Lucille Ball’s daughter picks a facet in Nicole Kidman biopic casting controversy

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The pick up erupted when footage emerged of Nicole Kidman in costume as Lucille Ball, nonetheless the Australian actress has the enhance of the legendary I Worship Lucy considerable particular person’s daughter. 

Lucie Arnaz spoke to Palm Springs Life about Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming biopic Being the Ricardos, whereby Kidman and Javier Bardem portray her iconic fogeys. Kidman’s casting, in particular, sparked some outrage, nonetheless Lucie calls the Oscar-winner “superb.”

“Nicole did a spectacular job. The 2 days that I watched [on set], even supposing, had been both minute flashbacks, so she became playing Lucy in the unhurried ’30s and mid-’40s. She wasn’t Lucy of Lucy Ricardo repute yet, so it became a trifle a couple of,” Lucie, who’s additionally an entertainer, defined. “And I do know she supposed it to be, so it would possibly possibly in all probability perchance seemingly also actually feel a couple of. But boy, what she did became superb. She’s bought such poise and sophistication.”

Lucie, one of two younger of us Ball and Desi Arnaz shared, is happy Sorkin did now not solid assume about-alikes.

“I mean, no one became solid because they assume about precisely enjoy somebody. They had been solid because they’re spectacular performers, actors, they customarily can make a selection the foremost essence of what has been written in this script. And Aaron became adamant about that and thank God. I’m taking a assume about forward to seeing the executed product,” she added.

Even supposing Lucie helps the biopic, she talked about she’s sad about some inventive liberties the author-director is taking — and it sounds as if, karma agrees.

“There are obvious scenes that I wished hadn’t been in the characteristic movie. I would possibly possibly seemingly now not pick up my manner and pick up them taken out, nonetheless they weren’t correct. And I believed, ‘That should not be in there, because that by no manner passed off. That’s now now not pleasant,'” Lucie shared. “And or now now not it is now now not pleasant theatrical license, it pleasant wasn’t pleasant. And the day they shot the scene, the sprinklers went off on the assign and destroyed your complete assign.”

Sorkin’s challenge is amazingly hush-hush, nonetheless Lucie printed about a more particulars in regards to the challenge.

“It takes situation, primarily, at some level of rehearsals for one of many reveals,” she defined. “But stuff happens that week that did now not happen altogether the manner Aaron has written it. He takes some theatrical license and model of cramming a couple of pleasant events that did happen, they pleasant did now not happen at the related time. But you attain study loads about what it became enjoy assist then.”

Despite about a inventive variations, Lucie praised Sorkin and his “amazing” dialogue.

“I counsel he handled my mother and my father actually neatly. I counsel they are correct composites of those of us. And what I’ve viewed of it… I haven’t viewed any of the rushes, nonetheless I became on the assign for pleasant two days. What I noticed became extraordinarily classy and worthwhile,” she concluded. “The of us that he has solid are pleasant actually big performers.”

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