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Screenshot: Being the Ricardos/Amazon Prime Video (Fair Use) Much as how The Wheel of Time was the result of Jeff Bezos really, really wanting Amazon Prime Video to have its own Game of Thrones , December’s original film offering Being the Ricardos seems the answer to his request that an Amazon-produced film bring home a Best Actress Oscar. This quasi-biopic about the marriage between Lucille Ball and Desi Arnez as it intersected with their rise to media mogul as the stars of I Love Lucy certainly seems poised to take home all the awards: Its writer/director is Aaron Sorkin (a four-time Oscar-nominated screenwriter), who earned six Oscar nods last year for his Netflix film The Trial of the Chicago 7; it’s about Hollywood (Hollywood’s favorite subject); it’s a period piece (classy!); and it has a cast filled with beautiful, Oscar-winning people, including Javier Bardem and Nicole Kidman as the title couple. Now, I know what you are thinking: Nicole Kidman looks and sounds nothing like Lucy. (You are only thinking this because you are old, probably; has anyone under 40 ever actually watched I Love Lucy ? It’s not like TV exists anymore.) But that hasn’t stopped many an actress (or actor) for taking home an award in the past—see, recently: Zellweger, Renee as Garland, Judy—so I still think she’s got a shot. Amazon is also premiering a slew of original TV series content this month, including the sixth and final season of The Expanse (Dec. 10), based on […]