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Netflix Releases Trailer For Marilyn Monroe Movie Starring Ana de Armas

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Netflix Releases Trailer For Marilyn Monroe Movie Starring Ana de Armas

Netflix has released a new trailer for its Marilyn Monroe film, Blonde, starring Ana de Armas. Watch it here:

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The long-awaited film sees the 34-year-old play the Hollywood icon, and it caused a stir earlier this year after it was revealed to be the streaming site's first original film with an NC-17 rating, meaning it's not suitable for viewers under 17 years of age.

Based on Joyce Carol Oates' bestselling novel of the same name, it chronicles Monroe's private life.

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However, the author has insisted that the source material is a work of fiction and should not be regarded as a biography.

Netflix's official synopsis: "The film is a fictional portrait of the model, actress and singer during the ’50s and ’60s, told through the modern lens of celebrity culture."

It's safe to say Oates is already a fan of the big screen adaptation, writing on Twitter back in August 2020: "I have seen the rough cut of Andrew Dominick's adaptation and it is startling, brilliant, very disturbing & [perhaps most surprisingly] an utterly 'feminist' interpretation... not sure that any male director has ever achieved anything this."


Featured Image Credit: Netflix

Topics: Netflix, US News, TV and Film

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