Marilyn Monroe reborn! Ana de Armas bares an uncanny resemblance to the tragic screen siren as she recreates iconic Gentlemen Prefer Blondes scene in new images from biopic
Ana de Armas has shared new imagery from her upcoming Marilyn Monroe biopic Blonde, where she bares an uncanny resemblance to the tragic screen siren.
The 34-year-old Cuban-Spanish actress posted four snaps to her 7.3million Instagram followers on Wednesday, showing her recreate iconic moments from the Hollywood star’s career that will feature in the Netflix project.
They included a classic scene from the 1953 film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes that was famously copied by Madonna in her 1984 music video for the hit song Material Girl.
Uncanny! Ana de Armas bares a striking resemblance to Marilyn Monroe as she recreates the iconic Gentlemen Prefer Blondes scene in biopic of the tragic screen sex symbol
Ana could also be seen taking direction from a choreographer as she recreated the acting legend’s famous moves in the scene where Marilyn sings ‘Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend’ in the pink dress designed by William Travilla.
In another image, Ana recreated classic pictures with some of Marilyn’s ex-husbands playwright Arthur Miller (played by Adrien Brody) and Joe DiMaggio (played by Bobby Cannavale.)
Marilyn – who died at age 36 from an overdose of barbiturates at her Los Angeles home in 1962 – was also married to James Dougherty from 1942 to 1946.
Love story: Marilyn’s ex-husband, playwright Arthur Miller, is played by Adrien Brody in the film (pictured above)
Exes: Her second husband, American baseball player Joe DiMaggio, is played by Bobby Cannavale, and the pair are pictured above recreating a shot of the couple
Captioning the images, Ana praised her co-stars writing: ‘It was such a gift to get to work with actors like @adrienbrody and @bobby_cannavale on this beautiful project.’
She added: ‘Can’t wait for everyone to see the wonderful work they do in this film.’
Ana then named New Zealand-born Australian director Andrew Dominik in a hashtag, and teased fans that a new trailer for the movie will be dropping tomorrow.
Classic scenes: In another image it looked as though Ana was channeling Marilyn in the iconic film The Seven Year Itch
Earlier this month, a clip from the upcoming film had a haunting tone that suggested Monroe was vulnerable yet caught up in her own movie star image.
In scenes from the film, Ana goes from weeping to smiling as she looks in a mirror at her own superstar appearance, and then laughing, which hints at her erratically changing moods.
The movie goddess is also seen being mobbed by fans and the press as the police help the distressed celebrity through a crowd. Over the clip, Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend is sung in a slow, moody voice.