Adrien Brody has predicted his upcoming movie Blond will stir up “some controversy” over the retelling of Marilyn Monroe’s life and death.
In a new video interview on Wednesday (June 22), Brody reflected on his career highlights, including becoming the youngest person to win the Best Actor Oscar for his performance in 2002 The pianist.
Speak with meetingis Pete Hammond, Brody recalled being “in awe” of his fellow contestants, including Jack Nicholson and Daniel Day Lewis, at the ceremony that year.
“I worked really hard, but I was really a nobody and hadn’t won in any of the previous categories,” the actor continued, adding, “I wasn’t confident that that was going to happen.”
Towards the end of the clip, Brody joked, “There’s going to be some controversy” surrounding Netflix’s fictionalized biopic of Monroe, which is slated for release in the same year as biopics of Elvis Presley, Whitney Houston, “the father of the atomic bomb” J Robert Oppenheimer, and the two of them New York Times Journalists whose investigations into Harvey Weinstein sparked the #MeToo movement.
Brody stars alongside Ana de Armas’ Monroe as the husband of Hollywood star, playwright Arthur Miller. The film was already the subject of controversy in the US due to its NC-17 rating (one above an R rating), leading fans to speculate that it will contain sexually explicit scenes.
“It’s a challenging film,” said director Andrew Dominik screen daily in February of this year. “If the audience doesn’t like it, that’s the damn audience’s problem. It is not running for public office.”
In addition to BlondBrody will also star in the new Wes Anderson comedy asteroid cityTom George’s thriller See how they run with Sam Rockwell and John Tengroves manodrome with Jesse Eisenberg.
Brody is currently the star of the HBO drama Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, in which he plays former NBA Los Angeles Lakers coach Pat Riley. He also appeared as Josh Aaronson in the final season of Adam McKay’s hit successor.
Blond is due to appear in the fall of this year.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/adrien-brody-blonde-marilyn-monroe-netflix-b2107508.html Adrien Brody predicts there will be “some controversy” with Netflix’s Marilyn Monroe biopic