Being the Ricardos, also starring Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball, delves into the relationship between the I Love Lucy stars.
During an interview with The Sunday Times, the writer/director was asked about criticism he received for using a Spanish actor for a Cuban role.
Javier Bardem believes his job is to “be people that I am not”.
Nicole Kidman needed to be reassured by Aaron Sorkin as she felt anxious about taking on the role.
Aaron Sorkin has come under fire on social media for claiming that “Spanish and Cuban aren’t actable”.