Cate Blanchett Will Play Lucille Ball In Aaron Sorkin’s Biopic

Posted: Sep 3 2015, 6:37pm CDT | by , in News | Latest Movie News


Cate Blanchett will play Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin’s Biopic
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  • Aaron Sorkin’s biopic will be produced by Ball and Desi Arnaz’s children.

Cate Blanchett will be starring as Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin’s new project.

Cate Blanchett is now going to be starring as Lucille Ball. She will be playing the role in an authorized biopic that will be written by Aaron Sorkin. Until now, Sorkin has not even started to work on the script.

However THR sources state that he is the top choice to write the script of the project for Escape Artists. The film is going to center on the life of the renowned and iconic actress.

In her life time she starred on TV sitcoms ‘I Love Lucy’, ‘The Lucy- Desi Comedy Hour’, ‘Here’s Lucy', Life with Lucy’ and ‘The Lucy Show’.

She was even nominated for 13 Emmys and had won them four times. The actress once also won the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award. She was married to none other than the actor Desi Arnaz from 1940 to 1960. 

In addition to the Escape Artists, the couple’s children will also be producing the movie. Cate Blanchett was recently seen in Cinderella and Carol that also premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

Among her upcoming films there is the Dan Rather biopic Truth and Knight of Cups. Sorkin has also written scripts for Moneyball, The Social Network and the upcoming Steve Jobs. 

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