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Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem are all set to become the Ricardos. The two Oscar winners may have found their next functions in Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, respectively.
E! News confirmed Kidman, 53, and Bardem, 51, are in speak to represent the well-known I Love Lucy co-stars and off-screen lovers in the film Being the Ricardos.
The Trial of the Chicago 7‘s Aaron Sorkin wrote the script and will direct it for Amazon Studios and Escape Artists.
The meta Being the Ricardos motion picture will follow Ball and Arnaz during a challenging week of recording the 1950 s TV program I Love Lucy. The plot begins during a Monday table read and ends with a TELEVISION shoot on Friday in front of a live audience, according to Deadline
The couple’s kids, Lucie Arnaz, 69, and Desi Arnaz Jr., 67, will executive produce their moms and dads’ official biopic.
Ball and Arnaz got married in 1940 prior to co-starring in the popular I Love Lucy, which ran from 1951 to 1957.
” It’s constantly been hard for me to truly understand the enormity of what I grew up in and her popularity.
Back in 2015, news broke that Sorkin was interested in composing the screenplay.
In 2018, she spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the honor of portraying the small screen legend. The Carol actress said, “I have actually long been consumed by Lucille Ball. Who hasn’t? I mean she’s not just as a starlet, as a comedian, however as a producer, as a parent, as a force of nature within Hollywood.”
She continued, “You step onto a movie set in America and the male and female bathrooms on a film set are called Desi and Lucy … Such is her influence.”
Blanchett, 51, called the motion picture “a work in progress … but one I am extremely thrilled about.”
It’s uncertain why Blanchett exited the project, though it seems that Amazon is preparing to officially replace her with Kidman, who recently made waves in Huge Little Lies and The Undoing
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