Casting Controversies

The Kenblog: The Classic Casting Overreaction. . .Nicole Kidman As Lucy!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with another edition of the Kenblog. In this edition we’re talking about classic casting controversies that turned out to be not so controverial after all. It’s actually more about the over-the-top reactions to said casting decisions, most of them made without even seeing anything but a photo of the actor in question. I bring this up because there seems to be something of an uproar concerning the casting of Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball in the upcoming Aaron Sorkin film “Being The Ricardos.” Apparently it’s a bit jarring (or blasphemous, heh) to have an Australian actress play the beloved Lucille Ball. For the life of me I don’t know why.

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