Nicole Kidman looks ethereal with on-screen husband Javier Bardem at Being The ...

Nicole Kidman looks ethereal with on-screen husband Javier Bardem at Being The ...
Nicole Kidman looks ethereal with on-screen husband Javier Bardem at Being The ...

The Amazon film Being The Ricardos is a true story about the stars behind the classic sitcom I Love Lucy, Lucille Ball, and Desi Arnaz, as the film follows the power couple as they face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.

So who are the modern-day actors portraying the quintessential players behind the beloved sitcom? 

Incredible: Nicole Kidman (left) looked the spitting image of the iconic Lucille Ball (right) as she was featured in one of the character posters for Being The Ricardos released by Amazon Studios on Thursday

Legend: Ball is seen in December 1954

Incredible: Nicole Kidman (left) looked the spitting image of the iconic Lucille Ball (right) as she was featured in one of the character posters for Being The Ricardos released by Amazon Studios in November

Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball

 The 54-year-old American-born Australian actress looked the spitting image of the iconic I Love Lucy star as she was featured in one of the character posters for Being The Ricardos released by Amazon Studios in November.

Nicole had the perfect signature red hair with old Hollywood curls as she contrasted her porcelain skin with a swipe of bright ruby red lipstick. 

Ball was an American actress, comedian, model, studio executive, and producer as she portrayed the protagonist in the classic sitcom.

She was nominated for 13 Primetime Emmy Awards, winning five times, and was the recipient of several other accolades, such as the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award and two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Big shoes to fill: Javier Bardem stars as Desi Arnaz who was both Lucille's husband on legendary 1950s-era sitcom I Love Lucy and in real life

Trailblazer: Arnaz seen in 1954

Big shoes to fill: Javier Bardem stars as Desi Arnaz who was both Lucille's husband on legendary 1950s-era sitcom I Love Lucy and in real life

 Javier Bardem as Desi Arnaz

Javier Bardem stars as Desi Arnaz who was both Lucille's husband on legendary 1950s-era sitcom I Love Lucy and in real life.

 Bardem, 52, channeled the Cuban-American actor perfectly as he looks off into the distance while holding onto his signature basket-weave fedora.

Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III, better known as Desi Arnaz, was a Cuban-American actor, musician, bandleader, comedian and film and television producer, revolutionary in the creation of modern television.

Man with the plan: Tony Hale, 51, donned thick framed plastic eyeglasses while holding onto a leather notebook as he portrays Jessurun James 'Jess' Oppenheimer who was the head writer of I Love Lucy

Oppenheimer seen in 1953

Man with the plan: Tony Hale, 51, donned thick framed plastic eyeglasses while holding onto a leather notebook as he portrays Jessurun James 'Jess' Oppenheimer who was the head writer of I Love

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