Nicole Kidman's Lucille Ball Casting Is a Done Deal Assures Daughter Lucie Arnaz

Nicole Kidman's Lucille Ball Casting Is a Done Deal Assures Daughter Lucie Arnaz
Lucie Arnaz says Nicole Kidman's casting as Lucille Ball in Being the Ricardos is a done deal, assuring fans that while the "voting is over," viewers won't be disappointed in Kidman's performance. Recently, it was reported that Kidman was in talks to play Lucille with Javier Bardem as her husband and I Love Lucy co-star, Desi Arnaz. The announcement was met with a lot of controversy as many fans were hoping to see Debra Messing get the role.

Taking to Facebook, Lucie Arnaz - Lucille and Desi's daughter - addressed the casting news and the fan campaign for Messing to be cast. Though Kidman hasn't yet officially signed on for the part, Lucie suggests the decision has pretty much been finalized. She also reminds fans that the role is specifically for Lucille Ball and not Lucy Ricardo, with more of an emphasis on drama over comedy. As Lucie explains:

"It's a done deal.
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