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Cate Blanchett's Lucille Ball Biopic Moves Forward: Javier Bardem In Talks To Play Desi Arnaz


It's happening!!

The upcoming Lucille Ball biopic, which will star Oscar winner Cate Blanchett as the legendary actress, has landed at Amazon.

The film/biopic is an authorized tale based on the career of Ball, with Lucille's children acting as producers. Aaron Sorkin is on board to helm the script.

Now, we've learned that Oscar winner Javier Bardem is in the mix to play Lucy's longtime co-star and real life husband Desi Arnaz!! The two were married from 1940 to 1960.

Producers are still searching for actors to portray William Frawley & Vivian Vance, who played Fred and Ethel Mertz.




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