A brand new Amy Winehouse biopic may lastly see the sunshine of day, in accordance with Deadline and Selection. The movie, referred to as Again to Black, will likely be directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson (identified for her work on Nowhere Boy and Fifty Shades of Gray) and written by Matt Greenhalgh. It’ll be produced by Studiocanal, Alison Owen, Debra Hayward, and Tracey Seaward. In response to the reviews, Again to Black has the assist of the Amy Winehouse Property, together with the late singer’s father Mitchell Winehouse.
Amy Winehouse died in July 2011 on the age of 27. Years after her demise, Asif Kapadia launched the documentary Amy, which was criticized by Mitchell Winehouse however received the Academy Award for Finest Documentary Function Movie.
In 2015, following the success of Amy, it was reported that Irish filmmaker Kristen Sheridan would write and direct a Winehouse biopic starring Noomi Rapace. The Sheridan challenge has not moved ahead, and, in 2018, it was reported that Alison Owen and Debra Hayward would produce a Winehouse biopic written by Geoff Deane and sanctioned by the Winehouse household. Owen and Hayward stay as producers of the biopic’s new iteration.