Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem were thrown back to chic when she takes herself back to the 1950s on the set in Los Angeles this Friday.
The 53-year-old actress plays Lucille Ball in a biopic called Being The Ricardos opposite Javier as Desi Arnaz.
In her latest incarnation as Lucy, she could be seen modeling a slim blue cardigan over a pale pink blouse with flared sleeves reminiscent of that period.
Legging it: Nicole Kidman was seen as throwback chic as she transported herself back to the 1950s on the set of her latest project in Los Angeles this Friday
Details: Nicole’s hair (left) was the bright orange shade that Lucille (right) preferred throughout her career
Her hair had the bright orange shade that Lucille favored throughout her career, including when she was well into old age.
Meanwhile, Alia Shawkat was also spotted on set in an outfit as reminiscent of the 1950s as Nicole’s.
She put on a pink short-sleeved sweater and tucked it into a plaid, high-waisted skirt that hit below the knee.
Her hair was teased to a period when she topped off the look with a black hose and a pair of Mary Janes to match.
Who’s who: The 53-year-old movie star plays Lucille Ball in a biopic called Being The Ricardos opposite Javier Bardem as Desi Arnaz
Looks fantastic: Javier (left) looked every inch like the Hollywood heartthrob as he walked his stuff around the set in costume as Desi (right)
She plays Madelyn Pugh who, along with her writing partner Bob Carroll Jr. worked on several TV projects for Lucille, including I Love Lucy.
Meanwhile, Tony Hale, Alia’s longtime Arrested Development co-star, also stars in Being The Ricardos as I Love Lucy showrunner Jess Oppenheimer.
Lucy once called Jess ‘the brains’ of the operation, but he left the program in 1956 to become an NBC program manager.
JK Simmons and Nina Arianda play William Frawley and Vivian Vance respectively – known to I Love Lucy fans as the characters Fred and Ethel Mertz.
Meanwhile: Alia Shawkat was also spotted on set in an outfit as reminiscent of the 1950s as Nicole’s
On her last day of shoot, Nicole found time to post a sweet childhood photo of her country star husband Keith Urban.
‘One of my favorite # FBFs ever @KeithUrban,’ she gushed in the juice caption showing him on a guitar a little too big for him.
The title Being The Ricardos refers to the last name of the family that Lucy and Desi played on their groundbreaking sitcom I Love Lucy.
Aaron Sorkin is writing and directing the upcoming biopic Being The Ricardos for Amazon following his streaming success with The Trial Of The Chicago 7 for Netflix.
Who’s who: Alia (left) portrays Madelyn Pugh (right) who, along with her writing partner Bob Carroll Jr. worked on several TV projects for Lucille, including I Love Lucy
Desi, who played Lucy’s bandleader husband Ricky Ricardo on their show, had a tumultuous marriage to her in real life.
She first filed for divorce in 1944, reportedly for his flirting and drinking, but they got back together before breaking up definitively in 1960.
In the meantime, they produced two kids and the sitcom that etched them into a TV legend, which ran from 1951 to 1957.
At rest: Alia was also spotted without a costume in a summer top and blue shorts, wearing a protective visor during the coronavirus pandemic
They also starred in films together during their marriage, including Forever, Darling and the Vincente Minnelli comedy The Long, Long Trailer.
Despite their divorce, calling their marriage “ a nightmare, ” Lucy and Desi remained publicly amicable for the rest of his life.
Lucy married Borscht Belt comedian Gary Morton in 1961 and stayed with him until her death in 1989, while Desi married Edith Hirsch in 1963.
‘One of my favorite # FBFs ever’: On her last day of shoot, Nicole found time to post a sweet childhood photo of her country star husband Keith Urban
Edith and Desi both died of cancer one year apart – she died in 1985 and her husband, who loved cigars from his native Cuba, succumbed to lung cancer in 1986.
Aaron Sorkin’s new biopic is about a week spent making an episode of I Love Lucy that shakes up Lucy and Desi’s marriage.
The turbulent week, which reportedly runs from the table being read to the recording in front of a studio audience, would also include a professional landmine for the couple.