Nicole Kidman Almost Ditched ‘Being The Ricardos’ Role After Casting Backlash

Nicole kidman tackles the backlash that surrounds him by playing Lucille ball in Being the Ricardos.

While promoting the upcoming film, the 54-year-old actress has stopped Living with Kelly and Ryan where she revealed the audience’s reaction to her portrayal of the iconic comedian almost prompted her to withdraw from the film.

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“When the reality of playing [Lucille] hit me, I went, ‘What did I say yes to?’ ” Nicole recalled. “What I went to then, ‘Oh no, I’m not right. Everyone thinks I’m wrong, so I’m going to try to avoid that.

She continued, “Producer Todd Black and [director] Aaron Sorkin was both like ‘Absolutely not.’ I was in Australia and they said ‘No’ to me. And thank goodness, because then I was so grateful because I fell in love with her.

Despite the public’s reaction, Lucille and Desi Arnazthe daughter of Lucie Arnaz rented Nicolethe portrait of his late mother.

“Nicole did a spectacular job” Lucy noted. “… What she did was amazing. She has so much composure and class.

Being the Ricardos, which also features Javier bardem like Desi, hits theaters on December 10, and airs on Amazon Prime Video from December 21. Check Out the Trailer Here!

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