Jamie Lee Curtis was Ana de Armas cheerleader to become Marilyn!

Ana de Armas revealed that her “Knives Out” co-star Jamie Lee Curtis helped her secure the role of Marilyn Monroe in the upcoming Netflix’s movie Blonde. Keep reading as we reveal the secret advice of the Hollywood legend.

  • Ana de Armas was born in April 30, 1988 in Santa Cruz del Norte, Havana, Cuba.
  • The actress become a Hollywood star after playing Joi the Artificial Intelligence hologram girlfriend of Ryan Gosling in “Blade Runner 2049”, directed by Denis Villeneuve in 2017.
  • De Armas became a breakout star thanks to her amazing performance in “Knives Out” for which she received a well-deserved Golden Globe nomination.
Ana de Armas blonde bombshell as Marilyn!

Marilyn Monroe is one of the most iconic movie stars of the 20th century. There have been many movies about the gorgeous, glamorous star but the upcoming Netflix's "Blonde" is a truly unique and original biopic.

The 32-year-old actress Ana de Armas only had to audition for her “Blonde” role once. The director immediately said: “It’s you,”. Still, she had to perform in front of everybody: the producers (including Brad Pitt) and all the investors.

The promising actress managed to convince them all. A Cuban playing Marilyn Monroe was her biggest dream!

Jamie Lee Curtis worked with de Armas on “Knives Out,”. But did you know that her father Tony Curtis also knew Monroe and starred with the diva in her most celebrated movie, “Some Like it Hot” Billy Wilder’s Hollywood classic.

Ana de Armas encouraged by Jamie Lee Curtis to play Marilyn!

Curtis recalls the moment when Ana showed her a video of her screen tests for “Blonde.” She revealed that she almost dropped to the floor! “I couldn’t believe it. Ana was completely gone. She was Marilyn.”

Ana de Armas as the most famous blonde.

We can’t wait to see this biopic! Ana’s acting is wonderful, stunning and a very feminist adaptation of “The Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” amazing star!

Corey Robertson

Corey Robertson is an American journalist and writer. She has over 20 years experience in the movie industry. A pretzels fan who loves Hollywood romantic comedies and a walk in the park. + info

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