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Nicole Kidman Wanted To Drop Out Of ‘Being The Ricardos’ After Casting Backlash But Aaron Sorkin Wouldn’t Let Her

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 2021-12-03

Cover picture for the articleOne of the most talked-about films of this fall, “Being the Ricardos,” has gone through quite a rollercoaster ride over the past year. Now, it’s being discussed as a serious Oscar contender, with stars Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem being mentioned as potential Best Actress and Best Actor nominees, respectively. But...

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Steven Cody
12-04

Whenever I hear people say "He/She can't pull it off" I just think of every Joaquin Phoenix film and how a year before his Oscar nomination they always said he can't pull it off. I am rooting for her.

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Guest
12-03

I missed something: what was the objection to her? She is a top tier actor. Who was supposed to be better suited for the role?

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Rosie Pena
12-04

I think Kate McKinnon of SNL would have been a better choice. Nicole Kidman is not known for being a comedic actress which is why people probably had a problem with her playing Lucille Ball.

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