Well Go USA Acquires Documentary About Courtney Love’s Drummer

“Hit So Hard” tells the story of Patty Schemel and her relationships with Courtney Love, Kurt Cobain, the music scene and drugs

Last Updated: July 13, 2011 @ 8:52 PM

Well Go USA has teamed with Variance Films on "Hit So Hard," a documentary about Patty Schemel, who played drums in Courtney Love's band Hole, Well Go USA said Wednesday.

Well Go USA acquired North American rights to the movie. Variance plans to release it in early 2012.

P. David Ebersole directed the movie, which includes footage of Love and her late husband, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Over the years, Schemel took film of herself living the rock star life.

The movie screens July 14 at Outfest 2011: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.

Ebersole and Todd Hughes wrote the movie. Todd Hughes and Christina Soletti produced.