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MGM Originally Denied ‘Blonde’ Director Andrew Dominik from Using ‘Some Like It Hot’ Footage

Andrew Dominik had to convince MGM to let “Some Like It Hot” be part of “Blonde.”Much like Quentin Tarantino’s 2019 Oscar-winning “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Dominik’s “Blonde” includes real footage from Marilyn Monroe’s filmography. Yet lead star Ana de Armas is placed in the films, including “All About Eve,” “Some Like It Hot,” […]

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See Adam Driver, Julianne Moore, and Greta Gerwig Hit the Venice Red Carpet

The 2022 Venice Film Festival kicked off August 31 with an already star-studded red carpet. The fall festival launcher runs through September 10. Noah Baumbach’s “White Noise” makes its world premiere as the Opening Night selection for the festival, marking the first Netflix film to ever open the annual festival in its 79 years…and meaning […]

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Marilyn Monroe Gown and ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ Leotard Sell for Over 250,000 at Auction

Kim Kardashian just missed out on another Marilyn Monroe collectible.After the “Kardashians” mogul donned two Monroe gowns for the 2022 Met Gala festivities, select costumes from Monroe’s film legacy were auctioned during a four-day “Hollywood Legends” event hosted by Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles.A sheer white gown worn by Monroe in the 1954 musical comedy […]

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Nehemiah Persoff, Character Actor Known For Yentl, The Twilight Zone, Some Like It Hot, Dies At 102

As reported today by Variety, Nehemiah Persoff, a prolific Hollywood character actor whose career spanned six decades, has passed away at the age of 102 in San Luis Obispo, CA. Persoff began acting in films in 1948 with an uncredited walk-on role in “The Naked City,” and would also play various roles in the 1959 TV adaptation. […]

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Nehemiah Persoff, Actor in ‘Yentl,’ ‘Some Like it Hot,’ Dies at 102

Nehemiah Persoff, who appeared as Barbra Streisand’s rabbi father in “Yentl” and had roles in hundreds of films and TV series including “Some Like It Hot” and “On the Waterfront,” died Tuesday in San Luis Obispo, Calif. He was 102.His death was confirmed by his daughter, Dahlia. Beyond prolific, Persoff racked up almost 200 credits […]

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