Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett named best reel-life royal

Cate Blanchett named best reel-life royalWashington, Mar 6 : Cate Blancett has been named the best on-screen monarch for her portrayal of English royal Elizabeth I, in a new poll.

The Oscar-winner topped the lovefilm. com survey, held to mark the release of The Young Victoria.

Blanchett narrowly defeated Dame Helen Mirren, who played the role of Elizabeth II in `The Queen', and landed the second spot in the poll.

Standing at the third position in the survey was Sean Connery for his cameo as King Richard in 1991''s `Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves'.

Blanchett to play Maid Marian alongside Crowe’s Robin Hood

Washington, February 26 : A Ridley Scott-directed adventure film for Universal Pictures will feature actress Cate Blanchett in the role of Maid Marian, alongside Russell Crowe who will be playing Robin Hood.

‘Nottingham’, the film that is undergoing a title change, begins production in early April.

Imagine Entertainment's Brian Grazer is making it in collaboration with Scott and his Scott Free banner.

Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris originally scripted the drama, but it was later rewritten by Brian Helgeland.

A 130 million-dollar budget has been earmarked for the film’s production, and the producers are hopeful of benefiting from favourable exchange rates and tax credits that come from shooting in London.

Cate Blanchett may replace Sienna Miller in Nottingham

Cate BlanchettWashington, Feb 10 : Hollywood actress Cate Blanchett may soon be seen playing the role of Maid Marian in Ridley Scott's Nottingham, after Sienna Miller was dropped from the flick.

The makers of Nottingham are keen to get `The Lord Of The Ring' actress to replace Miller.

If Cate gives her nod to the flick, she will be seen alongside Russell Crowe, who will play the lead role in the tale of Medieval English outlaw Robin Hood.

Another Nottingham actor Mark Strong thinks that Cate is ideal to replace Miller.

Cate Blanchett credits husband’s humble ego with marital bliss

Cate Blanchett credits husband’s humble ego with marital blissWashington, Feb 03 : Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett says that her superstar status isn''t an issue in her marriage to director Andrew Upton.

The pair has been married for 11 years and has three kids.

And `The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' star is adamant their relationship has lasted so long because her husband is so humble.

Blanchett says Pitt’s ''annoyingly'' in love with Jolie

London, Jan 17: Cate Blanchett has said that she won't be working with Brad Pitt, her co-star in `The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', again - because he is ''annoyingly'' in love.

The actress jokingly said that of all the challenges she faced during the making of the film, the biggest problem came courtesy of Pitt.

"Honestly, to see how in love with Angelina he is, it was really quite disgusting. Awful in fact. It''s in my contract now: I won''t ever work with him again," The Telegraph quoted her as saying.

The two actors, who earlier worked together in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu''s 2006 drama Babel, are now playing lovers in `Button'.

Healthy sex life is the secret of Blanchett’s successful marriage

Australian Actress Cate BlanchettWashington, Jan 15 : Actress Cate Blanchett believes that a healthy sex life has kept her marriage with director hubby Andrew Upton alive for 11 years.

The Oscar-winner admits that after 11 long years, she and her husband have become perfect partners, soulmates, and bedroom buddies.

"You have to be prepared to make the same leap at the same time. It''s about rhythm," Contactmusic quoted her as saying.