Marisa Abela as the late British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, who was known for mix of musical genres influences, and for her hit songs like “Rehab” and “Back to Black”.
“Back to Black” is also the title of her second and last studio album,, which was released in 2006, won five Grammy Awards and was a huge international, becoming one of the biggest albums in UK history.
Also in the movie are Jack O’Connell as Amy’s ex-husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, Eddie Marsan and Juliet Cowan as Amy’s parents, Mitch and Janis Winehouse, and Lesley Manville as Amy’s grandmother Cynthia.
The film is set for release on May 17, 2024 by Focus Features.
Here’s the film’s official synopsis:
Back to Black is a never-before-seen glimpse into Amy Winehouse’s early rise to fame and the release of her groundbreaking studio album, Back to Black. Told from Amy’s perspective, the film is an unapologetic look at the woman behind the phenomenon and the relationship that inspired one of the most legendary albums of all time.