On June 16, the trailer for Blonde was finally released and gave a peek inside Ana de Armas’ Marilyn Monroe character. However, it was stated that it was an NC-17 movie. If you are confused about what it means, we have all the details for you.
Monroe has been considered an iconic ever since she first made her debut in the entertainment industry. Since then, there hasn’t been a day when her remarkable work is not revisited.
Recently, Kim Kardashian also honored the star by wearing her iconic dress to the 2022 Met Gala. Now, we are having a movie about the actress and the trailer has hinted that Armas has channeled her beautifully.
NC-17 Movie meaning explained
NC-17 movie means that no one aged 17 or under will be allowed to watch this movie. If you wish to watch these movie in the theater, in most cases, you are asked for an identity to ensure you are over 17.
Several other hit movies have had the NC-17 guideline added to them in the past. These include American Psycho, Boys Don’t Cry, Dead Presidents, Don’t Breathe 2, and several others.
What we know about the upcoming movie
The upcoming movie is an adaptation of the novel Monroe that looks back at the life of the Hollywood icon, as reported by Hollywood Reporter. The film starts by focusing on Monroe’s life as Norma Jeane, a child who had big dreams.
This is followed by a peek inside how she managed to gain success in the entertainment industry while also shedding light on the relationships she has had. While most of the content is based around the novel, there are some elements of fiction that are also attached.
The movie hopes to give fans an idea of how Monroe was in her personal and public space. The writer and director of the movie, Andrew Dominik, the movie highlights Monroe was very different in her private life and often used her public image as armor to protect herself from the thoughts she had. Fans will have an opportunity to see that in play.
When is the movie going to release?
The movie is all set to drop on Netflix on September 23. This is the first NC-17 movie that is being released by the platform.
At the moment, it is unclear if the streaming giant will be issuing a disclaimer before the movie starts to make the audience notified about the age appropriateness.