Singer Katy Perry is likely to play Marilyn Monroe in Broadway
adaptation. According to reports, Harvey Weinstein of The Weinstein
Company wants to make a musical take on 'My Week with Marilyn' and
he has been thinking of roping in the American singer for the role
of the iconic blond beauty.
The Broadway musical will also feature Michelle Williams. In an
interview to E! News. Harvey Weinstein spoke about his plan. Harvey
said, "If the movie works, I would try to make it a musical and I
would go to Katy first." He added, "I think she can play Marilyn on
the Broadway stage. I think she would be amazing."
However, 'My Week with Marilyn' is about the interaction between
Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier during the making of 1956's
film The Prince and the Showgirl. Directed by Simon
Curtis, the drama also stars Eddie Redmayne, Emma Watson, Dominic
Cooper, Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh and Julia Ormond.