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“Being the Ricardos” is officially streaming on Amazon Prime Video. After debuting in theaters earlier this month, the biopic chronicling the complex romantic and professional relationship between Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem), was released on the platform December 21.
Written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, “Being the Ricardos” takes audiences behind closed doors, into the writer’s room, and onto the soundstage during a critical production week of the groundbreaking hit series “I Love Lucy.” The film, set in 1952, follows Ball and Arnaz through a series of personal and professional crises that includes everything from personal accusations to a political smear campaign, all of which threaten the power couple’s marriage and careers.
J.K. Simmons, Nina Arianda, Alia Shawkat, John Rubinstein, Clark Gregg, Jake Lacy, Linda Lavin, Tony Hale, and Ronny Cox are among the cast.
“Being the Ricardos” is streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video at no extra charge to Prime members. If you’re not already signed up for an Amazon Prime membership, now’s the time to join. Amazon is currently offering a free 30-day trial for new members, but the deal won’t last long, so you’ll want to act fast.
Once you’ve signed up, you can instantly begin streaming “Being the Ricardos” and tons of other Prime Video exclusives for free for the first month. The membership will cost $12.99 a month after the trial ends. Amazon also offers student and EBT discounts of up to 50% off the monthly fee.
Besides the Prime Video library, Amazon Prime members get other perks such as free same-day, one-day, and two-day delivery on millions of items. The membership gets you discounted pricing, free two-hour grocery delivery, access to Amazon Music, Prime Reading and Prime Gaming, plus unlimited photo storage on Amazon Photos.
Whether you’re a TV or movie lover, Prime Video has it all. Binge watch thousands of movies and shows alongside Prime originals like “Harlem,” “With Love,” and “Wheel of Time.” Other exclusives headed for Prime Video include “The Tender Bar” which will be released on January 7, followed by “A Hero” on January 22.
Prime Video also has an option to add Paramount+, STARZ, Showtime, and other channels to your membership, so that you can stream all your favorite content from one place. Apart from the free stuff, you’ll also find tons of documentaries, comedies, dramas, action flicks, romance films, and family-friendly content on Prime Video to rent or buy.