Jessica Chastain will star in the drama Blonde, which will be based on the novel of the same name by Joyce Carol Oates. This is reported by The Wrap.
The book is dedicated to Norma Jean Baker, better known to the whole world under the screen pseudonym Marilyn Monroe. The novel was released in 2000 and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Literature.
It was previously assumed that the role of Monroe will be played by Naomi Watts, a series of test shots of the actress in the appropriate makeup was even taken, but this adaptation was not destined to materialize.
Terms of work on the project have not yet been specified.
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