What do we know about Being The Ricardos Release Date? Fans are in for a treat as one of the most popular reels to real-life couples are going to get their one biopic! The popular lead duo of I Love Lucy is all set to get their biopic as two of the most popular actors are going to get the story behind the curtains! As the pair’s daughter revealed, the biopic takes place, mainly during rehearsals for I Love Lucy and at the couple’s home in Chatsworth, California, which comes along with a few flashbacks. Lucie Arnaz has also gone on record and explained how the makers are not doing a remake of ‘I Love Lucy.’ While talking about the casting, Arnaz explains that one has to impersonate Lucy Ricardo or any of the other silly things, and it is simply the story of Lucille Ball, who was her actual mother.
Get ready to see Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem starring as the popular on-screen pair Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming biopic Being The Ricardos. The lead stars will portray Lucille and Desi’s tumultuous relationship through their television careers and in personal life. One of Television’s couples and their story will get an Aaron Sorkin treatment, and we are excited to see the biopic! Let us take a look at all the details about Being The Ricardos Release Date.
Being The Ricardos Release Date: All About The Upcoming Biopic!
As media tabloids reported, the biopic will be revolving around Lucille and Desi’s relationships and how they face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage! In real life, Ball and Arnaz tied the knot back in 1940. The two went on to star in their hit sitcom that went on for six long years, 1951 to 1957. We do not have a confirmed release date yet. However, with filming already kick-started, the wait won’t be a prolonged one for fans.
Their marital bliss cake to a sudden halt, and the pair got divorced in 1960. With such an impressive cast ensemble, we are expecting the lead stars to draw the curtain, and fans will be witnessing all about the tumultuous marriage and what happened in between.
Being The Ricardos: Nicole Kidman Surprises Fans In Her Signature Lucille Ball Looks!
While we are yet to know about the release date of the biopic. However, tabloids have reported that Amazon Studios have already kick-started with the principal photography has already begun in Los Angeles by the end of March!
While some photos have been leaked online, fans have already seen Nicole Kidman and Bardem dressed in costume on set. Some of the pictures show the popular actress looking exactly like Lucille Ball in her signature retro waves and thin brows! Even Bardem was spotted donning Desi Arnaz’s look while looking dapper in a green suit!
Being The Ricardos: An Impressive Cast Ensemble Will Take You By Surprise!
J.K. Simmons has been tapped down to play William Frawley. Frawley portrayed Lucy and Desi’s neighbor Fred Mertz. Nina Arianda will be playing Vivian Vance. Vivian portrayed the couple’s famous neighbor Ethel. Veep star Tony Hale will be playing I Love Lucy executive producer Jess Oppenheimer. Hale admitted that seeing Nicole Kidman playing Lucille Ball was pretty cool to watch! From Debra Messing to Cate Blanchett, several names came up for the role. However, it was Kidman who finally bagged the role, and we are excited to see her enact Lucille Ball.
Believe it or not but Lucille Ball and Desi’s children Lucie Arnaz and Desi Arnaz Jr. are listed as executive producers. Not only that, but Lucie even came in Big Little Lies’s star Kidman’s defense after her casting was announced. She not only defended the actress but applauded her, saying she did a spectacular job and called Kidman astounding. However, Lucie admitted that she tried to negotiate with the director about removing a few scenes from the movie.