Amy Winehouse Movie: ‘Back to Black’ Cast, Release Date, Soundtrack and Plot Revealed

12 July 2022, 15:15

An Amy Winehouse biopic titled “Back to Black” has been confirmed to be in the works.

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Who will play Amy Winehouse? What will the script include? And when will it come out? Important questions surrounding Amy Winehouse’s “Back To Black” film are revealed here.

Amy Winehouse’s life was one of romance and rock ‘n’ roll, culminating in a tragic end when she was just 27.

It’s no surprise, then, that the filmmakers have been clamoring for a biopic of his extraordinary life for years, and it’s now been confirmed that the project is back on track.

Four years after it was first announced, the Amy Winehouse biopic ‘Back to Black’ is now officially in the works, with a plethora of Hollywood’s biggest names on board and the film being made with the ‘full support’ of the family. and the estate of Amy Winehouse. .

Amy Winehouse fans are excited about the film’s take on the beloved singer, and everyone wants to know the release date, story details, and most importantly, the cast.

Amy Winehouse fans are excited about the film's take on the beloved singer, and everyone wants to know the release date, story details, and most importantly, the cast.

Amy Winehouse fans are excited about the film’s take on the beloved singer, and everyone wants to know the release date, story details, and most importantly, the cast.

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So who will play Amy Winehouse? When will the film be released? While there aren’t many details yet, here’s what we know so far:

What is the Amy Winehouse movie about?

Amy Winehouse’s life has been one of many ups and downs and a difficult to fathom rise to fame.

The film is said to follow the singer’s life from her humble North London roots to her rise to stardom with her second – and final – album ‘Back to Black’.

The film is said to follow the singer's life from her humble North London roots to her rise to stardom with her second - and final - album.

The film is said to follow the singer’s life from her humble North London roots to her rise to stardom with her second – and final – album ‘Back to Black’.

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The album was primarily based on her tumultuous relationship with future husband Blake Fielder-Civil (pictured) and the film is no doubt likely to explore themes around Amy's love life and tragic drug use.

The album was primarily based on her tumultuous relationship with future husband Blake Fielder-Civil (pictured) and the film is no doubt likely to explore themes around Amy’s love life and tragic drug use.

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The album was primarily based on her tumultuous relationship with future husband Blake Fielder-Civil and the film is no doubt likely to explore themes around Amy’s love life and tragic drug use.

When will the Amy Winehouse movie be released?

Although a plethora of directors and producers have been tipped to work on “Back to Black” in the past, it’s now been confirmed that Fifty shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Wood will direct the Amy Winehouse biopic.

Pre-production is in full swing and the team is working quickly to get the film up and running.

Film powerhouse StudioCanal is behind the project, with producers Alison Owen, Debra Hayward and Tracey Seaward confirmed to make up the team.

Although a plethora of directors and producers have been approached to work on

Although a plethora of directors and producers have been tipped to work on ‘Back to Black’ in the past, it’s now been confirmed that Fifty Shades of Gray director Sam Taylor-Wood (pictured) is to helm the biopic by Amy Winehouse.

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From the start of development to the end of production, it usually takes 4-5 years, so we expect the Amy Winehouse film to be released in 2024 – watch this space!

Amy Winehouse Cast: Who Will Play Amy Winehouse?

In 2015 it was announced that Girl with dragon tattoo Star Noomi Rapace was signed to play the role in the Lotus Entertainment-backed biopic Amy Winehouse, but the project stalled and the film never got made.

While there’s undoubtedly a stellar list of actresses who would love to step into Amy Winehouse’s boots, but no one has been confirmed for the ‘Back to Black’ movie.

Sam Taylor-Wood is said to be moving fast and the search for the actress to play Amy should begin in the coming weeks (July 2022).

The success of

The success of ‘Back to Black’ saw Amy down to just five women at the time to win five Grammys in one night and the album sold 16 million copies worldwide.

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Sam Taylor-Wood is said to be moving fast and the search for the actress to play Amy should begin in the coming weeks (July 2022).

What will be on the Amy Winehouse soundtrack?

Considering the movie is called “Back to Black,” it’s safe to assume the movie will be set to a soundtrack of songs from the album.

Amy’s greatest tracks from the 2006 record include “Rehab”, “You Know I’m No Good”, “Tears Dry On Their Own” and “Love Is a Losing Game”.

The success of ‘Back to Black’ saw Amy become five women at the time to win five Grammys in one night and the album sold 16 million copies worldwide.