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First look at Amy Winehouse movie as Ray Donovan star plays her dad Mitch

First look at Amy Winehouse movie as Ray Donovan star plays her dad Mitch

FILMING for the upcoming Amy Winehouse biopic is in full swing as the actors have been pictured for the first time.

Marisa Abela stars as the legendary North London singer, whilst Eddie Marsan will play her father, Mitch Winehouse.

GettyMarisa Abela was seen in character playing the role of Amy Winehouse[/caption]

SplashThe actress was accompanied by Ray Donovan’s Eddie Marsan[/caption]

SplashThe star beamed as she enjoyed a quick coffee in between takes[/caption]

The movie, which is titled, Back To Black, is being helmed by Sam Taylor-Johnson.

The acclaimed filmmaker is best known for her work on A Million Little Pieces, and 50 Shades of Grey.

She also previously directed the film Nowhere Boy, which revolves around the legendary Beatles singer, John Lennon.

But pictures have emerged of the actors filming on set with Amy’s iconic beehive hairstyle in full view.

26-year-old actress, Marisa Abela was previously announced to play the iconic legend in January of 2023.

She was spotted out and about in character for the first time, looking almost unrecognisable in character alongside Ray Donovan actor, Eddie Marsan.

Marisa was dressed to look almost identical to the Tears Dry On Their Own star as she donned a thick black leather jacket and a skinny pencil skirt.

The actress showed off a her black beehive wig as well as gold hoop earrings to complete the transformation as filming was underway in Soho.

Meanwhile Eddie was dressed in Mitch’s inconspicuous clothing, dressed in grey trousers, a forest green jumper and a black coat as he rocked his heavily styled grey hair.

The actor is also known for his high profile roles in Sixty Six and the popular American crime drama, Ray Donovan.

It comes more than 10 years since the BRIT Award winning artist passed away.

Amy tragically died of alcohol intoxication on 23 July 2011 in Camden Town.

A coroner’s inquest report revealed that her blood alcohol content was 416mg per 100ml at the time of her death,

But the hitmaker was one of the defining talents of her generation, spawning many worldwide hits.

She was known for the tracks, Rehab, Back To Black

Amy is a six-time Grammy Award Winning artist and she also won the British Female Solo Artist in 2007 at the BRIT Awards.

The movie about her life is being produced by StudioCanal UK and will be distributed by Focus Features

GettyFilming appeared to be underway as the character of Amy stumbled out of a London taxi cab[/caption]

GettyThe actors were spotted on set in Soho as they shot scenes for the highly anticipated biopic[/caption]

GettyEddie Marsan plays Amy’s father Mitch Winehouse in the upcoming movie[/caption]

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