Hollywood star Ana De Armas – Here comes Marilyn MonZWO

Hollywood star Ana De Armas plays film icon |

Here comes Marilyn MonZWO

Some like it white(-blonde)…

The film world is eagerly awaiting “Blonde”, the Netflix film adaptation of the life of Marilyn Monroe († 36), who died 60 years ago today. It’s already pretty clear: the main actress Ana de Armas (34, “Knives Out”) resembles the film icon thanks to the mask, costume and light almost down to the very last tip of the hair.

The cursed white dress: Ana de Armas’ white dress also flies in the air – and her pose also fits

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Marilyn Monroe with her costume designer in the 1950s

Marilyn Monroe with her costume designer in the 1950s

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Ana de Armas recreates the scene in a confusingly similar way

Ana de Armas recreates the scene in a confusingly similar way

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However: Even now, the supposedly wrong – because slightly Spanish – accent of de Armas, who was born in Cuba, is bringing the critics to the barricades. Surprising.

Because de Armas, who was in a relationship with Ben Affleck (49) between 2020 and 2021, had, according to the actress to “The Times”, prepared intensively for the role of her life.

Original: the Monroe and her husband, author Arthur Miller (1915-2005,

Original: the Monroe and her husband, author Arthur Miller (1915-2005, “Death of a Salesman”), in 1957 in New York

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Film: Ana de Armas with her film partner Adrien Brody (49)

Film: Ana de Armas with her film partner Adrien Brody (49)

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“It took me nine months of dialect coaching, practice and a few more sessions,” says the actress. It was a “big ordeal, so exhausting”: “My brain was broken.”

YOU already played Marilyn Monroe

★ 1976 Misty Rowe (72) in

★ 1976 Misty Rowe (72) in “Goodbye, Norma Jean”

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★ 1980 Catherine Hicks (70) in

★ 1980 Catherine Hicks (70) in “Marilyn Monroe – A True Story”

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★ 1985 Theresa Russell (65) in

★ 1985 Theresa Russell (65) in “Insignificance – The Cursed Night”

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★ 1991 Susan Griffiths (62) in

★ 1991 Susan Griffiths (62) in “Marilyn and Me”

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★ 2001 Poppy Montgomery (50) in

★ 2001 Poppy Montgomery (50) in “Blonde”

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★ 2015 Kelli Garner (38) in

★ 2015 Kelli Garner (38) in “The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe”

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It remains to be seen if Ana de Armas can really fill in Marilyn Monroe’s big shoes.

“Blonde” will be shown worldwide from September 28th.

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