Actress Michelle Williams Wanted for Marilyn Monroe Role

Actress Michelle Williams has reportedly been offered to take on the role of Marilyn Monroe in a new movie about the screen icon.

Williams has been chosen to play the lead in upcoming film My Week With Marilyn, beating actresses Scarlett Johansson and Amy Adams who were earlier considered for the part.

However, according to Daily Mail, director Simon Curtis and producer David Parfitt picked are waiting for the Brokeback Mountain star to agree, reports the Daily Express.

The picture will document Monroe’s time filming 1957 movie The Prince and The Showgirl with Laurence Olivier and is based on a diary kept by the film’s assistant director Colin Clarke.