Charlize Theron is in talks to play her idol Marilyn Monroe in a new Tom Hanks film. The Oscar winner is the producers' favourite to portray the tragic SOME LIKE IT HOT star in the movie adaptation of ANTHONY SUMMERS' biographical novel GODDESS. Theron, a longtime Monroe fan, once looked into buying the late actress' Beverly Hills home. Hanks' production company, Playtone Films, is behind the project.