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Entertainment First pictures of Nicole Kidman on the set of the Lucille Ball biopic

10:26  08 april  2021
10:26  08 april  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Nicole Kidman, Lucille Ball are posing for a picture: MailOnline logo © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo

She is stepping into the shoes of legendary actress Lucille Ball for the much-anticipated Aaron Sorkin biopic, Being The Ricardos.

And Nicole Kidman has already shared her cheeky first photo from the set of the Amazon production.

'Currently in production #BeingTheRicardos,' the Australian actress captioned a picture of herself standing by a warning sign, which clearly stated that no photos are allowed to be taken on set.

Nicole Kidman posing for a picture: On 'set' antics: Nicole Kidman has shared a cheeky first 'set' picture as she starts filming the much-anticipated biopic Being The Ricardos, based on legendary sitcom star Lucille Ball's life © Provided by Daily Mail On 'set' antics: Nicole Kidman has shared a cheeky first 'set' picture as she starts filming the much-anticipated biopic Being The Ricardos, based on legendary sitcom star Lucille Ball's life

In January, the 53-year-old star broke her silence about being cast as the iconic star in the upcoming movie.

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'I love Lucille, having looked now and delved into her,' Nicole gushed, telling Variety that part of her preparation has been to screen old I Love Lucy episodes.

'She's an amazing woman. I'm very excited for people to see what Aaron found out about her and the way he’s interpreted Desi and Lucy and the way that it's so rich. I didn’t know any of this,' she added.

Nicole Kidman wearing a suit and tie: 'I love Lucille': In January, the 53-year-old broke her silence about being cast as the iconic star in the upcoming movie, directed by Aaron Sorkin © Provided by Daily Mail 'I love Lucille': In January, the 53-year-old broke her silence about being cast as the iconic star in the upcoming movie, directed by Aaron Sorkin

Nicole has been having a career renaissance over the past few years, kicked off by an Emmy-winning turn in the mini-series, Big Little Lies.

Meanwhile, director Aaron Sorkin said he though Nicole is 'going to be fantastic' as bubbly Lucille.

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'I think that the people thought that we've cast them as Lucy and Ricky Ricardo,' he told Entertainment Tonight.

Nicole Kidman wearing a blue dress: Fantastic casting: Director Aaron Sorkin said he though Nicole is 'going to be fantastic' as bubbly actress Lucille © Provided by Daily Mail Fantastic casting: Director Aaron Sorkin said he though Nicole is 'going to be fantastic' as bubbly actress Lucille a little girl standing in front of a building: Comedy icon: Lucille Ball is considered one of the greatest comedic actresses of all time; she is seen here in 1949 © Provided by Daily Mail Comedy icon: Lucille Ball is considered one of the greatest comedic actresses of all time; she is seen here in 1949

Rumors ran rife that Nicole had been cast as the iconic TV star, opposite Javier Bardem as Desi Arnaz, in January.


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The reports led to a bit of controversy over her casting, and prompted Will And Grace star Debra Messing to aggressively pitch herself for the role on Twitter.

Debra retweeted a string of Tweets from fans saying she would be better suited to the project - including fellow sitcom favourite Valerie Bertinelli.

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Javier Bardem standing in front of a coat: Co-star: Javier Bardem will play the role of Lucille's wife Desi Arnaz in the biopic © Provided by Daily Mail Co-star: Javier Bardem will play the role of Lucille's wife Desi Arnaz in the biopic Lucille Ball posing for a picture: The lady herself: Lucille is best known for her starring role in the hit 50s sitcom I Love Lucy © Provided by Daily Mail The lady herself: Lucille is best known for her starring role in the hit 50s sitcom I Love Lucy

While plugging herself for the part, Debra also recalled her tribute to I Love Lucy on the last season of Will And Grace.

Debra had dressed up as Lucille's sitcom character Lucy Ricardo to recreate some of her scenes, including her ad for Vitameatavegamin and her flailing attempts to work the assembly line at a chocolate factory.

However, Nicole's casting was defended by Lucille and Desi's daughter Lucie Arnaz, who posted a Facebook video giving her two cents.

Lucie Arnaz sitting in front of a window posing for the camera: Supportive: Nicole's casting in the role was defended by Lucille and Desi's daughter Lucie Arnaz after Twitter users thought Debra Messing was more suited to the role © Provided by Daily Mail Supportive: Nicole's casting in the role was defended by Lucille and Desi's daughter Lucie Arnaz after Twitter users thought Debra Messing was more suited to the role

Lucie acknowledged: 'There seems to be a lot of discussion about Nicole Kidman. "It should be Debra Messing!" “It should be Carole Cook!" I don’t know.'

'We are not doing a remake of I Love Lucy. No one has to impersonate Lucy Ricardo, nor do the Vitameatavegamin routine or the chocolate factory routine or any of the silly things,' she added.

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'It’s the story of Lucille Ball, my actual mother, not Lucy Ricardo, and her husband Desi Arnaz, my dad, not Ricky Ricardo. There will be humor in the film but it is a story of the two of them, and how they met, and what went right with finding the show, what went wrong – their relationship, their love affair.

a person posing for the camera: Uncanny: On Will And Grace, Debra once dressed up as Lucille's sitcom character Lucy Ricardo to recreate some of her bits, including her ad for Vitameatavegamin © Provided by Daily Mail Uncanny: On Will And Grace, Debra once dressed up as Lucille's sitcom character Lucy Ricardo to recreate some of her bits, including her ad for Vitameatavegamin

She concluded her message by encouraging fans to 'Just trust us. It’s gonna be a nice film. And P.S. the voting is over. I love all of you.'

Aaron Sorkin is writing and directing the upcoming biopic for Amazon after his streaming success with The Trial Of The Chicago 7 for Netflix.

Desi, who played Lucy's bandleader husband Ricky Ricardo on their program, had a tumultuous marriage to the comedian in real life.

The biopic is about a single week spent making an episode of I Love Lucy, during which Lucy and Desi's marriage is shaken.

Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz posing for a photo: Storyline: The new biopic is about a single week spent making an episode of I Love Lucy, during which Lucy and Desi's marriage is shaken © Provided by Daily Mail Storyline: The new biopic is about a single week spent making an episode of I Love Lucy, during which Lucy and Desi's marriage is shaken Read more

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