Photo Credit ranking: Marisa Abela as Amy Winehouse in “Aid to Unlit,” courtesy of Focal level Facets, Studiocanal
Focal level Facets releases a significant judge at Marisa Abela as Amy Winehouse in “Aid to Unlit.”
Focal level Facets has received “Aid to Unlit,” the upcoming biopic of the gradual singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, releasing a significant-judge describe from the movie that contains actress Marisa Abela as Winehouse. Studiocanal launched it had partnered with Focal level Facets and Enormous Photos to salvage the music drama a actuality. Sam Taylor-Johnson, known for “50 Shades of Gray” and her directorial debut “Nowhere Boy,” is directing the movie.
The movie will put collectively Winehouse’s upward push to fame by plan of her 2006 album, Aid to Unlit, sooner than her loss of life in 2011 from alcohol poisoning. The biopic used to be initially launched in July, whereas a couple of movies about Winehouse’s profession had been in construction since 2011. In 2015, the documentary about her existence, “Amy,” received Greatest Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards.
In July, Selection launched that Marisa Abela had emerged as the frontrunner to play Winehouse in “Aid to Unlit.” Abela is biggest known for her role as Yasmin Kara-Hanani in HBO’s “Exchange,” which started its 2d season closing one year. The British actor’s other credits encompass the Sky TV assortment “COBRA,” and the flicks “Rogue Agent” and “She Is Love.”
“Aid to Unlit” is developed from a script by “Nowhere Boy” screenwriter Matt Greenhalgh and should always purpose a quantity of Amy Winehouse’s most licensed songs with the increase of her property, Universal Tune Group, and Sony Tune Publishing. Greenhalgh and Taylor-Johnson closing worked collectively on “Nowhere Boy,” a biopic about the childhood of John Lennon, proving that the two are already conversant in environment up a purpose movie around the existence of a music icon.
Focal level Facets will distribute the movie in the US, whereas Studiocanal will handle distribution in the UK, France, Germany, Australia, Unique Zealand, Benelux, Scandinavia, and Poland. Universal Photos World will handle global distribution on a broader scale. Filming is due to initiating in London on January 16.