Sorry Lindsay, but Michelle Williams’ Marilyn Monroe Vogue cover is all the modern Marilyn we need. Starring in the upcoming biopic My Week With Marilyn about the tumultuous filming of Monroe’s 1957 film The Prince and the Showgirl, Michelle looks eerily similar to the Some Like It Hot actress for the magazine’s cover. So much so that Megan Fox is currently sprinting to a tattoo parlor with a copy as we speak.
In addition to looking gorgeous as a platinum blond (which we already knew) and revealing how she had to wear padding to create the Seven Year Itch stars’ curves (Michelle pragmatically notes, “So at some point it became a question of, Do I want my face to look like Marilyn MonroeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s or my hips?”), Williams’s Vogue cover is also a reminder that the woman is nothing if not a consummate actor. Ã¢â‚¬Å“It felt like being reborn,” Williams tells her interviewer about playing the film icon. “It felt like breaking my body and remaking it in her image, learning how she walked and talked and held her head.Ã¢â‚¬Â Feel free to start your Oscar nomination countdown clocks…now. Wait…okay, now.