First Look At Michelle Williams As Marilyn Monroe
Principle photography has begun on The Weinstein Companyís sideways take on the life Marilyn Monroe. Itís called My Week with Marilyn and itís based on the real life account of a 23-year-old from Oxford who gets sucked into Marilynís life in 1956 as she escapes from Hollywood to Britain. Eddie Redmayne, Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Dominic Cooper, Emma Watson ("Harry Potter" films) and Julia Ormond are all in the film but Marilyn will be played by Michelle Williams. This is our first look at her in full Monroe regalia.
Iíve wondered from the beginning whether sheíd be able to pull it off. Michelle is a fantastic actress, maybe one of Hollywoodís best, but she looks nothing like Marilyn. But I guess the theory here is that you can die anyoneís hair blonde and give them the Marilyn look and while I still donít think she looks like the Hollywood icon, sheís close enough. Take a look:
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