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Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'

  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Michelle Williams plays the role of the much coveted star in 'My Week with Marilyn'.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • 'My Week with Marilyn' is an upcoming British drama film directed by Simon Curtis and written by Adrian Hodges.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • It stars Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Redmayne, Dougray Scott, Judi Dench and Emma Watson.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • The movie is based on two books by Colin Clark, it depicts the making of the 1957 film 'The Prince and the Showgirl', which starred Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • The film focuses on the week in which Monroe spent time being escorted around Britain by Clark, after her husband, Arthur Miller, left the country.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Principal photography began on 4 October 2010 at Pinewood Studios.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Filming took place at Saltwood Castle, White Waltham Airfield and on locations in and around London.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Curtis also used the same studio in which Monroe shot 'The Prince and the Showgirl' in 1956.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • 'My Week with Marilyn' had its world premiere at the New York Film Festival on 9 October 2011.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • It was also shown at the Mill Valley Film Festival two days later.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • The film will be released in the United States on 23 November 2011 and on 25 November in the United Kingdom.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • The story of the movie goes - In the summer of 1956, Colin Clark works as an assistant on the British set of 'The Prince and the Showgirl'.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • The movie stars stars Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe, who is also on honeymoon with her new husband, playwright Arthur Miller.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • When Miller leaves the country, Clark introduces Monroe to British life and they spend a week together.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • During this time she escapes from her Hollywood routine and the pressures of work.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • The screenplay has been adapted and written by Adrian Hodges from the two books.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • The film is directed by Simon Curtis and it is his feature debut.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • David Parfitt produced the film, which was financed by The Weinstein Company and BBC Films.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • In August 2009, Scarlett Johansson became the frontrunner to play Marilyn Monroe in the film.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Kate Hudson, Amy Adams and Michelle Williams were also named as potential candidates for Monroe.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Three months later, it was revealed that Williams was in talks for the role
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Williams was the only actress that producers met with during casting, despite the other actresses being considered for the role.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • The actress then spent six months reading biographies, diaries, letters, poems, and notes about and from Monroe.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • She also looked at photographs, watched her films and listened to recordings.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Williams had to gain weight for the role and she worked with a choreographer to help perfect Monroe's walk.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Harry Potter actress Emma Watson has been cast in the small role of wardrobe assistant, Lucy.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Judi Dench plays Sybil Thorndike in the movie.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Judi Dench filmed her scenes in September 2010 as she had to go to India to begin work on another project.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • The film's original score was composed by American film composer and orchestrator, Conrad Pope, and French film composer, Alexandre Desplat.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Desplat wrote a piece of music for My Week With Marilyn titled 'Marilyn's Theme', which Pope adapted into his score.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Dougray Scott plays the role of Arthur Miller in the movie.
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'
  • Monroe's incredible appeal in 'My Week with Marilyn'