Jessica chastain marilyn monroe

Jessica Chastain In
Talks to Play Marilyn
Monroe – 7 Other Stars
Who Have Starred as
the Blonde Bombshell

Everyone’s favorite redhead, Jessica Chastain, may soon be playing the world’s most famous blonde—Marilyn Monroe.

According to a new report, the Academy Award nominee is in talks to play the Hollywood icon in a big-screen adaptation of Blonde, the novel by Joyce Carol Oates.

The Pulitzer Prize finalist, which is actually a work of fiction, delves into Marilyn’s personal life, from her beginnings as a model to her quick rise to fame as an international sex symbol.

Riccardo Tisci: “Kim Kardashian Is the Marilyn Monroe of Her Generation

TheWrap.com reports Andrew Dominik is set to direct the flick, while Brad Pitt’s production company Plan B is rumored to produce.

In 2001—just one year after the book was published—CBS adapted the bestseller into a mini series starring Poppy Montgomery as the late star.

Of course, there have been countless stars to channel their inner Marilyn for the cameras—like these 7 celebs!

Real Housewives of Orange County’s Tamra Judge Breaks Her Silence Since Ex’s Allegations That She Neglected Her Children
Iggy Azalea Can No Longer Crowd Surf at Concerts, Claims Fans Sexually Harassed Her During a Show