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The "Real" Blonde

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Yesterday Netflix dropped the trailer and release date for the Ana De Armas version of Blonde - a Marilyn Monroe biopic based on our film Blonde and the bestselling novel of "historical-fiction" by Joyce Carol Oates -- a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2001.  Blonde is a mini-series that mixes a fictional interpretation of Marilyn Monroe with actual events that happened in her life. From her childhood years, her first marriage, and her first encounter with a professional photographer, to her contract with 20th Century Fox and marriage to Joe DiMaggio, Blonde captures Monroe's sensational life and the indelible mark she left on Hollywood.  Joyce Chopra directes an excellent cast featuring Poppy Montgomery as Monroe, Patrick Dempsey, Ann-Margret, Eric Bogosian, Jensen Ackles, Griffin Dunne, Kirstie Alley, and Patricia Richardson. Don't wait until September to see its adaptation; stream the "real" Blonde now on  TheArchive . And don't miss this other

Streaming Spotlight: Marilyn and the Real 'Blonde'

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Norma Jean Baker may need an introduction but Marilyn need not. The life of Marilyn Monroe has left so many stones yet to be overturned. And in just the few decades she was on the planet, more content, drama, and speculation has been conjured than could fill the annals of history.  Since we still have so much to learn, and the collective world has told us they have not grown weary of that learning, we wanted to celebrate this undeniable iconoclast’s birthday with some of our favorites from TheArchive . We start with Blonde , because it’s sexy, timeless, and has an amazing cast including Poppy Montgomery as Marilyn, Patricia Richardson, Patrick Dempsey, Wallace Shawn, Griffin Dunne, Emily Browning, Jensen Ackles, Ann-Margret, and Kirstie Alley. While Netflix has the Brad Pitt produced version starring the impossibly gorgeous Ana de Armas coming soon, TheArchive has our’s ready to stream free now on Roku . This mini-series mixes a fictional interpretation of Marilyn Monroe with actual e