While the long-anticipated biopic Being the Ricardos hits theaters this weekend, streaming audiences will have to wait just a little longer for it at home. But have hope, it’s not the long wait of the big summer releases, as Being the Ricardos premieres on Tuesday, December 21, on Prime Video. The Aaron Sorkin-helmed drama about I Love Lucy stars Lucille Ball, and Desi Arnaz stars Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem as the famous couple. Produced by Amazon Studios, it has a limited theatrical release before arriving on Prime Video. Read on for more on how to watch Being the Ricardos without cable.
How to Watch Being the Ricardos
Being the Ricardos is an Amazon Studios production and will have limited theatrical release before airing exclusively on Prime Video. Suppose you aren’t a subscriber. Don’t worry. Just sign up for a free trial to Amazon Prime, and you can try out Being the Ricardos free!
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About Being the Ricardos
Being the Ricardos is a glimpse into the famous couple’s complex romantic and professional relationship. From the writers’ room to the soundstage, it chronicles a production week on the set of the groundbreaking sitcom I Love Lucy, during which Lucille Ball (Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Bardem). The two face a series of crises affecting the show, their careers, and their marriage. The film is written and directed by Aaron Sorkin and co-stars J. K. Simmons, Nina Arianda, Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat, Jake Lacy, and Clark Gregg. The film opens in theaters for a limited release on December 10 before Prime Video on December 21.