Nicole Kidman (The Hours), Javier Bardem (Skyfall), J.K Simmons (Whiplash), Nina Arianda (Stan & Ollie), Tony Hale (Love, Simon), Alia Shawkat (Green Room), Linda Lavin (Whitewash), Jake Lacy (Rampage), Clark Gregg (Captain Marvel), Nelson Franklin (Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), John Rubinstein (21 Grams), Robert Pine (But I’m A Cheerleader), Christopher Denham (Argo)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Aaron Sorkin (The Trial of the Chicago 7), director, writer; Desi Arnaz Jr. (film debut), Lucie Arnaz (film debut), Todd Black (The Pursuit of Happyness), Jenna Block (film debut), Jason Blumenthal (Knowing) and Steve Tisch (Forrest Gump), producers; Daniel Pemberton (Steve Jobs), composer; Jeff Cronenweth (The Social Network), cinematographer; Alan Baumgarten (Molly’s Game), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Lucille Ball (Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Bardem) are a Hollywood power couple thanks to the enormous success of their sitcom I Love Lucy. However, over the course of a production week for their show, shocking accusations result in a crisis for the couple that puts their careers and marriage on the line…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Aaron Sorkin thrusts himself back into the awards race with this insightful and dramatic look at the lives of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, starring Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem respectively as the comedy titans.