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Being the Ricardos
Amazon

Title

Being the Ricardos

Year released

2021

Genres

drama, drama biopic, drama romance, comedy, comedy drama

Classification

16+

Synopsis

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.”

Runtime

132mins

Cast and crew

  • Nicole Kidman
  • Javier Bardem
  • J.K. Simmons
  • Nina Arianda
  • Alia Shawkat
  • Tony Hale
  • Aaron Sorkin
  • Aaron Sorkin
  • Todd Black
  • Jason Blumenthal
  • Steve Tisch
Go behind the scenes of popular 50s sitcom I Love Lucy.

It's difficult to capture the effervescence of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, the powerhouse stars responsible for beloved 50s sitcom I Love Lucy. Yet that's exactly what writer and director Aaron Sorkin aims with Being the Ricardos. The new drama offers a glimpse into the tumultuous lives of the Hollywood power couple.

Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem star, portraying Ball and Arnaz as they face a crisis that could have repercussions on both their careers and their marriage. Being the Ricardos is shaping up to be a witty and entertaining tribute to a couple of larger-than-life figures. At the same time, it gives viewers a peek at what it was like to work on one of the greatest titles in television history.

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