When Ana de Armas initially showed Chris Evans a still from her camera test as Marilyn Monroe for Blonde, Chris Evans recalls having a “holy shit!” experience.
Chris Evans is a well-known admirer of Ana de Armas’ stunning portrayal of Marilyn Monroe, one of the greatest female movie icons from the Golden Age of Hollywood. During a conversation with Variety, the Avengers: Endgame actor, who co-starred with Armas in the successful films Knives Out and The Gray Man, was all love for the stunning and gifted actress.
praising Ana de Armas’s sincere commitment to performing a “Given how well-known Marilyn Monroe was, is, and always will be, Chris Evans said of her “extremely demanding” role in Blonde, “I think this was one of the first opportunities she had to really sink her teeth into something extremely demanding. I saw joy instead of fear at all.” Evans remembered being so awestruck by Ana when Armas first showed him a still from her camera test as Monroe that he immediately predicted she would win an Academy Award.
Chris Evans enthusiastically said, “When I first saw it, I thought, “OK, that’s Marilyn, but where’s your shot?” Is that you? Holy crap! This is going to earn you an Oscar!”
We are now more intrigued than ever to see how Ana de Armas does in Blonde as Marilyn Monroe!
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Based on the 2000 novel of the same name by Joyce Carol Oates, Blonde, directed by Andrew Dominik, also stars Adrien Brody and Bobby Cannavale. On September 28, the historical psychological drama movie will be released.