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Marisa Abela Channels Amy Winehouse in the New Back to Black Trailer: A Closer Look

Marisa Abela Is the Spitting Image of Amy Winehouse in the Latest Trailer for Back to Black

The Extraordinary Story of Amy Winehouse


The extraordinary story of Amy Winehouse—the supremely talented singer-songwriter who went from being a rising star on London’s jazz scene to a six-time Grammy-winning, Halloween costume-inspiring superstar before passing away from alcohol poisoning at the age of 27—has captivated audiences worldwide. Now, her story is set to be retold in a major new Hollywood biopic titled “Back to Black.”

Behind the Scenes of Back to Black

On July 11, 2022, Deadline reported that the long-awaited Amy Winehouse biopic, “Back to Black,” is finally in production with StudioCanal. Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and written by Matt Greenhalgh, the film promises to delve deep into the life and legacy of the iconic singer.

The Cast

  1. Marisa Abela, known for her role in “Industry,” will portray Amy Winehouse in the film.

  2. Jack O’Connell, Lesley Manville, and Eddie Marsan have also been cast in key roles.

Release Date and Teasers

The film is set to be released in the UK on April 12, 2024, and in the US on May 10, 2024. Teasers and trailers have already generated immense buzz among fans eagerly awaiting its premiere.

Marisa Abela’s Transformation

A first look at Marisa Abela in character as Amy Winehouse, complete with the signature beehive and tattoos, has left fans in awe of her striking resemblance to the late singer. The film promises to showcase Amy’s extraordinary journey from Camden to global stardom and back again.


As the release date of “Back to Black” approaches, anticipation continues to build for this highly anticipated biopic that aims to honor the life and talent of Amy Winehouse in a respectful and authentic manner.

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