Lucille Ball’s Daughter Wanted Aaron Sorkin to Remove Inaccurate ‘Being the Ricardos’ Scenes
Lucie Arnaz, the daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, told Palm Springs Life that “there are certain scenes that I wished hadn’t been” in Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming biographical drama “Being the Ricardos.” The film, backed by Amazon Studios, stars Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem as Ball and Arnaz, respectively.
Sorkin wrote the script and is directing the film, his third directorial effort following “Molly’s Game” and the Oscar-nominated “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”“There are certain scenes that I wished hadn’t been in the feature film.
I couldn’t get my way and have them taken out, but they weren’t accurate,” Lucie Arnaz said.
“And I thought, ‘That shouldn’t be in there, because that never happened.
That’s not true.’ And it’s not just theatrical license, it just wasn’t true.
And the day they shot the scene, the sprinklers went off
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