Lady Gaga and Amy Winehouse have more than a few things in common: gorgeous voices, singular style, massive hair game. Are those similarities enough to suggest Gaga would be be a good choice to play Amy Winehouse in a potential biopic? According to Amy’s Dad Mitch Winehouse, yes. “I have heard that Lady Gaga is keen to play Amy in a film. I donâ€™t know what her English accent is like but itâ€™s not just an English accent she would have to perfect â€“ itâ€™s an English-Cockney-Jewish accent so she better start practising now,â€ Mitch allegedly told Britain’s Mirror. “But she would be great.” Plus, a role like this seems like clear Oscar bait. Then Gaga would be half way to an EGOT!
Unfortunately for fans currently squealing over the thought of Gaga donning the beehive and going method with the tattoos, Papa Winehouse, who met Lady Gaga‘s parents at Tony Bennett‘s birthday party, allegedly explained to Britain’s Daily Mail he would “never allow the songs to be released” for use by filmmakers. Mitch’s response might come as a reaction to rumors that Amy’s ex Reg Traviss was attempting to produce a biopic of the singer. So what do you think? Would Lady Gaga make an amazing Winehouse, or does that film have disaster written all over it? And not a fun disaster like Showgirls?
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