Tag Archives: The Prince and the Showgirl

Kenneth Branagh talks Michelle Williams, Olivier, and “My Week With Marilyn” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Early in his career, Kenneth Branagh says he drew comparisons to Sir Laurence Olivier. “Specifically, it all kicked off when I directed a film of ‘Henry V,’ which of course he had done spectacularly,” Branagh tells me. “The comparisons were always tough because, in my view, he’s an[...]

Michelle Williams expands on playing Marilyn Monroe – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: One film that remains a mystery at this stage of the awards season is Simon Curtis’s “My Week with Marilyn,” which casts Michelle Williams as screen icon Marilyn Monroe during the filming of “The Prince and the Showgirl” with Sir Laurence Olivier (played by Kenneth Branagh). The[...]

Michelle Williams as Marilyn in “My Week” poster – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Everything we are hearing regarding Michelle Williams’ performance as iconic blonde bombshell Marilyn Monroe in Simon Curtis’s “My Week with Marilyn” confirms that the young actress has yet another awards-worthy turn under her belt. Williams continues to charm the Academy, which has nominated her for “Brokeback Mountain”[...]

Michelle Williams spotted as Marilyn Monroe, more join cast

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Michelle Williams is one of those actresses who is beloved by the critical community and admired by the industry but lacks that “breakthrough” role that would catapult her back into the mainstream. I say “back” because Williams started out in the limelight as one-fourth of the “Dawson’s Creek”[...]