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Marisa Abela and Jack O’Connell transformed into Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder-Civil as they continued filming Back To Black in London.

The actress 26, was the spitting image of the late musician, who died from alcohol poisoning aged 27 in 2011, as she filmed for the much-anticipated biopic.

Meanwhile, Jack looked just like Blake as they filmed the iconic Primrose Hill scene in freezing temperatures.

Wow! Marisa Abela and Jack O'Connell transformed into Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder-Civil as they continued filming Back To Black in London

Wow! Marisa Abela and Jack O’Connell transformed into Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder-Civil as they continued filming Back To Black in London

Marisa wore black and white striped bandeau crop top, identical to that worn by Amy in 2005.

She also sported bright pink shorts that left her toned stomach on full display as she swigged from a bottle of rosé.

In her other hand she smoked a prop cigarette as she sat on the grass sucking on a red lollipop.

Similar: The actress 26, was the spitting image of the late musician, who died from alcohol poisoning aged 27 in 2011, as she filmed for the much-anticipated biopic

Similar: The actress 26, was the spitting image of the late musician, who died from alcohol poisoning aged 27 in 2011, as she filmed for the much-anticipated biopic

Famous scene: Meanwhile, Jack looked just like Blake as they filmed the iconic Primrose Hill scene in freezing temperatures

Famous scene: Meanwhile, Jack looked just like Blake as they filmed the iconic Primrose Hill scene in freezing temperatures

Twinning: Marisa wore black and white striped bandeau crop top

Copycat: It was identical to that worn by Amy in 2005

Twinning: Marisa wore black and white striped bandeau crop top, identical to that worn by Amy in 2005

Getting into character: She also sported bright pink shorts that left her toned stomach on full display as she swigged from a bottle of rosé

Getting into character: She also sported bright pink shorts that left her toned stomach on full display as she swigged from a bottle of rosé

Her long raven tresses were left down and left in voluminous bushy waves to emulate Amy’s look.

Jack wore a white vest that left his arms bare, showing off his tattoos that were copied from Blake.

His costume also included blue denim jeans and a plaid fedora, while he hid his eyes behind a pair of black sunglasses.

 

Taking on the role: She sat on the grass sucking on a red lollipop

Taking on the role: She sat on the grass sucking on a red lollipop 

Copying: Her long raven tresses were left down and left in voluminous bushy waves to emulate Amy's look

Copying: Her long raven tresses were left down and left in voluminous bushy waves to emulate Amy’s look

Inked up: Jack wore a white vest that left his arms bare, showing off his tattoos that were copied from Blake

Inked up: Jack wore a white vest that left his arms bare, showing off his tattoos that were copied from Blake 

Costume: His costume also included blue denim jeans and a plaid fedora, while he hid his eyes behind a pair of black sunglasses

Costume: His costume also included blue denim jeans and a plaid fedora, while he hid his eyes behind a pair of black sunglasses

Smitten: The actors leaned in for a kiss as they played the part of the lovebirds in park

Smitten: The actors leaned in for a kiss as they played the part of the lovebirds in park

Braving it: Marisa's long legs were on full display as they filmed in the early morning light in the cold weather

Braving it: Marisa’s long legs were on full display as they filmed in the early morning light in the cold weather

The actors leaned in for a kiss as they played the part of the lovebirds in park.

The filming comes after Mitch Winehouse has defended the controversial casting choice for the new biopic – after many claimed Marisa and Amy don’t look enough alike.

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Dad Mitch disagrees with the backlash as he shared this week that Marisa is a ‘great choice’, admitting it doesn’t matter if they ‘don’t look exactly alike’. 

Props: They shared puffing on a fake cigarette as they both got into character

Props: They shared puffing on a fake cigarette as they both got into character

Break: In between takes, Marisa wrapped up in a large padded black coat to keep warm

Break: In between takes, Marisa wrapped up in a large padded black coat to keep warm

Shady lady: She sipped on a hot drink and shielded her eyes behind a pair of black sunglasses

Shady lady: She sipped on a hot drink and shielded her eyes behind a pair of black sunglasses

Cold: Jack also bundled up from the chilly temperatures in a black coat over a grey hoodie

Cold: Jack also bundled up from the chilly temperatures in a black coat over a grey hoodie

Scene: The scene they were filming was the famous park date between Amy and Blake in Primrose Hill in 2005

Scene: The scene they were filming was the famous park date between Amy and Blake in Primrose Hill in 2005

Relaxed: At one point Marisa stood over Jack, who lay on his back looking up at her

Relaxed: At one point Marisa stood over Jack, who lay on his back looking up at her

Dad Mitch disagrees with the backlash as he shared this week that Marisa is a ‘great choice’, admitting it doesn’t matter if they ‘don’t look exactly alike’. 

