I love Lucy Nicole Kidman Fan Edit more realistic than being the Ricardos

A new I Love Lucy deepfake makes Nicole Kidman an even more realistic Lucille Ball than Being the Ricardos, though it’s also quite unnerving.

A new I love lucy deepfake puts Nicole Kidman in Lucille Ball’s shoes and turns out to be even more realistic than Being the Ricardos. Even before its premiere in theaters and on Amazon in December, Being the Ricardos was one of the most animated films of 2021 thanks to its star power and about it. Written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, the film follows a week of production on the landmark sitcom I love lucy like its stars, married couple Lucille Ball (Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem), struggling with personal and professional issues. Being the Ricardos also stars JK Simmons and Nina Arianda as I love lucythe other main stars of, William Frawley and Vivian Vance.


Although Being the Ricardos had a lot to do before its release, the film was not without controversy. Kidman’s casting sparked a lot of debate even just before the premiere, with some viewers wondering if she looked the part or if she could handle some of Ball’s comedic ways. Moreover, the hiring of Bardem to play a Cuban-American man while he is Spanish himself has drawn even more criticism. Being the Ricardos has since won mixed reviews and a few nominations for its stars.

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Regardless of what one thinks of Kidman’s portrayal of Ball, there’s no doubt that deepfake technology can go a long way in making one person step into another’s shoes. Created by Deep tribute, a new video takes excerpts from I love lucy and made Kidman the star of the show. While maybe not perfect, he does offer a slightly better likeness between the two actresses. Find out below.

Click here to watch the video on YouTube.

For what it’s worth, Kidman does a good job of slipping into Ball’s shoes for Being the Ricardos‘key recreations I love lucy moments. The biggest problem, for some, has become its appearance. The release of Being the Ricardos Months ago, the trailer sparked jokes and criticism about Kidman’s appearance. Obviously, the deepfake tech does a lot of the work in the video above, but you have to wonder how Being the Ricardos would have turned out if Kidman’s makeup hadn’t given the actress a plastic look.

Critics aside, Kidman puts in an excellent performance in To be the Ricardos. The pressure of playing Lucille Ball weighed heavily on Kidman and almost caused her to retire, but it’s nice to see that she persevered. Being the Ricardos Would look very different without her, and while some Ball enthusiasts may have qualms about Kidman’s performance, she certainly gave her all. No deepfake technology required.

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