The production will now put an eye out on who should play Desi Arnaz, the real-life husband of Ball who played Ricky Ricardo on I Love Lucy, the Cuban band leader in that 1950s landmark television series. Generally speaking, casting a screen legend like Cate Blanchett as another one named Lucille Ball seems like a smart bet. The couple met when Lucy was 28 and Desi was 23 while they were both working on set of the 1940 film Too Many Girls. I don't know who the flawless screenwriter for a project like this would be, but it strikes me that Sorkin probably isn't that person. She won four Emmys for the role.
There is no release date yet for Lucy and Desi, but judging from the talent attached to the film, Amazon will probably be doing an awards season push for the biopic.
It's unclear if any of it will be filmed in Ball's hometown of Celeron, N.Y., which famously replaced a "Scary Lucy" statue with a more flattering likeness last year and celebrates her birthday every year at the Lucy Desi Museum & Center for Comedy in nearby Jamestown.
Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots both top $300 million There may not have been any grand-prize winners, but one MA player matched the first five numbers to bring in a cool $1 million. Powerball tickets cost $2 and can be played in 44 states, Washington DC, the US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.
Among a myriad of other achievements made throughout her illustrious career, Ball became the first woman to run a major television studio, Desilu Productions, in 1962.
Blanchett has won two Academy Awards, and is now filming the film adaptation of the novel Where'd You Go, Bernadette? Amazon scooped up the rights to the project and tasked Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) to pen the script. A high profile actor, one such name mentioned as Javier Bardem, is being sought to play Arnaz. Yet what is known for sure is that the children of Ball and Desi Arnaz - Lucie Arnaz and Desi Arnaz Jr. - have signed off on the project and are co-producing it alongside Escape Artists' Jenna Block.
Shocked at the injuries caused to his son, Sam's father went down to Brighton Beach on Sunday and discovered the small sea bugs. Sixteen-year-old Sam Kanizay arrived at a Melbourne hospital on Saturday with his legs bleeding profusely.
The hacker (s) claiming responsibility use the alias "little.finger66", a reference to HBO's hit show , Game of Thrones . When the FBI was investigating the cyberattack against Sony, then-Director James Comey blamed North Korea.
The deal is worth $2.75 million and includes $1.25 million in incentives, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . The 36-year-old also won a Super Bowl title with the Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII against the 49ers.
North Korea has repeatedly said it will never give up its nuclear arsenal, which it sees as a guarantee of its security. And it prohibits all new joint ventures with North Korean companies and bans new foreign investment in existing ones.
Last year, then-President Obama became the first USA president to visit Hiroshima , where he called for an end to nuclear weapons. Three days later, another atomic bombing in Nagasaki killed more than 70,000 people.
Tropical storm Franklin has formed in the western Caribbean Sea and will continue to track towards the Yucatan Peninsula. Tropical Storm Franklin will bring locally heavy rain and gusty winds to the Cayman Islands and Honduras early on Monday.
Later, Swift's bodyguard confronted Mueller with the allegation that he had reached under the singer's dress and grabbed her. The questionnaire also asks potential jurors if they listen to KYGO, the country music station where Mueller used to work.
Nearly five politicians for eminent families have been added by Abbasi in order to strengthen the party's position in Punjab. After a span of 20 years, a Hindu politician, Darshan Lal, is set to take the role of a cabinet minister in Pakistan.
He also said, "Of course, we would like to urge other parties like the United States and South Korea to stop increasing tensions". The U.N. resolution bans North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood.
The witness described people running outside after the blast and seeing a auto driving away. "It was 5 a.m.", Omar said . Fifteen to 20 people were in the Islamic center at the time of the blast for morning prayers, according to the AP.
For Honor is about to hold a free weekend
For Honor , Ubisoft's standalone hack and slash IP from earlier this year is getting a free-to-play event later this week. Both editions will be on sale through the free weekend which begins on August 10 and runs until Sunday, August 13.
YouTube Unveils New Mobile Chat Feature for Android, iOS Apps
Firstly, it encourages increased engagement as users do not have to shift to Twitter or Facebook to share commentary or videos. Experts also warned that some young people are forced to appear in the videos, which then puts them at risk of harm.
LG V30 specs, features and release details
OLED panels, which are commonly used in curved televisions, allows the device's display to also be slightly curved. As for the display resolution, LG said it will cram 4.15 million pixels in a QHD+ (2880x1440) orientation.
Imran Khan accused of sexting Pakistani MP
In his first public remark on Ayesha Gulalai's allegations, Imran Khan said he would not say anything derogatory against her. Gulalai showed the alleged messages briefly to senior journalist Hamid Mir. "I was astonished to hear that".
Wenger impressed by Arsenal's new boys
From the resulting freekick Kolasinac netted his first goal for Arsenal , drifting in at the far post to nod home Xhaka's cross. Courtois was called into action again, saving excellently at full stretch to deny a fierce long-range effort from Granit Xhaka.
Aston Villa 2017-18 player preview: Josh Onomah
Onomah is Bruce's sixth signing, following Johnstone, John Terry, Chris Samba, Glenn Whelan and Ahmed Elmohamady through the door. Aston Villa are pleased to announce the signing of midfielder Josh Onomah on a season-long loan from Tottenham Hotspur .