Contact Us

Lady Gaga to Play Amy Winehouse in Film?

Handout / Dan Kitwood, Getty Images

Plenty of rumors about late singer Amy Winehouse have swirled since her death three weeks ago, ranging from the fact that she was about to adopt a daughter to the suggestion that she partied hard and purchased even harder drugs the night before her death. The latest Winehouse rumor involves Lady Gaga, with the UK’s Daily Star reporting that Gaga is engaged in secret discussions to portray Winehouse in a film about the late singer’s life.

Since Winehouse’s death on July 23 has become such a hot topic, Hollywood execs are looking to fast track a film about the ‘Rehab’ singer and they allegedly think that Gaga would be the perfect person to portray Winehouse on the big screen. Keep in mind that the Academy loves a biopic, so if this news actually turns out to be real and eventually yields a film, we bet Gaga could nab an Oscar nomination. But we’re thinking really far into the future with that kinda talk.

A source claims that Gaga “worshipped” Winehouse and would jump at the chance to play her. While we don’t doubt that Gaga could rock a disheveled black beehive and extreme black eyeliner and we’d love to hear her belt out Winehouse’s hits like ‘Rehab,’ this sounds like the work of gossipy busybodies.

While the source also said that “Gaga has been itching to make the transition from music into movies and sees this as the ideal role to launch her film career,” we’re a bit skeptical here at PopCrush. We don’t doubt that Gaga has been inundated with scripts for potential film roles, but the Mother Monster herself has not said anything in the press about stepping into Winehouse’s ballet flats in a movie. She did discuss her warm feelings about Winehouse when she sat on the panel for the morning gabfest ‘The View‘ a while back.

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for PopCrush quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!