bushhall #bushhallmusic #pub #BenSheppard #patholly #patrickholly #bensura #andrewshire #biopic #lasthours #sheppardsbush #london #grunge.”

Autopsy: The Last Hours of… is a documentary-style television series that investigates the tragic, controversial and sudden deaths of celebrities. The series debuted in 2014 on Channel 5 in the United Kingdom and was later broadcast in the United States by Reelz.

Soundgarden fans on Facebook groups were calling for a boycott of the TV special Autopsy: The Last Hours of Chris Cornell. Below is the message spreading on Facebook groups:

CALL TO ARMS…

Knights, as you all are probably aware, there is a documentary in the works which will sensationalize the passing of Chris Cornell. It’s called “Autopsy.. the last hours of”

I say FUCK THIS! Let’s stop it in it tracks before it’s too expensive to not release it.

Send emails to the producer: laura.coquereau@itv.com
Tell them to STOP PRODUCTION

Send Tweets to @ITV
Tell them to STOP PRODUCTION

Tell Reelz that you will boycott their channel: info@reelz.com

Knights. Find other ways… post to other groups.. let’s just stop this altogether.

Loud Love