Ana de Armas, a Cuban actor, has become one of Hollywood's most sought-after actors after a memorable role in Rian Johnsons Knives Out and No Time to Die, according to Variety. The film, which premiered in July, features de Armas as Monroe, as well as Adrien Brody as Joe DiMaggio and Julianne Nicholson as Monroe's mother, Gladys Pearl Baker.
Ana de Armas, a Cuban actor, has become one of Hollywood's most sought-after performers following a stellar performance in Rian Johnson's Knives Out and a memorable appearance in the most recent James Bond thriller, No Time to Die, which was released on Netflix. Following the release of the teaser, the Monroes estate has made some reservations about the project.
The Marilyn Monroe Estate has issued a statement about Ana de Armas as Monroe in the upcoming film Blonde, defending the actors accent as Monroe. Adrien Brody will play Arthur Miller, Bobby Cannavale will play Joe DiMaggio, and Julianne Nicholson will play Monroe's mother Gladys Pearl Baker.
The release of Marilyn Monroes' estate comes on the heels of the official trailer for Blonde that was released to the public in July. Many Monroes fans were dissatisfied with Ana de Armas' portrayal, despite the actor working for over a year with a dialect coach to perfect Monroes unique voice. Without seeing the film in its entirety, it appears that audiences have already made up their minds about the NC-17-rated film, which premiered at the 79th Venice International Film Festival and received praise from
Norma Jeane Mortenson became one of the most popular film actors of the 1950s and 1960s. After a tense marriage to James Dougherty, Joe DiMaggio, and Arthur Miller, she became known as a sex symbol, which Blonde and Ana de Armas will focus on when the film is released to wider audiences. In My Week with Marilyn, Kenneth Branagh and Eddie Redmayne also played Monroe.