Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem and Alia Shawkat goes throwback chic filming Being ...

Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem were seen going throwback chic as she transported herself back to the 1950s on set in Los Angeles this Friday.

The 53-year-old actress is playing Lucille Ball in a biopic called Being The Ricardos opposite Javier as Desi Arnaz.

In her latest incarnation as Lucy she could be seen on set modeling a sleek blue vest over a pale pink blouse with flared sleeves redolent of the period.

Legging it: Nicole Kidman was seen going throwback chic as she transported herself back to the 1950s on the set of her latest project in Los Angeles this Friday

Legging it: Nicole Kidman was seen going throwback chic as she transported herself back to the 1950s on the set of her latest project in Los Angeles this Friday

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Details: Nicole's hair (pictured) was the bright orange hue that Lucille favored throughout her career

Pre-sitcom: Lucille is pictured in a publicity shot from 1944

Details: Nicole's hair (left) was the bright orange hue that Lucille (right) favored throughout her career

Her hair was the bright orange hue 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 that evoked the 1950s just as much as Nicole's did.

She slipped into a short-sleeved pink sweater and tucked it into a high-waisted checked skirt  that fell past the knee.

Her hair was teased into a period do and she rounded off the look with black hose and a pair of matching Mary Janes.

Who's who: The 53-year-old movie star is playing Lucille Ball in a biopic called Being The Ricardos opposite Javier Bardem as Desi Arnaz

Who's who: The 53-year-old movie star is playing Lucille Ball in a biopic called Being The Ricardos opposite Javier Bardem as Desi Arnaz

Looking fab: Javier (pictured) looked every inch the Hollywood heartthrob while strutting his stuff across the set in costume as Desi

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Remember when: Desi is pictured in character as Ricky Ricardo on the 1953 I Love Lucy episode Lucy Becomes A Sculptress

Looking fab: Javier (left) looked every inch the heartthrob while strutting his stuff across 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 Alia's old Arrested Development co-star Tony Hale also has a role in Being The Ricardos as I Love Lucy showrunner Jess Oppenheimer.

Lucy once referred to Jess as 'the brains' of the operation but he left the program in 1956 to become an NBC programming executive.

JK Simmons and Nina Arianda are respectively playing William Frawley and Vivian Vance -

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