Amy Winehouse followers who obtained PO’d seeing Marisa Abela in costume for the biopic most likely aren’t gonna be proud of this newest replace, ‘trigger it is nonetheless wanting just a little … off.
TMZ obtained images that have been taken out in London Sunday afternoon, the place the actress was in full costume portraying the late singer. As you most likely know by now, Marisa was tapped to play Amy — however individuals on-line are crying foul, saying it is a full miscast.
Contemplating the huge quantity of criticism early set images acquired prior to now few weeks, you would possibly’ve thought the studio would make a tweak or two to Marisa’s make-up or one thing — however alas, as seen in these pics, they’re forging forward with what they obtained right here.
Unclear what kind of scene they have been capturing precisely — however eyewitnesses inform us it seemed like Amy’s onscreen dad, Eddie Marsan, was dropping her off at a rehab heart. That will make sense … this movie is specializing in Amy’s rise to fame within the early aughts, when she was nonetheless residing in London. By then, she’d already been utilizing substances, alcohol and in any other case.
The backlash over Marisa’s casting is more likely to proceed because the film strikes alongside in manufacturing — frankly, MA appears to be like nothing like Amy … and whereas the actual Amy Winehouse’s personal father says it is not a giant deal in any respect, that is possible not gonna appease the diehard fanbase.
It is a bit bizarre everybody’s so riled up over the actual fact Marisa’s not a useless ringer for Amy. Fact be instructed, Hollywood’s been within the behavior of casting actors who do not essentially look precisely like the enduring musicians they play, particularly of late. Austin Butler excluded, in fact.
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Plus, ya gotta think about that the producers — who’re engaged on this with a blessing from Amy’s property — need to do her legacy justice … so just a little belief goes a great distance for this type of factor. As they are saying, it is not at all times in regards to the look — however, extra so, the essence.
Backside line … Marisa nonetheless has the potential to wow all people, so we’ll simply have to attend and see what comes of the efficiency when ‘Again to Black’ finally hits theaters.
Within the meantime, let go of all of your Woman Gaga fancast desires, individuals — coulda, woulda, shoulda … but it surely is not so. Give Marisa an opportunity!