Chatting with TMZ on the new release about his daughter, Mitch said: ‘Marisa is Marisa and Amy is Amy … so it’s no big deal if they aren’t mirror images. 

‘Marisa is a great choice for the role.’

Defence: The filming comes after Mitch Winehouse has defended the controversial casting choice for the new biopic - after many claimed Marisa and Amy don't look enough alike

Defence: The filming comes after Mitch Winehouse has defended the controversial casting choice for the new biopic – after many claimed Marisa and Amy don’t look enough alike

Seal of approval: Dad Mitch disagrees with the backlash as he shared this week that Marisa is a 'great choice', admitting it doesn't matter if they 'don't look exactly alike'

Seal of approval: Dad Mitch disagrees with the backlash as he shared this week that Marisa is a ‘great choice’, admitting it doesn’t matter if they ‘don’t look exactly alike’

Disagrees: Dad Mitch disagrees with the backlash as he shared this week that Marisa is a 'great choice', admitting it doesn't matter if they 'don't look exactly alike'

Disagrees: Dad Mitch disagrees with the backlash as he shared this week that Marisa is a ‘great choice’, admitting it doesn’t matter if they ‘don’t look exactly alike’

Chatting with TM Z on the new release about his daughter, Mitch said: 'Marisa is Marisa and Amy is Amy ... so it's no big deal if they aren't mirror images'

Chatting with TM Z on the new release about his daughter, Mitch said: ‘Marisa is Marisa and Amy is Amy … so it’s no big deal if they aren’t mirror images’

He said: 'Marisa is a great choice for the role'

He said: ‘Marisa is a great choice for the role’

He continued that Eddie Marsan, who is playing Mitch, doesn't look exactly like him either, noting: 'there¿s too much emphasis on looks'

He continued that Eddie Marsan, who is playing Mitch, doesn’t look exactly like him either, noting: ‘there’s too much emphasis on looks’

He continued: 'Because there¿s plenty of Hollywood examples of actors not looking like their real-life character'

He continued: ‘Because there’s plenty of Hollywood examples of actors not looking like their real-life character’

Divided: Mitch's defense comes as the casting choice of Marisa, who is known for playing Yasmin in BBC One TV series Industry, left many fans divided as they took to social media

Divided: Mitch’s defense comes as the casting choice of Marisa, who is known for playing Yasmin in BBC One TV series Industry, left many fans divided as they took to social media

Family: Mitch and wife Janis are parents to Amy, who passed away from alcohol poisoning in 2011, and son Alex, 44

Family: Mitch and wife Janis are parents to Amy, who passed away from alcohol poisoning in 2011, and son Alex, 44

He continued that Eddie Marsan, who is playing Mitch, doesn’t look exactly like him either, noting: ‘there’s too much emphasis on looks.

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‘Because there’s plenty of Hollywood examples of actors not looking like their real-life character.’

Mitch’s defense comes as the casting choice of Marisa, who is known for playing Yasmin in BBC One TV series Industry, left many fans divided as they took to social media.

Criticism: But while the casting has her parents' seal of approval, Amy's friends are not so convinced either

Criticism: But while the casting has her parents’ seal of approval, Amy’s friends are not so convinced either

Non-identical: One told The Mail on Sunday that they are unhappy at the casting of Marisa because, despite the near perfect wig she wears and the identical tattoos, they do not think she looks like the Rehab singer

Non-identical: One told The Mail on Sunday that they are unhappy at the casting of Marisa because, despite the near perfect wig she wears and the identical tattoos, they do not think she looks like the Rehab singer

One fan tweeted: ‘Marisa Abela is a good actress but anyone who thinks she looks anything like Amy Winehouse needs to make an appointment with their eye doctor’.

‘Marisa Abela looks nothing like Amy Winehouse,’ echoed another.

As a third added: ‘It’s not a good choice. #amywinehouse had a natural softness and vulnerability. but Marisa Abela, as Amy, just looks hard and mean. Sorry’.

