Brad Pitt is working on a Chris Cornell documentary

Reports say Pitt is working with the late rocker's widow, Vicky Cornell, who is producing

Brad Pitt and director Peter Berg have teamed up for a new documentary about the late Chris Cornell.

According to Variety, Cornell’s widow, Vicky, is producing the film which is being made through Berg and Pitt’s joint Film 45 production company.

Pitt and Cornell’s friendship goes back more than a decade. The 55-year-old actor attended the ‘I Am the Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell’ concert in January and introduce the late musician’s daughter, Toni, to the stage.

The tribute show saw performances by SoundgardenMetallicaMiley Cyrus, Miguel, Fiona Apple,  Foo Fighters,  Josh Homme, and Ryan Adams.

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Ziggy Marley and Toni Cornell at I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell

In October last year, a life-sized statue of Cornell was unveiled in his hometown of Seattle, which was commissioned by Vicky. The Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman died by suicide on May 18, 2017 aged 52.

More recently, Cornell won a Grammy for Best Rock Performance for his solo track, ‘When Bad Does Good’, which features on his posthumously released archival box set.

The singer’s two children — Toni, 14, and Christopher, 13 — accepted the award in his honour.