Netflix biopic, Blonde.The actress faced her share of criticism when it came to being cast in the role, but the movie itself has been widely panned by many critics.
One of its more generous reviews came from NME, which praised the film for being “less a Marilyn Monroe biopic, more an effective psychological horror”.Armas herself has now hit back at those who took up swords against the film – and herself.
Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, the Knives Out actor said the biopic was not supposed to “please people”.“Of course, the reaction that gets the most attention is the one in the U.S., but that wasn’t the whole experience,” she said in response to a question about the film’s poor reception. “It’s hard to hear these reactions, but you can always go back to what you experienced, and why you did it, and the reasons why you were attracted to the project.”She added: “That is not going to change.
You have the director, and you have other actors that you can always talk to. As hard as it is to hear when people don’t like your film, it is what it is.Read more on nme.com