Kelli Garner and Susan Sarandon star in Lifetime’s two-part miniseries The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe, based on J. Randy Taraborrelli’s book of the same name. Watch the trailer and see the photos below. The latest retelling of Marilyn Monroe’s (Garner) life and death tells the untold story of Hollywood’s original blond bombshell and her relationship with her troubled mother (Sarandon).
Premiere Date: May 30, 2015
Genre: Biography, Drama, Adaptation
Director: Laurie Collyer
Screenwriter: Stephen Kronish
Cast: Kelli Garner, Susan Sarandon, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Emily Watson, Embeth Davidtz, Jack Noseworthy, Giacomo Gianniotti, Jeff Kassel
Running Time: TV-MA
TV Rating: 2 hr. 2 min.
Norma Jeane Mortenson battles a lonely existence with an absent mother; Norma Jeane blossoms into an ambitious woman and reinvents herself; Marilyn tries to control her inner demons and the onslaught of mental illness inherited from her mother.