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In the early summer of 1956, 23 year-old Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), just down from Oxford and determined to make his way in the film business, worked as a lowly assistant on the set of ‘The Prince and the Showgirl’. The film that famously united Sir Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh) and Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams), who was also on honeymoon with her new husband, the playwright Aurthur Miller (Dougray Scott).

Nearly 40 years on, his diary account The Prince, the Showgirl and Me was published, but one week was missing and this was published some years later as My Week with Marilyn – this is the story of that week. When Arthur Miller leaves England, the coast is clear for Colin to introduce Marilyn to some of the pleasures of British life; an idyllic week in which he escorted a Monroe desperate to get away from her retinue of Hollywood hangers-on and the pressures of work.

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'm not a huge fan of My Week With Marilyn overall-- it participates in the myth-making surround Marilyn Monroe even when it claims to dismantle it, and it's a shockingly shallow story overall-- but Williams is the best thing in it, and they're wise to showcase her in all the clips

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It's actually stunning how much Michelle Williams looks like Mariyln Monroe in the new Simon Curtis-directed My Week With Marilyn. There have been plenty of actors that bare passing resemblances to former stars in biopics, but Williams truly seems to have everything down, from the hair to the iconic beauty mark on her left cheek.

Stunning New Poster For My Week With Marilyn

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THR notes that much like Marilyn, the film will zero in on a brief, six-month stint in Kelly’s life where, in 1962, she’d left Hollywood and assumed a political position in Monaco and had to work behind the scenes to avoid a potential coup. With the ball rolling on a Kelly biopic, now we’re excited to see who’s hired to direct the feature, and who’ll be cast in the sure-to-be-coveted leading role.

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We've all seen the images by now. In Simon Curtis' My Week With Marilyn, Michelle Williams plays the legendary Marilyn Monroe and by the look of the stills she has nailed the appearance side of things. But what about her physicality? What about the voice? Even though the film is due on shortly, set to bow on November 4th, neither a trailer nor a clip has been released. That is, until today.

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The film, directed by Simon Curtis, is set during the filming of 1957's The Prince and the Showgirl where a young assistant named Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne) played witness to the famously hostile work environment created between Monroe and Olivier. Forty years after the movie was made, Clark published a book titled "The Prince, the Showgirl and Me," but it left out details about one week of the production.

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It's only fair that Kenneth Branagh would have the chance to play Sir Laurence Olivier at least once in his career. Both are UK-born actors who also dabbled in directing and had a penchant for bringing the works of Shakespeare to the big screen. Fortunately we won't have to wait long to see it.

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As if Michelle Williams done up in full Marilyn Monroe regalia wasn't attention-grabbing enough, the actress and her co-star Eddie Redmayne are splashes of color in a black and white world in the first poster for their new movie My Week With Marilyn. The movie premieres at the New York Film festival next month

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Unlike the ethereal close-up shot released while the movie was still in production, this is Williams playing a version of Monroe who is guarded and hounded by the public, a side of her that may be more important to My Week With Marilyn than the onscreen sexpot. That's the part of Monroe I think the quiet, thoughtful Williams can nail

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In this one she's bathed in warm honey-colored light and throwing her head back in a classic Marilyn pose (it's the one you see above, of course). Williams also talked about her experience embodying the character

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Principle photography has begun on The Weinstein Company’s sideways take on the life Marilyn Monroe. It’s called My Week with Marilyn and it’s based on the real life account

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Filming is set to begin in October, with Kenneth Branagh playing Monroe's hostile co-star Laurence Olivier and Dominic Cooper and Judi Dench rounding out the cast

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Branagh's participation in the film will likely depend more than anything on Thor, which is still shooting and will require plenty of his time in the post-production process

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