Angelina to play Marilyn?August 17th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie is likely to play the role of Marilyn Monroe in a movie about the last two years of her life.
Andrew O’Hagan, who wrote the book “The Life and Opinions of Maf The Dog, and Of His Friend Marilyn Monroe”, has revealed that the “Salt” star is being considered in the Hollywood adaptation of his novel.
While speaking at the Edinburgh Book Festival, O’Hagen also revealed that Clooney would play Monroe’s friend Frank Sinatra in the biopic, reports femalefirst.co.uk
The book tells the story of the “Some Like It Hot” actress’ two years prior to her death in 1962 from the perspective of her dog Maf, given to her as a gift from Sinatra.
Actresses Christina Hendricks and Scarlett Johansson were previously lined up to play Monroe.
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