Kelli Garner to play Marilyn Monroe in miniseries

'Pan Am' star Kelli Garner is all set to play Hollywood screen diva Marilyn Monroe in Lifetime's miniseries.

PTI| Updated: Oct 28, 2014, 14:57 PM IST
Kelli Garner to play Marilyn Monroe in miniseries

Los Angeles: 'Pan Am' star Kelli Garner is all set to play Hollywood screen diva Marilyn Monroe in Lifetime's miniseries.

Based on the best-selling book 'The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe' by J Randy Taraborrelli, the four-hour miniseries will focus on the personal demons that she inherited from her mentally ill mother Gladys.

Susan Sarandon will play Gladys in the series which is set to premiere in 2015, reported Deadline. Marilyn was penned by 'The Kennedys' writer Stephen Kronish. Laurie Collyer is set to direct.