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West Side Story Review 'Dazzling, & truly a throwback to old classic musicals/filmmaking'

Noomi Rapace To Play Amy Winehouse In Upcoming Biopic

Though Asif Kapadia’s Amy did an excellent job of chronicling the turbulent, talented and cruelly short life of Amy Winehouse , you knew someone would want to make a drama about her. A biopic is now in the works, and Noomi Rapace is looking likely to play Winehouse. August Rush director Kirsten Sheridan is looking to stick with music for what is currently known simply as Amy Winehouse, which she has written for Subotica Films and which is now out looking for financing and distribution deals. Also in negotiation? Those all-important music rights, which can make or break a biopic like this. There’s a chance that could be a tough hurdle as Winehouse’s father is also reportedly trying to get his own film about his daughter made. Rapace is at work on sci-fi thriller What Happened To Monday? and will be back in the Prometheus world for Ridley Scott’s Alien: Paradise Lost, which starts shooting early next year. In music biopic terms, she’s also attached to play Maria Callas in Niki

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For #AmyMovie In San Francisco

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For AMY  on July 7th at 7:00 PM in San Francisco. From BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (SENNA), AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse – in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. A once-in-a-generation talent, Amy Winehouse was a musician that captured the world’s attention. A pure jazz artist in the most authentic sense – she wrote and sung from the heart using her musical gifts to analyze her own problems. The combination of her raw honesty and supreme talent resulted in some of the most unique and adored songs of the modern era. Her huge success, however, resulted in relentless and invasive media attention which coupled with Amy’s troubled relationships and precarious lifestyle saw her life tragically begin to unravel. Amy Wineh