成为里卡多 shows fans a side of Lucille Ball that’s a far cry from the character she portrayed in her iconic sitcom 我爱露西.
For the upcoming Amazon film, writer/director Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing) said he received permission from Ball’s daughter, Lucie Arnaz, 到 “take the gloves off” in the process of portraying her mother.
“We all had lunch together, 她对我说, ‘I know my mother wasn’t an easy woman,'” Sorkin told 好莱坞报道. “‘Take the gloves off.’ In other words, you can go for it.”
始终 成为里卡多, the couple clashes behind the scenes of their famous television show 我爱露西 as they deal with a range of issues from cultural taboos, political smear and surprising personal accusations. The famous couple was married in 1940 and later split in 1960.
Both Kidman and Bardem’s casting was criticized by some fans, with some taking issue with Bardem, who is Spanish, playing Arnaz, since he was Cuban-American.
然而, Sorkin has said that casting Kidman and Bardem as the 我爱露西 stars was more about Ball and Arnaz as actors rather than their characters on the sitcom.
“I think that the people thought that we’ve cast them as Lucy and Ricky Ricardo,” 索尔金 告诉 今晚娱乐 二月里. “The film takes place during a production week of 我爱露西 – a Monday table read to Friday audience taping, with a whole bunch of long flashbacks which are telling the story that got us here – and because there’s a table read, there’s rehearsals and then there’s tape night, we do see moments of them being Lucy and Ricky Ricardo.”
成为里卡多 12月在影院首映. 10 and on Amazon Prime Video Dec. 21.