Debra Messing appears to agree with I Love Lucy followers over Nicole Kidman portraying Lucille Ball in Being the Ricardos. The Will & Grace actress now says, she’s “available” to take over on the function. It was introduced final week that Kidman goes to play the enduring comic within the upcoming biopic, and social media exploded. Followers of Ball flat out don’t want Kidman to star in Aaron Sorkin’s film and need Messing to take over.
It seems that Debra Messing is not into the Nicole Kidman casting both. One fan requested Messing on social media if she was “unavailable” to star in Being the Ricardos, to which she responded, “Oh no, I’m available.” Messing beforehand performed Lucille Ball in an episode of Will & Grace, which galvanized all people and fulfilled a childhood dream of hers. Messing turned Ball and clearly loved emulating one among her largest comedy influences on the small display screen.
Whereas Debra Messing had performed Lucille Ball earlier than, in an interview from 2020, she acknowledged that she wouldn’t be involved in repeating the method for an additional venture. On the time, Debra Messing stated she, “would not even touch” affords to play the legendary comic in a film as a result of she is solely “untouchable.” Nonetheless, quite a bit has modified in a yr. When requested in regards to the interview on social media, Messing acknowledged, “Ummmmmm, I changed my mind,” including a winking emoji. The actress is definitely involved in taking over the function in Aaron Sorkin’s Being the Ricardos, so it will likely be attention-grabbing if this example turns into a significant fancasting.
I Love Lucy followers have been brutally sincere about their emotions once they discovered that Nicole Kidman is starring in Being the Ricardos. One fan acknowledged, “Seriously. Pick up the goddamn phone and call Debra Messing right f***ing now.” One other fan took one other route and famous, “Lucille Ball was all about comedic, almost elastic, facial expressions. And while Nicole Kidman is multi-talented and beautiful, she… well… can’t move her face.” That is simply the tip of the iceberg on the subject of fan reactions on social media, a few of which even attacked Kidman’s appears and appearing capacity.
As of this writing, Nicole Kidman will play Lucille Ball in Being the Ricardos alongside Javier Bardem, who will play Desi Arnaz. I Love Lucy followers have been additionally not into the thought of Bardem taking over the function of Arnaz, with many calling on Oscar Isaac to take over as a substitute. The biopic is all set to inform the story of every week behind-the-scenes of constructing the enduring sitcom, which finds Arnaz and Ball dealing with a disaster that might finish their marriage, and one other that might finish their careers. A manufacturing begin has not been introduced, and neither has a launch date. You possibly can take a look at Debra Messing’s official Twitter response to taking on for Nicole Kidman above.