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Does Javier Bardem sing in Being the Ricardos?

Cara Houlton December 29, 2021
Los Angeles Premiere Of Amazon Studios' "Being The Ricardos" - After Party
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Spanish actor Javier Bardem has most recently appeared in the Amazon original movie, Being the Ricardos. Starring alongside Nicole Kidman, the pair portray I Love Lucy stars Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in the biographical drama.

The movie which first aired on 10 December, now has fans eager to know more about Bardem and if he sang in his musical scenes. We’ve taken a look into Bardem’s role, his singing talents and how to listen to the movie’s soundtrack.

Being the Ricardos | Official Trailer | Amazon Prime

Being the Ricardos | Official Trailer | Amazon Prime
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Who is Javier Bardem?

Born on 1 March 1969 in Las Palmas, Javier Bardem is an Academy Award-winning actor best known for his roles in No Country For Old Men, Skyfall and most recently, Dune.

Aside from his acting career, Bardem is also husband to Spanish actress, Penélope Cruz. The famous couple has been married since 2010 and share two children, Luna and Leo.

Does Javier Bardem sing?

Although Javier Bardem revealed that he is not a singer in an interview on Late Night with Seth Meyers, he did sing in Being the Ricardos.

In the interview, Bardem explained that he learnt how to sing for the movie through Zoom.

This is not the last of Bardem’s singing roles either as he is set to appear as King Triton in the 2023 musical adaptation of The Little Mermaid.

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Being the Ricardos soundtrack

The Being the Ricardos Amazon Original Motion Picture Soundtrack was released to both Apple Music and Spotify on 3 December 2021.

Although the soundtrack created by English composer Daniel Pemberton doesn’t feature Javier Bardem’s singing, there are 31 songs to enjoy.

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Cara is a journalism student studying at Goldsmiths, University of London. She has a passion for entertainment, news and storytelling, which is where her love for journalism started.