Airdate: Being the Ricardos

First look at Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball in upcoming bio-pic.

New movie Being the Ricardos, starring Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball and Javier Bardem as Desi Arnaz is coming to Amazon Prime Video at Christmas.

Written and Directed by Aaron Sorkin (with Lucie Arnaz as a producer), it takes place during one production week of I Love Lucy.

It also features Jake Lacy, J.K. Simmons, Nina Arianda, Tony Hale, and Alia Shawkat.

Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem) are threatened by shocking personal accusations, a political smear and cultural taboos in Academy Award®-winning writer and director Aaron Sorkin’s behind-the-scenes drama Being the Ricardos. A revealing glimpse of the couple’s complex romantic and professional relationship, the film takes audiences into the writers’ room, onto the soundstage and behind closed doors with Ball and Arnaz during one critical production week of their groundbreaking sitcom “I Love Lucy.”


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