Just as their brunette counterparts seem to be required to play Jackie Kennedy, Hollywood’s blondes are seemingly obligated to play Marilyn Monroe. Both Naomi Watts and Michelle Williams are going to be starring in different Marilyn-centric projects. Watts will be playing Monroe through the years in an adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ novel Blonde. Williams will star in an as-yet-unnamed film that “focuses on the late screen legend’s time spent in England while filming 1957′s The Prince and the Showgirl with Laurence Olivier.” Here are some of the famous blondes who have tried their hand at playing Monroe.
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