The lovely Cate Blanchett is making news in the great white north. Click on the link for the rest of the article:

“Next up for Blanchett is the role of Galadriel, the elf queen in the live-action feature Lord of the Rings, based on the fantasy novels of J.R.R. Tolkien. “I start in June. It’s a 14-month shoot. We’re making three movies back-to-back. And I’ll be in all three. What drew her to this project? “I was actually in The Hobbit when I was in high school but I hadn’t read the books and now I’m delving into them.” She says she was also drawn to the project by director Peter Jackson “who has one of the most extraordinary, bizarre, out-there minds.” I stare at her. With her pixie face and tall, slender build, she’d be a remarkable elfin queen, as depicted by Tolkien. Her eyes twinkle quite mischievously.” [More]