Interview – Marisa Abela on playing AMY WINEHOUSE in BACK TO BLACK from director Sam Taylor-Johnson

Interview with actress Marisa Abela who plays Amy Winehouse in Back To Black, the new biopic from director Sam Taylor-Johnson, who joins Marisa in this chat about the new movie.

Amy Winehouse is rightly revered as one of the greatest artists in recent history, selling more than 30 million records worldwide, and today generating more than 80 million streams per month. Her 2006 masterpiece Back to Black, propelled her to global stardom, going on to win a (then) record breaking 5 Grammy Awards, including Record Of The Year and Song of The Year for hit single ‘Rehab’.

BACK TO BLACK is the highly anticipated feature film from acclaimed filmmaker and visual artist Sam Taylor-Johnson (Fifty Shades director), to be released in cinemas across the UK & Ireland on 12 April 2024.

Charting Winehouse’s personal and professional life in London and her extraordinary rise to fame, Taylor-Johnson directs break-out star Marisa Abela (Industry) as music icon Amy Winehouse.


BACK TO BLACK is released in cinemas across Ireland on 12th April 2024.