News has broken that actress Noomi Rapace is in talks to play the title role of the up coming biopic Amy Winehouse. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Maurer and Alixandre Witlin of City Entertainment are producing with Tristan Orpen Lynch. Lotus Entertainment will finance the film as executive produce and sell the film’s international rights. CAA and UTA are jointly representing the film’s domestic rights. Lotus is currently introducing Amy Winehouse to foreign buyers in Santa Monica.
Amy’s father Mitch Winehouse is currently discussing the film’s music rights on behalf of the Amy Winehouse estate. For unique details about both Amy’s career and her tragically premature death, please read last week’s #tbt feature article about her breakthrough album Back to Black. We’ll keep you posted as we learn more about the film’s development.