Brad Pitt's Plan B company to produce Marilyn Monroe movie 'Blonde'
Published Jun 1 2012, 20:57 BST | By Kristina Bustos Brad Pitt
is set to produce the upcoming Marilyn Monroe film Blonde
The actor's company Plan B will take over production with Andrew Dominik still attached as the director of the film, reports Collider
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was in pre-production with Naomi Watts attached to play Monroe at the same time that Simon Curtis's My Week with Marilyn
was in pre-production. Blonde
did not move forward according to plans, but My Week with Marilyn
arrived in cinemas and went on to be nominated for Oscars this year.
It is not clear if Watts, who is portraying Princess Diana in an upcoming biopic
, will join the project again.
Pitt and Dominik worked together on Killing Them Softly
, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2012
. Killing Them Softly
will arrive at cinemas on September 21 in the US and the UK.
Watch the trailer for My Week with Marilyn