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Ana de Armas asked permission from Marilyn Monroe to play her in the film. What? Yes!

Ana de Armas (Photo: frame from the film “Blonde”)

Marilyn Monroe passed away 60 years ago but continues to be one of the most discussed and mysterious figures in Hollywood. The stars never cease to turn to the image of the pop diva, and films about the life of Monroe still arouse great interest among the public. So, this year one of the most anticipated bio optics was the film “Blonde” by Andrew Dominik with Ana de Armas in the title role.

And while everyone admires the actress, who managed to get used to the image of Marilyn Monroe so accurately, Ana de Armas herself, not for the first time, tells the strange details of the shooting, from which goosebumps will run through your skin. Not so long ago, she admitted that she felt the “presence” of a pop star on the set and the day before she revealed another secret, which, according to her, helped her cope with this role.

Ana de Armas said in a recent interview that she had to do a lot of work before she started filming. And besides the fact that the actress spent a year diligently engaged in practical preparation for the role, she also resorted to not quite traditional ideas. It turns out that Ana and the film crew went to the grave of Marilyn Monroe.

“Each of us wrote our appeal to Marilyn, after which we went to the cemetery and put this note on her grave. In a way, we wanted to ask her permission to shoot the film. Everyone felt a huge responsibility, and we were very aware of the side of the story that we were going to tell. The story of Norma Jean (real name Marilyn Monroe. – Approx. ed.), the person behind the character of Monroe, and what she was, ”admitted Ana de Armas.

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