Blonde: Release date, cast, synopsis, teaser & more

‘Blonde’ is based on Joyce Carol Oates’ bestselling novel of the same name and chronicles the life of the iconic Hollywood actress, Marylin Monroe.

Release date

Blonde will premiere on September 23, 2022, on Netflix.

Cast and creators

  • Ana de Armas
  • Bobby Cannavale
  • Adrien Brody
  • Julianne Nicholson
  • Xavier Samuel
  • Evan Williams

Directed by: Andrew Dominik


“A look at the rise to fame and the epic demise of actress Marilyn Monroe, one of the biggest stars in the world.”

Other details

Netflix asked the director to tone down the sexual content. Regardless, the film received an NC-17 rating for it. The second NC-17 film of this decade. The first one is ‘Pleasure’ by Ninja Thyberg.


A sad Monroe sits in the makeup chair in the teaser, saying, “Please come. Don’t abandon me”.

Until the woman she’s calling out for arrives, iconic scenes from Monroe’s life follow, such as her white dress billowing over the subway grate. Monroe was waiting for herself in the mirror, all made-up and transformed, with the grin and laugh that enchanted the world.

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