Amy Winehouse‘s papa is backing the actress playing his child in an approaching biopic … despite the fact that a lot of folks believe she’s anything however a doppelgänger for Amy.
Marisa Abela scored the desirable function in “Back to Black” … however when the very first images of her on set were launched this month — surprise — social networks was flooded with despiteful remarks.😲
Angry fans knocked Marisa as a low-budget Amy who looks absolutely nothing like the late vocalist.
But Amy’s father, Mitch Winehouse — who’s likewise administrator of her estate — disagrees, informing TMZ … Marisa’s a terrific option for the function, even if she does not look precisely like Amy.
The method Mitch sees it, Marisa is Marisa and Amy is Amy … so it’s no huge offer if they aren’t mirror images.
Eddie Marsan is playing Amy’s papa in the film, and Mitch notes Eddie does not look anything like him either.
Amy’s papa states there’s excessive focus on appearances … due to the fact that there’s plenty of Hollywood examples of stars not looking like their real-life characters.
The one that enters your mind for Mitch is “Night and Day,” where the attractive Cary Grant plays well-known author and songwriter Cole Porter, who was never ever thought about good-looking.
The Internet might not concur, however Amy’s papa is on board with Marisa’s casting.