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Marilyn Monroe's ID Sells for a Crapload of Cash

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How much would you pay to take home the ID card Marilyn Monroe herself toted around Korea while honeymooning with Joe DiMaggio and performing for the United States' troops? A lot? How about $57,000? As the guys on "Pawn Stars" might say, "that's not even close to what I was thinking," but lo and behold someone did indeed pony up that kind of loot for that one little piece of government-issued paper. Get More »

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GALLERY: Oodles of Stars Dressed as Marilyn Monroe

So many beautiful stars, so many Marilyns.

Long before Michelle Williams dazzled in "My Week With Marilyn," actors and actresses alike were doing their best impressions of Marilyn Monroe. From James Franco and Zach Galifianakis to Charlize Theron and Lindsay Lohan, Hollywood clearly is rife with blond bombshells ready to fill the tragic starlet's high-heeled shoes.

Sadly, the legendary star died exactly 50 years today. Honor her memory by flipping through these images of your favorite stars remembering her.

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Detention' and More

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This week: A serial killer wrecks havoc at a high school in "Detention," the meta horror-comedy starring "Hunger Games" tribute Josh Hutcherson.

Also new this week is the teen coming-of-age flick "LOL" with Miley Cyrus, the impressive Blu-ray collection "Forever Marilyn" featuring seven of Marilyn Monroe's best films and a new edition of "Total Recall" on Blu-ray. Get More »

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GALLERY: 25 Models in Movies

Strike a pose and sashay down the runway with us as we celebrate those tireless women who strive to look fabulous to make the world a more beautiful place. We're talking about supermodels, and while they can't all be Meryl Streep, they can still make it work up on the big screen.

In anticipation of seeing Kate Upton in that wet nun bikini for "The Three Stooges," we're looking at our favorite models-turned-actresses. There are several famous sex symbols, a few fresh young faces, and even a couple of Academy Award winners in today's lineup, so sit back and watch them strut their stuff.

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Michelle Williams Takes It to the Next Level in 'My Week With Marilyn'

My Week with Marilyn
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Michelle Williams must have really tough skin.

When it was announced that the Academy Award-nominated ex-"Dawson's Creek" alum would star as Marilyn Monroe in the period romp "My Week With Marilyn," fans of the screen legend were no doubt worried. Sure, Williams has proven to be one of our generation's most gifted actresses, known for her soul-baring work in passion projects like "Blue Valentine" and "Meek's Cutoff." But versatile? Not so much.

No matter how raw or committed in her delivery, Williams hadn't yet displayed great range like, say Meryl Streep in everything, or Charlize Theron in "Monster." She's always been a dependably predictable screen presence, albeit a fascinating one. Get More »

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Megan Fox Reacts to Brouhaha Over Marilyn Monroe Comments

Megan Fox at the 2011 Toronto Film Festival
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Megan Fox can't seem to give an interview without seeing some tiny nugget of quotage being spun into controversy.

Just look at some of the latest Fox news headlines, which quote the "Transformers" actress as saying she's removing the tattoo of Marilyn Monroe she has on her right forearm because the late icon is "a negative character" who suffered from "personal disorders and was bipolar."

"The point I was trying to make is that I feel like this person, her death was surrounded in negativity and she lived a hard and difficult life and I feel like inking something like that on your skin may not be the best thing to do," Fox told NextMovie exclusively in an interview at the Toronto Film Festival for her upcoming romantic dramedy "Friends With Kids."

"As I've grown I feel like I want very positive things around me and I feel like she suffered, not because I don't love her, but she clearly suffered as a human being." Get More »

Marilyn Monroe Could Be Hollywood’s New Leading Lady

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Laurence Olivier made a cameo in "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow." The deceased Marlon Brando spoke again in "Superman Returns." Just this year, a 61-year-old Jeff Bridges fought a mid-20s version of himself in "Tron Legacy."

Resurrecting the dead is very real with digital technology playing the part of the lightning bolt or ancient zombie curse.

According to The Star (via The Guardian), Canadian businessman Jamie Salter is about to push the boundaries of this budding technology by having Marilyn Monroe cast in a new feature film. Using computers, Salter believes he can recreate Marilyn Monroe so faithfully, that she could star alongside real actors in a new movie. Get More »

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Michelle Williams Is Marilyn Monroe

Michelle Williams in "My Week With Marilyn"
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The Weinstein Company revealed the first production photos today of Michelle Williams as iconic sex symbol Marilyn Monroe and all we can say is... wowee zowee.

The photo, which was included with a press release posted over on Coming Soon, shows the startling transformation Williams has undergone to capture the ethereal beauty of Monroe for the upcoming biopic "My Week with Marilyn."

Judging from this picture, it's safe to say that Williams has the look and the attitude down pat. Get More »

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