Netflix announced this Tuesday all the movies it will premiere in 2021. Among them was Blonde: the biographical tape about Marilyn Monroe that will star Ana de Armas. The launch already generates great expectations and it is getting closer and closer. When is it released and what else is known about the project?
The film is based on the book of the same name by Joyce Carol Oates which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2000 and which was also adapted into a feature film in 2001 (Poppy Montgomery took the lead role on that occasion). It is a fictional version in the intimate life of the American pop icon.
Andrew Dominik is the director of a production in which he has worked since 2010 with a script that he wrote. The project lasted until in 2019 it revived and de Armas was chosen for the leading role. Filming work took place at the end of 2019 and the film is currently in post-production..
In addition to the main actress, Blonde has a great cast that completes: Garret Dillahunt, Scoot McNairy, Lucy DeVito, Michael Masini, Spencer Garrett, Chris Lemmon, Rebecca Wisocky, Ned Bellamy y Dan Butler. At the time, images of Marilyn’s character were leaked, which is strikingly similar to the real.
“Thinking of you today, Norma Jeane. You have never been more present and closer to my heart. Thank you.”, was the posting of Ana de Armas when she was confirmed with the role. The 32-year-old actress who is a deep admirer of the star who died at 36. The girlfriend of Ben Affleck has a long history that had it in movies like War Dogs, Blade Runner 2049 and Knives Out.
When is Blonde on Netflix: the movie about Marilyn Monroe?
Netflix officially confirmed that Blonde will premiere in 2021, although it has not yet given a specific date. With the filming completed more than a year ago, only details remain for the film to see the light.