“Lucyyyyyyy I’m home!” Arguably the most famous line in showbiz is getting a new treatment in Amazon Studio’s Being the Ricardos starring Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem.
Everyone knows I Love Lucy, now Amazon Studios is shining a light on who Lucille and Desi were. Being the Ricardos, will be in theaters December 10 and on Prime Video December 21. The film follows a week in the life of Lucille and Desi as they work on filming an episode of their beloved tv show. 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.