The film about Marilyn Monroe with Ana de Armas will arrive in September on Netflix

Netflix will premiere on September 23 “Blonde”, the Marilyn Monroe biopic (1926-1962), which will star the Spanish-Cuban actress Ana de Armas, based on the novel by Joyce Carol Oates, the audiovisual platform announced on social networks this Thursday.

It also released a first trailer for the film and photographs of the protagonist characterized as the blonde Hollywood legend for this film, directed by Andrew Dominik.

“Blonde” is a fictional portrait of the life of the American actress and singerwhich chronicles how Norma Jeane Baker, the daughter of a single mother and victim of abuse, became the most persecuted celebrity in the world.

Also imagine what could happen beyond the spotlightinvestigating their traumas and the division between their public image and the private sphere.

“The film focuses on the relationship with herself and with that other person, Marilyn, who is both her armor and her greatest threat,” the director advances in the film’s production notes, in which he also describes the absolute commitment of Ana de Armas with the character.

She spent between two and a half and three hours doing her hair and makeup every morning. of 47 days of shooting before arriving on set to work on a series of emotionally wrenching scenes,” he says.

Like the novel, the film will recreate iconic moments from Monroe’s life and career, such as her performance in the 1953 Howard Hawks musical. “Gentlemen prefer blondes”, but he will also take “dramatic licenses” with his life and the characters around him.

The cast includes American actors Adrien Brody, Bobby Cannavale and Julianne Nicholson.