A major pop culture icon, Marilyn Monroe was an American model, actress, and singer. The fans are all set to experience her life in detail as Netflix is coming up with Blonde. The biopic drama film directed and written by Andrew Dominik is a fictional take on the tumultuous life of Marilyn Monroe. It is an adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ 2000 novel of the same name. The movie will be reimagining the life of the legendary actor with Ana de Armas in the lead role.
Before releasing on the American streaming platform on September 28, Blonde had its world premiere at the 2022 Venice Film Festival. The movie received a 14-minute standing ovation during the event and has raised the fans’ expectations. Monroe is a controversial character, but Ana de Armas didn’t have any exhibitions regarding playing her on the screen. Let us see what the Cuban-Spanish actress has to say about the American icon.
Ana de Armas reflects on her opinion about Marilyn Monroe
Ana de Armas looked stunning in pink as she walked on the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival. The Gray Man star shared her opinion about Monroe during the press conference. The actress believes that with Blonde they have a huge responsibility to honor the American pop culture icon. She further added that the cast and crew were mentally aware of what they were creating on the sets.
“If you put aside the movie star that she was, she’s just a woman just like me. I feel like all of us feel so much respect and responsibility to do good to her and to honor her,” Ana said during the press conference, as quoted by Netflix.
Meanwhile, Ana’s on-screen mother, Julianne Nicholson, reflected on the challenging role. Nicholson believes that it was one of the most challenging and complex roles of her acting career, making the movie more special and memorable for her.
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