Michelle Williams Channels Marilyn Monroe

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Michelle Williams at the Cannes Film Festival in May

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Actress Michelle Williams becomes the latest in a long line of celebrities to channel the oft-imitated, never duplicated sultry icon. (Via People)

Christina Aguilera has done it. Britney Spears has done it. So has Angelina Jolie. Lindsay Lohan has done it twice. Female celebrities don’t seem to be tiring of recreating images of Marilyn Monroe, the tried and true blond bombshell icon. In this sneek-peek picture of Michelle Williams as Monroe — for her upcoming film My Week with Marilyn — Williams shows her sultry side. The film, by British director Simon Curtis, is due next year.

(More on TIME.com: See TIME’s 1956 cover image of Marilyn Monroe.)