Netflix’s new fictionalized historic drama about Marilyn Monroe, “Blonde,” is now obtainable to stream. The movie stars Ana de Armas as Monroe, and if you happen to’ve already seen it — and even simply the early promotional materials — you already know the actor was fully remodeled with hair and make-up for the position.
Tina Roesler Kerwin, the film’s make-up division head, and Jaime Leigh McIntosh, the hair division head, have been accountable for the magic that occurred off digicam, which concerned a bald cap, 5 wigs, brow prosthetics, and plenty of make-up. The intensive course of had de Armas within the hair and make-up chair for hours each morning earlier than filming may start, evident by the time-lapse video that Netflix shared on YouTube on Sept. 30.
Within the mesmerizing 51-second clip, we get to see de Armas turn out to be Monroe proper earlier than our eyes. She enjoys a cup of espresso, seems to be at her cellphone, and even eats a chunk of avocado toast as Kerwin and McIntosh buzz round her, slicking again her hair, placing on a bald cap, adhering numerous silicone items to her pores and skin, and meticulously making use of make-up. On the finish, de Armas is a spitting picture of the “blond bombshell” herself.
Watch the total video above.