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Good News! Cate Blanchett's 'The Maids' Adds One More Performance on August 9

Cate Blanchett dons a sheer skirt while out and about on Saturday (August 2) in New York City.

Earlier in the week, the 45-year-old Australian actress was spotted flashing a smile while holding onto her lunch in the Big Apple.

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It was recently announced that an additional performance for Cate‘s upcoming play The Maids has been added for August 9 at 2 p.m. If you haven’t already, buy your tickets now, before it’s too late!

15+ pictures inside of Cate Blanchett sporting a sheer look in New York City… More Here! »

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Cate Blanchett Desperately Wanted to Play a Dwarf & Wear a Beard

Cate Blanchett carries her lunch while out and about on Thursday (July 31) in New York City.

The 45-year-old actress is in town to star in a new production of the play The Maids, which will only be shown for two weeks at City Center.

While promoting her movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies at Comic-Con last weekend, Cate revealed one of her wishes.

“I was so desperate to play a dwarf. The facial hair. You go into the wig room. Oh my god. The beard,” Cate told ET Canada.

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'Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies' Trailer is Here!

Check out the brand new trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the highly anticipated conclusion to the latest Middle Earth trilogy.

In the epic movie, the Company of Thorin has reached Smaug’s lair; but can Bilbo and the Dwarves reclaim Erebor and the treasure? And, if so, can they hold on to it?

Martin Freeman, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, Cate Blanchett, Luke Evans, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Lee Pace, and Benedict Cumberbatch all star in the film, which is set to hit theaters on December 17.

Make sure to check out photos of the cast attending Comic-Con over the weekend!

'Hobbit 3' Might Include Unused 'Lord of the Rings' Footage!

Cate Blanchett is pretty in pink while attending the press line for her upcoming movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies during 2014 Comic-Con on Saturday (July 26) at the Hilton Bayfront in San Diego, Calif.

The star-studded list of cast members that were in attendance included Orlando Bloom, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Elijah Wood, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Andy Serkis, and more!

During the panel, director Peter Jackson revealed that never before seen footage from The Lord of the Rings movies may make it into the final film in the franchise.

“There are a few scenes that haven’t been seen from Lord Of The Rings, but not many. We might try to put them back in,” Peter said (via Deadline). “It’s a big logistical thing which haven’t wrapped our heads around. But if there’s enough interest…”

FYI: Cate is wearing a Fausto Puglisi dress and Roger Vivier shoes.

35+ pictures inside of the cast of The Hobbit at Comic-Con… More Here! »

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Cate Blanchett's 'Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' Will Invade Comic-Con

Cate Blanchett keeps it chic in a pair of sunglasses while touching down at LAX Airport on Friday (July 25) in Los Angeles.

Earlier in the week, the 45-year-old Australian actress was pure class while attending a SK-II promotional event in Shanghai, China.

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In case you didn’t know, Cate‘s upcoming movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will be promoted at 2014 Comic-Con on Saturday (July 26). We hope to see Cate at the popular convention, held in San Diego.

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Cate Blanchett & Rose Byrne Get Honored at Crystal & Lucy Awards!

Cate Blanchett is the epitome of elegance while attending Women In Film 2014 Crystal + Lucy Awards held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Wednesday (June 11) in Century City, Calif.

The 45-year-old Australian actress, who was honored with Crystal Award for Excellence in Film, was joined by Maggie Gyllenhaal and Rose Byrne at the awards, which was presented by MaxMara, BMW, Perrier-Jouet and South Coast Plaza.

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The night before, Rose was honored with the Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future award at a cocktail party.

FYI: Rose is wearing a Max Mara jumpsuit, Charlotte Olympia shoes, Rauwolf clutch, and Pomellato jewels.

15+ pictures inside of Cate Blanchett and Maggie Gyllenhaal at the Crystal + Lucy Awards… More Here! »

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Cate Blanchett & America Ferrera Take 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' to Australia & Los Angeles!

Cate Blanchett is glowing as she hits the red carpet at the premiere of her latest film How to Train Your Dragon 2 held at Event Cinemas George Street on Monday (June 9) in Sydney, Australia.

The day before, the 45-year-old actress’ cast mates America Ferrera, Jay Baruchel, Craig Ferguson and Djimon Hounsou promoted the flick at the Los Angeles premiere held at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, Calif.

Dylan McDermott, Kathryn Hahn, and Tia Mowry were also in attendance to show their supoort for the upcoming animated adventure, which hits theaters on Friday (June 13).

FYI: Cate is wearing a Chanel dress. America is wearing a Dolce&Gabbana dress, Charlotte Olympia shoes, an Edie Parker clutch, and vintage Cartier and Beladora jewels. Tia is wearing an Elenareva black strapless jumpsuit.

20+ pictures inside of Cate Blanchett and America Ferrera at separate premieres for How to Train Your Dragon 2More Here! »

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