Streetwise: They also contrast Roedean-educated Ms Abela's social background with London-born Ms Winehouse, who was known for her streetwise persona

Streetwise: They also contrast Roedean-educated Ms Abela’s social background with London-born Ms Winehouse, who was known for her streetwise persona

'Nobody consulted us about Amy,' said the friend

‘Nobody consulted us about Amy,’ said the friend

Striking: 'How can it be authentic and accurate if they don't know the real Amy or the truth about what happened in her final years? We are against this and we are upset. Amy was absolutely striking'

Striking: ‘How can it be authentic and accurate if they don’t know the real Amy or the truth about what happened in her final years? We are against this and we are upset. Amy was absolutely striking’

Angry:  Friends of Amy are also furious with the makers of the biopic for failing to consult them about the star's life

Angry:  Friends of Amy are also furious with the makers of the biopic for failing to consult them about the star’s life

Worrying: They claim that executives working on Back To Black have not been in touch to ask about their memories of the late singer, raising fears that the film will be inaccurate

Worrying: They claim that executives working on Back To Black have not been in touch to ask about their memories of the late singer, raising fears that the film will be inaccurate

Too soon: Despite it being almost 12 years since Ms Winehouse was found unresponsive at her townhouse in Camden, North London, in July 2011, her grief-stricken friends still believe it is early for such a film to be made

Too soon: Despite it being almost 12 years since Ms Winehouse was found unresponsive at her townhouse in Camden, North London, in July 2011, her grief-stricken friends still believe it is early for such a film to be made

Quick turnaround: Sources on the set of Back To Black ¿ directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and named after Ms Winehouse's hit 2006 album ¿ say that filming is only due to last eight weeks, which industry insiders believe is not very long for such a production

Quick turnaround: Sources on the set of Back To Black – directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and named after Ms Winehouse’s hit 2006 album – say that filming is only due to last eight weeks, which industry insiders believe is not very long for such a production

One insider said: 'It all feels very fast, almost a bit smash and grab'

One insider said: ‘It all feels very fast, almost a bit smash and grab’

Mitch and wife Janis are parents to Amy, who passed away from alcohol poisoning in 2011, and son Alex, 44.

But while the casting has her parents’ seal of approval, Amy’s friends are not so convinced either.

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One told The Mail on Sunday that they are unhappy at the casting of Marisa because, despite the near perfect wig she wears and the identical tattoos, they do not think she looks like the Rehab singer.

They also contrast Roedean-educated Ms Abela’s social background with London-born Ms Winehouse, who was known for her streetwise persona.

Not convinced: One fan tweeted: 'Marisa Abela is a good actress but anyone who thinks she looks anything like Amy Winehouse needs to make an appointment with their eye doctor'

Not convinced: One fan tweeted: ‘Marisa Abela is a good actress but anyone who thinks she looks anything like Amy Winehouse needs to make an appointment with their eye doctor’

‘Nobody consulted us about Amy,’ said the friend. 

‘How can it be authentic and accurate if they don’t know the real Amy or the truth about what happened in her final years? We are against this and we are upset. Amy was absolutely striking.’

Friends of Amy are also furious with the makers of the biopic for failing to consult them about the star’s life, claiming that executives working on Back To Black have not been in touch to ask about their memories of the late singer, raising fears that the film will be inaccurate.

Close: Amy's father Mitch inherited her estate as the singer died at 27 with no will, meaning inheritance laws came into play (Mitch and Amy pictured together in 2008)

Close: Amy’s father Mitch inherited her estate as the singer died at 27 with no will, meaning inheritance laws came into play (Mitch and Amy pictured together in 2008)

Tough: Marisa, who is known for her role in BBC show Industry, has received backlash over the casting as fans claim she isn't the right fit

Tough: Marisa, who is known for her role in BBC show Industry, has received backlash over the casting as fans claim she isn’t the right fit

'I love you, Amy': Marisa has described Amy as one of her heroes, sharing a post to Instagram earlier this month as she paid tribute to the star

‘I love you, Amy’: Marisa has described Amy as one of her heroes, sharing a post to Instagram earlier this month as she paid tribute to the star

Despite it being almost 12 years since Ms Winehouse was found unresponsive at her townhouse in Camden, North London, in July 2011, her grief-stricken friends still believe it is early for such a film to be made.

Sources on the set of Back To Black – directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and named after Ms Winehouse’s hit 2006 album – say that filming is only due to last eight weeks, which industry insiders believe is not very long for such a production.

One insider said: ‘It all feels very fast, almost a bit smash and grab.’

Many have also doubted the film being made as a whole, accusing the project of ‘exploiting the singer’s legacy’ and ‘capitalising off her trauma’, with some calling for people to ‘just let her rest’.

Negative: Many have also doubted the film being made as a whole, accusing the project of 'exploiting the singer's legacy' and 'capitalising off her trauma', with some calling for people to 'just let her rest'

Negative: Many have also doubted the film being made as a whole, accusing the project of ‘exploiting the singer’s legacy’ and ‘capitalising off her trauma’, with some calling for people to ‘just let her rest’

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