Marilyn Monroe was one of the most famous stars in the 50s and 60s, and even today, that name still piques many people’s interests. Her talent and her complicated personal life have resulted in multiple documentaries and films movies being produced. The latest one is Netflix’s, Blonde.
The film stars Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe, Adrien Brody as The Playwright, Bobby Cannavale as The Ex-Athlete, Julianne Nicholson as Gladys, Caspar Phillipson as The President, Sara Paxton as Miss Flynn, Toby Huss as Whitey, Rebecca Wisocky as Yvet, Xavier Samuel as Cass, David Warshofsky as Mr. Z, Evan Williams as Eddy, Lily Fisher as Young Norma Jeane (aka Marilyn Monroe), and Dan Butler.
Andrew Dominik served as writer and director, with actor Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, and Jeremy Kleiner producing the upcoming movie. The movie will be released Wednesday, Sept. 28, on Netflix.
With so many documentaries and films, you might be wondering what else this project has to offer. We’ve got the answer for you below!
What is Blonde starring Ana de Armas about on Netflix?
Blonde is a fictionalized retelling of the life and career of Marilyn Monroe. The movie is based on the novel of the same name by Joyce Carol Oates. The reimagined tale takes us into the life of Marilyn Monroe, exploring the split between her public and private selves – from her volatile childhood as Norma Jeane, through her rise to stardom and her famous romantic entanglements.
The trailer reveals some of the iconic moments from the actress’ films, hinting at her struggles, and the toll being front and center in the public eye eventually took on her. Check out the video below!
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