Monthly Archives: September 2012

Lady Gaga’s Blonde Moment

Lady Gaga responded to criticisms of her recent weight gain via Twitter last night, sharing a photo of Marilyn with this quote, accompanied by a message from Gaga: ‘And thank to my fans who love me no matter what, and … Continue reading

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Casting Norma Jeane

Casting Norma Jeane: A Starlet is Transformed into Marilyn Monroe focuses on 1946, the year when 20 year-old Norma Jeane Dougherty became Marilyn Monroe. Author James Glaeg met Sam and Enid Knebelcamp, part of her extended family, in 1958. The book … Continue reading

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‘Love, Marilyn’ to Go Digital in US

Cinedigm Entertainment has bought all US DVD/Digital/VOD rights to Love, Marilyn in a deal with Submarine Entertainment, reports Indiewire. (The above montage shows some of the famous faces involved in Liz Garbus’s highly anticipated documentary.)

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Tom Tierney Launches New Book

Illustrator Tom Tierney, author of Marilyn Monroe: Paper Dolls (2000), has produced a second book dedicated to MM. Film Fashions of Travilla was commissioned by the costume designer’s estate and can be ordered from Eric Woodard (author of Hometown Girl) via email at … Continue reading

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Marilyn and Maf ‘Go Brooklyn’

Artist Liz Grammaticas‘s painting of Marilyn and Maf (after Eric Skipsey’s 1961 portrait) is featured in Go Brooklyn, ‘a community-curated open studio project.’ Writing for Hyperallergic, Hrag Vartanian comments, ‘Elizabeth Grammaticas‘ paintings of classic Hollywood divas and teen stars were … Continue reading

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Marilyn in Art: Seen and Unseen

Artist and photographer Mary Ann Lynch, whose ‘Forever Marilyn‘ project featured sightings of Monroe’s image across the globe, has now created a self-portrait – with eyes closed, holding a newspaper article featuring make-up man Allan ‘Whitey’ Snyder’s personal snapshots of Marilyn … Continue reading

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Marilyn’s Last Script at PFC Auctions

Marilyn’s personal script for her last, unfinished movie, Something’s Got to Give - is currently on auction at Paul Fraser Collectibles, reports The Independent. (A signed note from Marilyn, penned during filming of The Prince and the Showgirl, is also for sale.)

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More Screenings Set for ‘Love, Marilyn’

A screening of Love, Marilyn will open The Hamptons Film Festival at East Hampton, Long Island, on October 4th. (Marilyn stayed at Long Island in the summer of 1957 with husband Arthur Miller.) In other news, the Canadian theatrical rights to Love, Marilyn … Continue reading

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Christina’s Marilyn Moment

Christina Aguilera has revealed the artwork for her new single, ‘Your Body’, and – not for the first time in her career – it may be inspired by Marilyn, specifically her iconic photo session with Bert Stern in 1962. Incidentally, … Continue reading

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HBO Acquires US TV Rights to ‘Love, Marilyn’

HBO has acquired TV rights for Liz Garbus’s documentary, Love, Marilyn, in the US, reports Variety. “The film is written, directed and produced by Garbus and produced by Stanley Buchthal and Amy Hobby. Executive producers are Anne Carey, Olivier Courson, Harold Van … Continue reading

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