By Nicole Sperling
October 08, 2010 at 06:44 PM EDT

Image Credit: Lorenzo AgiusPrincipal photography on My Week with Marilyn begins today in London. Check out the first image of Michelle Williams as the iconic star. She will play opposite Eddie Redmayne (The Other Boleyn Girl), Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Dominic Cooper (An Education), Emma Watson, and Julia Ormond. The film tracks Monroe during a week she abandoned her Hollywood career to spend time with Colin Clark (Redmayne), a lowly assistant on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl, who escorted Monroe around Britain after her new husband, playwright Arthur Miller left the country.

Simon Curtis is directing from a script by Adrian Hodges.