A picture has been launched of actress Marisa Abela starring as Amy Winehouse in an upcoming movie concerning the singer.
Abela, who has starred in BBC Two sequence Trade and Sky One drama COBRA, is because of get started filming the biopic, referred to as Again To Black, subsequent week – which is called after the artist’s well-known album and tune.
Within the first image launched through Studio Canal UK, Abela is noticed with the late singer’s trademark black beehive hair, make-up and gold earrings.
“With cameras rolling from subsequent week, we are extremely joyful to free up this primary take a look at emerging megastar Marisa Abela as Amy,” Studio Canal added.
Closing 12 months it used to be introduced that Fifty Shades Of Grey filmmaker Sam Taylor-Johnson could be directing the biopic, which the manufacturing corporate mentioned is ready “the lifestyles and tune of the mythical artist”.
When Abela used to be named within the position on Friday, she shared an image of herself close to a Winehouse mural and wrote on Instagram: “I really like you, Amy”.
Whilst making connection with Winehouse’s speech from the 2008 Grammy Awards, Abela additionally wrote: “And for London. That is for London. Purpose Camden The city ain’t burnin’ down.”
On the 2008 Grammys that 12 months, Winehouse received file of the 12 months, tune of the 12 months and easiest feminine pop vocal efficiency, desirous about Rehab, in conjunction with easiest new artist, and easiest pop vocal album for Again To Black.
Winehouse, one of the defining talents of her generation, died of alcohol poisoning elderly 27 at her house in Camden, north London, on 23 July 2011.
She used to be identified for her soulful voice and songs together with Love Is A Dropping Sport and Tears Dry On Their Personal, in conjunction with her collaboration with Mark Ronson in a canopy of Valerie.