New Amy Winehouse Biopic ‘Again To Black’ Getting Roasted After Early Set Pictures Leak: “No No No”

They tried to make an Amy Winehouse biopic, however followers mentioned, “no, no, no.”

Ever since information of Again To Black, the upcoming biopic based mostly on the “Rehab” singer’s life, has come to mild, followers have fiercely and vocally rejected it.

Many have cited worry of Winehouse’s iconic picture being cheapened by low budgets, Hollywood stress, and an untrue story – and sadly, they might be proper.

A primary have a look at Marisa Abela, finest recognized for starring within the HBO drama Trade, as Winehouse has leaked, main followers to equate her likeness to Cher Lloyd and Anna Faris, moderately than the English singer.

Whereas filming for the upcoming biopic, titled Black to Black, Abela was noticed donning the singer’s quintessential look: a beehive hairdo, massive gold hoops, dramatic winged eyeliner, and a black skirt. The actor was caught strolling arm in arm along with her co-star, Eddie Marsan, who will painting Winehouse’s father, Mitch Winehouse.

Twitter had loads to say about Abela’s look, with one writing, “Why does the actress taking part in Amy Winehouse seem like Anna Farris filming a scene for Scary Film 32.”

Journalist Kayleigh Donaldson tweeted, “Can’t wait to see a whitewashed Amy Winehouse biopic the place her dad is a glowing angel and Amy’s many troubles develop into Stroll Laborious-esque parody.”

A 3rd defended Abela, stating that she “doesn’t deserve this” and one other expressed that they didn’t even understand the picture derived from a Winehouse biopic. The latter remark rang loud, on condition that Winehouse was recognized for her unmistakable look throughout her life and profession.

This dangerous press is driving on the coattails of the backlash that adopted Naomi Ackie’s portrayal of Whitney Houston in Kasi Lemmons’ I Wanna Dance With Anyone biopic. The musical film presently has a forty five% on Rotten Tomatoes after debuting in December 2022 and was a field workplace flop, incomes $49.3 million out of its $45 million price range.

Again to Black has but to launch its anticipated launch date; nonetheless, the film is directed by Fifty Shades of Gray‘s Sam Taylor-Johnson with a screenplay by Matt Greenhalgh, who beforehand collaborated with Taylor-Johnson for the John Lennon biopic Nowhere Boy in 2009. The film started filming Monday, Jan. 16 with scenes being shot at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Membership in Soho, London, per MetroUK.

With public reception this dangerous (as soon as once more), perhaps it’s time for films to depart the impersonating to Saturday Night time Stay.

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