Earlier this month we shared the first photos of actress Kelli Garner as Marilyn Monroe in the upcoming Lifetime miniseries based on the icon’s troubled off-screen life, and now we have the very first trailer! Keep reading to watch the clip, which includes Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon as Marilyn’s troubled mother Gladys. Plus, see more photos of Kelli’s amazing transformation into Marilyn.
1ST PHOTOS Lifetime miniseries The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe starring Kelli Garner and Susan Sarandon
Lifetime continues giving female entertainment icons the miniseries treatment, this time enlisting the help of of Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon for The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe set to air May 30 and 31st. Susan will play Marilyn’s mother Gladys Mortenson, who spent a great deal of time in an institution due to mental illness, and actress Kelli Garner (The Aviator, Pan Am) will take on the role of Norma Jeane Mortenson, aka Marilyn Monroe. Keep reading for more info on the miniseries and see the first official photos of the cast, including Emily Watson as Marilyn Monroe’s childhood guardian Grace McKee and Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Joe DiMaggio.
Here are some fun photos from the set of ABC’s new period drama Pan Am. Show headliner Christina Ricci was joined by castmates Margot Robbie (an Australian actress making her American debut,) Kelli Garner and Colin Donnell (a hottie from Broadway) while filming a scene in Manhattan.