Brad Pitt to produce biopic on Marilyn Monroe

June 5th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Los Angeles, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brad Pitt is currently helping director Andrew Dominik in the creation of his film ‘Blonde’, which is a Marilyn Monroe biopic.

He will be the film’s producer through his Plan B production company, whose productions include The Departed, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, and Moneyball, which received a Best Picture nomination. Pitt still has not decided if he will take part in the film as an actor or not.

Prior to this production, he had worked with Dominik on the films The Assassination of Jesse James and the upcoming thriller Killing Them Softly.

Naomi Watts is cast to play the role of the iconic blonde sex-symbol in the movie. The shooting intended to start in January 2011, but was later cancelled.

In April 2012, Pitt announced his engagement to fellow actress Angelina Jolie.

The actor has been previously married to the Friends’ star Jenniffer Aniston, whom he married in a private wedding in Malibu on 2000. After seven years of matrimony, the couple divorced.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been romantically involved for over seven years and they have six children together. The couple starred together in the movie “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”. Pitt rose to fame after taking part in movies like “Thelma & Louise” (1991), “Interview with the Vampire” (1994), “Ocean’s Eleven” (2001), and “Troy” (2004).

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