Lucille Ball position has Nicole Kidman ‘free-falling’

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Nicole Kidman is at present “free-falling.”

The “Being the Ricardos” actor made that reveal in a dialog with comic and “Fargo” star Chris Rock, revealed Thursday by Selection. Within the movie, Kidman performs Lucille Ball to Javier Bardem’s Desi Arnaz.

“I’m approach out of my consolation zone proper now, Chris. I’m free-falling. … I’d prefer to be humorous. I’m by no means forged humorous,” she stated.

Not that she’s dealing with any sort of expectations. Like, for instance, Rock’s very excessive expectations, which sparked Kidman’s out-of-the-comfort-zone response.

“Oh, my God. Lucille Ball has this factor. She might be taught something in a weekend,” he stated. “So they might, like, write one thing on the present the place she performs the tuba, and she or he would go, ‘I can’t play the tuba. Give me two days.’ She’s Mount Everest. Simply some of the proficient folks to ever roam the earth.”

No stress in any respect.

Kidman felt the warmth as quickly as she was forged within the position. “I Love Lucy” followers on social media had been fast to say that Debra Messing ought to play the comedy legend, particularly given her on-target portrayal of the “Lucy” character doing the Vitameatavegamin industrial in an episode of “Will & Grace.” Messing herself tweeted “I’m accessible” after Kidman’s casting was introduced.

“The unusual factor about Lucille Ball is that everybody thinks we’re remaking the ‘I Love Lucy’ present, and it’s so not that,” stated Kidman, 53. “It’s about Lucy and Desi and their relationship and their marriage. It’s very deep, really.”

The Australian actress stated she approaches every position “by means of feeling,” however she appreciates the technical features as properly, contemplating them “homework.” Particularly when she’s portraying a cultural icon like Ball.

At the very least there’s a security web this time round.

“The beauty of an accent is you’ll be able to at all times go and repair it in looping,” Kidman stated. “So in an accent, I’ll put the time in. I’ve needed to put in an infinite period of time on Lucille Ball proper now as a result of she has a really explicit approach of talking.”

Amazon Studios’ launch date for “Being the Ricardos” has not been introduced.

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