It’s been about two years since we discovered that Cate Blanchett would star in a Lucille Ball biopic being written by Aaron Sorkin, whose scripts require his actors to dole out speeches and barbs at a tempo not in contrast to that sweet conveyor belt. Now Selection stories that there’s a distribution residence for all of the Membership Tropicana and “Vitameatavegamin” hijinks. Amazon has acquired the movie, which is being produced by Escape Artists’ Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch.
We haven’t seen Blanchett work an meeting line earlier than, however the Oscar-winning actress is greater than able to maintaining with no matter clip Sorkin establishes for the dialogue. The seek for a Desi Arnaz, Ball’s husband on and off digital camera (for some time), continues, as does the hunt for Fred and Ethel portrayers Vivian Vance and William Frawley. However the movie will draw from Ball and Arnaz’s respective memoirs, with their youngsters Lucie Luckinbill and Desi Arnaz Jr. consulting.
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