A photo shoot for the stills of Marilyn Monroe that would feature throughout Andrew Dominik’s “Blonde,”
Jaime Leigh McIntosh, Roesler Kerwin spent two and a half hours each morning applying hair and makeup to de Armas.
That photo shoot for stills gave us a chance to try out a lot of different colors and figure out what worked.
It gave us a chance to figure out what worked better in black and white as opposed to color,” explains Kerwin.
The mandate was “to find our Marilyn in Ana and not put Marilyn’s hair and makeup on Ana,
To recreate 1955’s “The Seven Year Itch, in which Monroe’s character walks over a subway grate and her dress blows up in the breeze.
McIntosh notes, she made Armas’ wig for this scene a little straighter. “It doesn’t have the curl and bounce.