News for Mar. 14, 2000
Cast News: Cate and Oscar!
3/14/00, 23:57 EST - Xoanon
Cate Blanchett To Make First Oscar(R) Show Appearance
Beverly Hills, CA - Actress Cate Blanchett has been tapped to present at the 72nd Academy Awards(R), producers Richard D. and Lili Fini Zanuck have announced.
Blanchett received a Best Actress nomination from the Academy for her title role as "Elizabeth" last year. She made her feature film debut in 1997 in "Paradise Road," which was immediately followed by a starring role in "Thank God He Met Lizzie." Her other film credits include "Oscar and Lucinda," "Pushing Tin," "An Ideal Husband," and most recently "The Talented Mr. Ripley." Blanchett recently completed production on "The Man Who Cried." Her upcoming projects include "The Gift" and "The Lord of the Rings."
Academy Awards(R) for outstanding film achievements of 1999 will be presented on March 26, 2000, at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium. Sunday at the Oscars(R) will be televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5:00 p.m. (PST), with a half-hour red carpet arrivals segment preceding the presentation ceremony.
Thanks to Pippin-Took for the tip!