REPORT: Netflix Approves NC-17 Version Of Marilyn Monroe Filming Starring Ana De Armas

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Netflix has reportedly approved an NC-17 cut of “Blonde.”

The highly-anticipated movie stars Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe, and it was previously rumored that the film was pushed to 2022 because the original cut has a horrifying amount of sexually graphic content. (REVIEW: ‘Westworld’ Season 3 Ends With The Possible Deaths Of Multiple Characters)

Well, it now sounds like Netflix has decided to just roll with it.

According to WorldOfReel.com, the film with Armas has been approved with an NC-17 rating. That means the film almost certainly contains very graphic sexual content.

In order for a film to earn an NC-17 rating, it has to be substantially worse than what you can see on a regular basis in an R-rated film.

As I previous pointed out, Joyce Carol Oates, who wrote the book the film is based on, tweeted in 2020 that the movie is “startling, brilliant, very disturbing & [perhaps most surprisingly] an utterly ‘feminist’ interpretation” of the story.

That would certainly seem to indicate fans can expect a rough ride.

If Netflix really does release an NC-17 version of the film with Armas, it’ll mark one of the few films with the rating to have a superstar in it.

That will generate a ton of buzz, but will people watch a movie that might be very graphic? My guess is the answer will be yes, but you never know.

We’ll see how it all shakes out in 2022, but it sounds like this film might get wild before it’s all said and done.