Millie Bobby Brown has thrown her hat in to the ring to play the late music icon Amy Winehouse in a biopic.
The 16-year-old Stranger Issues and Elona Holmes star has her coronary heart set on portraying tragic singer Amy who died in 2011 aged 27-years-old.
Amy’s father, 69-year-old Mitch Winehouse, introduced earlier this yr that he was planning to make a movie of his daughter’s life – in the same type to current field workplace hits Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman which introduced the lives of the late Freddie Mercury and icon Sir Elton John to the large display.
Whereas Milly has definitely acquired the ‘double menace’ parts of having the ability to act and having the ability to sing which could assist her land the function.
In keeping with The Solar, Milly was requested what historic determine she would most wish to play on display throughout a US interview.
She mentioned: “I wouldn’t say she’s historic however I’d like to play Amy Winehouse.
“I personally assume she is like an icon to R&B and blues and mainly the entire tradition of music.
“I simply love her music and I actually was impacted by her complete story – so I’d like to play her.”
Again in Could, Mitch revealed plans for a Broadway present and a movie about Amy’s life are within the pipeline.
He instructed Paul Danan’s podcast The Morning After: “We’ve acquired a stunning film, a stunning Broadway present coming, and that’s how we’ll get our personal again, by portraying Amy the way in which she was.
“The film is gonna be in a yr or two.
“We’ve gone past talks, we’re at script stage. The movie goes to be a biopic.”
He continued: “The casting might be – and I get to decide on, with suggestions from the producer – a star-maker.
“We’re gonna get an unknown actress, ideally a Jewish lady from North or East London who appears a bit like Amy and talks like Amy.”
Whereas Millie may not meet all the factors, she will no less than sing.
The teenager introduced final yr she had plans to launch her personal pop profession – and was reported this yr to have spent a lot of lockdown writing and recording music.