Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem are negotiating to play Hollywood in the upcoming film “Being the Ricardos” directed by Aaron Sorkin The iconic couple Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.
The film will be staged in the context of “I Love Lucy” (I Love Lucy) during production week, starting from the table on Monday to the audience shooting on Friday. Ball and Arnaz will face challenges that may end their careers and marriages.
Sorkin has written the script and directed the film to Amazon Studios and Escape Artists. Todd Black of Escape Artists, Jason Blumenthal and Steve Tisch will produce. Jenna Block and David Bloomfield of Escape Artists will serve as executive producers along with Stuart Besser, Lucie Arnaz, Desi Arnaz Jr. and Lauren Lohman.
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Kidman recently starred in the HBO TV series “Undoing” with Hugh Grant. She also starred in Ryan Murphy’s Netflix musical “The Prom.” This year, she will star in Hulu’s star-studded “Nine Little Strangers” and Robert Norseman of Robert Eggers.
Bardem will star in Deni Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic “Dune”, which appeared in “The Road Not Taken” most recently. He will also play Ariel’s father King Triton in Disney’s live-action film “The Little Mermaid”.
Sorkin just released the “Chicago 7 Trial” on Netflix, which attracted widespread attention from Oscar. He made his debut in “Molly’s Game” starring Jessica Chastain and wrote the scripts for “Social Network”, “A Few Good Men” and “Money Ball” .
Kidman is represented by CAA, Shanahan Management and Media Talent Group. Bardem is represented by WME. Sorkin is represented by CAA.
The deadline first reported the news.