Cate Blanchett Will Star in Aaron Sorkin’s Lucille Ball Biopic

Few artists have been known for the simultaneous enormity and control of their range of comic expression as Lucille Ball. Meanwhile, few artist have been known for the simultaneous enormity and control of their range of dramatic expression as Cate Blanchett. 

And outside of a completely forgettable TV biopic in 2003, few have attempted to blend the drama of Lucy’s real personal/married life with the hilarity of her onscreen personal/married life. But soon, according to The Wrap, Cate Blanchett will.

While such news will probably have most everyone who reads it overjoyed, some may be a little less thrilled by the more-polarizing screenwriter behind the project: Aaron Sorkin. He’ll be attempting to capture the 20 year marriage between Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in his script for the authorized biopic, which Ball/Arnaz’s children Lucy and Desi, Jr. are producing. Neither Blanchett nor her representatives have commented yet on the news.

And since there’s nothing left to add at the moment, imagine this:

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