The Amy Winehouse biopic “Back to Black” is already in the works According to information from the website Deadline, StudioCanal, producer and distributor, has hired Sam Taylor-Johnson to direct the film, who directed the first film of the “Fifty Shades” trilogy. from a screenplay written by Matt Greenhalgh.
With a screenplay by Matt Greenhalgh, the film should address Amy’s personal life and early career, when she started singing jazz in London bars, until her untimely death. The singer became a world star with hits like “Rehab” and the title song “Back to Black”. Amy died in 2011, aged 27, from excessive alcohol use.
Producers are looking for an actress to play the singer, but Taylor-Johnson wants an unknown name for the role. The project has the support of the artist’s family and her father, Mitch Winehouse, is accompanying the production, with no premiere date yet.