The Australian actress is reportedly attached to play Ball in the new film, which will be based on a screenplay yet to be written by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin.

The movie will chronicle the entertainer's 20-year marriage to Desi Arnaz, her I Love Lucy co-star. The couple divorced in 1960.

Their kids Lucie Desiree Arnaz and Desi Arnaz, Jr. will produce the movie.