One of the most famous TV shows is “I Love Lucy.” Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were married and starred in the show. A classic sitcom has only maintained its popularity over the years. Ball especially became a cultural icon after “I Love Lucy.” Now, an upcoming film will take a peek behind the curtain into the making of “I Love Lucy.”
News of the project was first circulated in 2017. Aaron Sorkin is writing the screenplay and Cate Blanchett will play Ball. In January 2021, it was announced that Nicole Kidman will play Ball and Javier Bardem will play Arnaz in “Being the Ricardos”. Sorkin will both write and direct the movie for Amazon Studios. Sorkin has written scripts for movies like “The Social Network” and “Steve Jobs.” Movies aren’t easy to direct and it is hard to be a director. You need to know about the movie and how it goes. This person has been a director three times before. He also wrote the movies, too! He has been nominated for an Oscar four times and won one time for his screenplay in “The Social Network.”
What is the release date of Being the Ricardos?
“Being the Ricardos” is coming out in theaters on December 10, 2021, and will be available to stream on Prime Video a week and a half later. “Right now, they are recording the music for the movie. They are using Abbey Road Studios in London. Next, there is a sound mix and color timing. Those take a couple of weeks.” We’ve done all the things we need to do to finish. We’re rounding 3rd base and heading for home.
Sorkin said in the interview that Lucille Ball and DesiArnaz are similar to Lucy and Ricky Ricardo. And they are not like Lucy and Ricky Ricardo. Especially Lucy is nothing like Lucy Ricardo. The conflict between them drew me to write about it.”
On October 19, a trailer for “Being the Ricardos” was released. They showed a short clip of Kidman as Ball and gave some details about the movie.
What is the pot of Being the Ricardos?
“Being the Ricardos” is about Lucy and Desi. They are on the show “I Love Lucy.” One week they have to do a table read, then film in front of an audience. There might be some trouble that could affect their show and their marriage.
This crisis in question has, at this time of writing, been kept very hush-hush. In his Vanity Fair interview, Aaron Sorkin confirmed that he was hesitant to reveal what it was before the film’s release. The movie takes place in one week. There will be flashbacks in the movie. The trailer shows us what it is like for her. She does not show her face and we only know her on the screen. A woman is on TV and she’s happy. She says that she gets paid a lot of money to do what she likes. Her husband likes her too.
Who will be starring in it?
Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem will play the leading roles of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in the movie. Nicole played in a miniseries called “Nine Perfect Strangers” on Hulu, and another miniseries on HBO called “My Brilliant Friend.” “The Undoing” is a recent movie starring Bardem. He will also be in “Dune.”
The show I Love Lucy was made by two friends. The show has Lucy and Ricardo’s best friends, Ethel and Fred, played by Vivian Vance and William Frawley. For “Being the Ricardos” will be Nina Arianda playing Vivian Vance and J. K. Simmons playing William Frawley. Arianda’s most recent project is the Prime legal drama, “Goliath.” It just aired its fourth and final season in September. Simmons, a veteran actor, appeared alongside Arianda in the fourth season of “Goliath.” He will also be showing up in the upcoming Spider-Man movie. No Way Home is a movie. People in the movie are from Spider-Man movies.
Three well-known writers from “I Love Lucy” are also characters in the film. They are Jess Oppenheimer, Madelyn Pugh, and Bob Carroll Jr. Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat, and Jake Lacy play them. Hale is a voice actor and he has been in the show “Rugrats” and “HouseBroken.” Shawkat has been in “Arrested Development.” Lacy has recently appeared in the HBO show “Search Party.” He also starred on HBO’s comedy show “The White Lotus” and made waves because of it.