‘Being the Ricardos’ Trailer Dismissed as ‘Surprisingly Unappealing’

‘Being the Ricardos’ Trailer Dismissed as ‘Surprisingly Unappealing’

The teaser trailer for Aaron Sorkin’s “Being the Ricardos” was dropped to mixed reactions Tuesday and while some sung its praises others slammed the trailer for making the film seem “surprisingly unappealing.”

There has been buzz around “Being the Ricardos” for months. The film chronicles the tumultuous relationship of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz — the stars of the ’50s sitcom “I Love Lucy.” The casting of Nicole Kidman as Ball has raised more than a few eyebrows and the trailer has only served to fuel whatever skepticism there already was. Among the critics is entertainment journalist Scott Menzel, who took to Twitter to air his views.

“We are all in agreement that BEING THE RICARDOS looks surprisingly unappealing right?” he tweeted. “Also, why is Nicole Kidman narrating a trailer about Lucille Ball? Yes, I know she’s playing Lucy but she sounds nothing like Lucy.”

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