Marilyn MonroeThe estate of the deceased is being defended Ana de Armas‘ casting as the Hollywood icon. 

After fans criticized the Cuban actress’ portrayal of Marilyn in the trailer for the upcoming Netflix film Blonde, the late star’s estate is supporting the Deep Water star. 

Ana has captured Marilyn’s voice from the trailer. Nick WoodhouseCelebHomes News was informed by Authentic Brands Group President and Chief Marketing Officer, Marilyn’s estate. Marilyn is known for her breathiness. This was actually an approach that her speech therapist taught her to overcome her stutter during childhood.

Marc RosenAuthentic Brands Group president, Entertainment, said Variety that any actor who chooses to portray Marilyn “knows they have big shoes to fill” and said Ana captured “Marilyn’s glamour, humanity and vulnerability.”