Lady Gaga to Play Amy Winehouse in Biopic?

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Amy Winehouse's life, while tragic, would make an amazing movie.

The rise to stardom, the drugs, the disaster that is Blake Fielder-Civil, the late night melees and most of all the music ... it'd be brilliant if the right woman played her.

Rumors are swirling that Lady Gaga herself covets that very role. And better yet, Amy's father, Mitch Winehouse, supposedly gave his stamp of approval on the casting:

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"I have heard Lady Gaga is keen to play Amy in a film," the elder Winehouse is quoted as telling the U.K.'s Mirror. "I don't know what her English accent is like."

"It's not just an English accent she would have to perfect - it's an English-Cockney-Jewish accent so she better start practicing now. But she would be great."

When this triggered a firestorm of speculation, Mitch later walked it back.

"I never said Lady Gaga will play Amy in film," Mitch himself Tweeted, later claiming that his daughter's story "will never be told in film," and adding: "It would hardly be a biopic without the music and we'd never allow the songs to be released."

Really? Not even a few years down the line? It'd be great, Mitch. Think about it. Speaking of Winehouse's music, her new album was released last week.

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I think that Eva Mendes would be a great Amy Winehouse....just have to make her skin appear lighter.

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Considering they are the same person it shouldn't be a stretch.

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Hmmm ,
a legend can't act for another legend, especially if they're both from the same era!!
now gaga CAN play amy, but it's just not cool for her image to do that.

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I think she'll do good besides thry look alike jus a tab bit and Gaga is talented as hell i kant see any1 else playin dat role.

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mmmm.....house of gaga i not sure if it can work or not

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