Amy Winehouse‘s dad is backing the actress enjoying his daughter in an upcoming biopic … despite the fact that a bunch of of us assume she’s something however a doppelgänger for Amy.
Marisa Abela scored the coveted function in “Back to Black” … however when the primary photographs of her on set have been launched this month — shocker — social media was flooded with hateful feedback.😲
Angry followers slammed Marisa as a low-budget Amy who appears to be like nothing just like the late singer.
But Amy’s father, Mitch Winehouse — who’s additionally administrator of her property — disagrees, telling TMZ … Marisa’s an important selection for the function, even when she would not look precisely like Amy.
The method Mitch sees it, Marisa is Marisa and Amy is Amy … so it is no massive deal if they are not mirror photographs.
Eddie Marsan is enjoying Amy’s dad in the film, and Mitch notes Eddie would not look something like him both.
Amy’s dad says there’s an excessive amount of emphasis on appears to be like … as a result of there’s a lot of Hollywood examples of actors not wanting like their real-life characters.
The one which involves thoughts for Mitch is “Night and Day,” the place the handsome Cary Grant performs well-known composer and songwriter Cole Porter, who was by no means thought of good-looking.
The Internet might not agree, however Amy’s dad is on board with Marisa’s casting.