Many have tried and lots of have failed to inform Amy Winehouse’s life story, nevertheless it appears to be like like Fifty Shades of Gray director Sam Taylor-Johnson will be the first filmmaker to get a correct Winehouse biopic off the bottom. In keeping with Deadline, Taylor-Johnson is spearheading Again to Black, a brand new movie in regards to the late singer, for Studiocanal.
The script to Again to Black was written by Matt Greenhalgh, whereas Alison Owen, Debra Hayward, and Tracey Seaward function producers. No star has been solid but, however Deadline reviews that Winehouse’s property has given the challenge its blessing.
Winehouse has impressed quite a few initiatives since her tragic loss of life in 2011. At one level, Swedish actress Noomi Rapace was set to painting the artist in a biopic, nevertheless it by no means got here to fruition. Then, final yr, it was reported Halcyon Studios was producing a movie on Winehouse’s closing years primarily based on Daphne Barak’s 2010 e book Saving Amy, however Amy’s father, Mitch Winehouse, rapidly denounced the challenge. After all, we did obtain Asif Kapadia’s stellar, if heartbreaking, Amy documentary in 2015.
Final month, Winehouse’s historic 2007 set at Glastonbury was pressed to vinyl for the primary time, whereas two field units chronicling the artist’s temporary profession had been launched in 2020.