Marisa Abela lands Amy Winehouse role in Back to Black

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Marisa Abela will play Amy Winehouse in the biopic ‘Back to Black’. The ‘Industry’ actress has landed the lead role in the movie about the tragic singer that is in development at Focus Features. Sam Taylor-Johnson is directing the movie and it is understood that Marisa’s audition impressed film bosses and put her in pole position to land the role. Abela soon signed on and Focus moved quickly to land distribution rights for the project. Taylor-Johnson was close friends with Amy before her tragic death at the age of 27 in 2011 and it said that her movie has the full support of the late singer’s …

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