France Inter has released the podcast interview with Cate. Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, where Cate is voicing Sprezzatura (a monkey) will be released in December 2022.
Cate Blanchett in all facets
Some call her “the chameleon” and consider her one of the greatest actresses in the world. Cate Blanchett is the guest of Augustin Trapenard.
Double Oscar winner, on the big screen, she played Elizabeth I, Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings , Katherine Hepburn in Scorsese, Bob Dylan in Todd Haynes and many others. She is currently starring in ” Nightmare Alley”, Guillermo del Toro ‘s new film , and will soon receive an honorary César for her entire career.
Excerpts from the show
“I’m a complete fan of Bette Davis. It’s no matter how much we claim our individuality, when we see an extraordinary actor or when we are crossed by a superb film, we are inevitably influenced. We actors are porous creatures”
“In ‘Nightmare Alley’, the three main characters are archetypal women, but they are imagined as parts of a whole. movie”
“The camera can lay bare something of our humanity. Indigenous peoples were afraid that the camera would steal a part of their soul. There is an essential truth here that even the actor is not aware of, and which is reveals in spite of himself
“Truth has become a modifiable, switchable and highly politicized product. Five years ago, truth was based on established, verified facts, and suddenly it became something vague, moving. I find that terrifying “
“You are the product of your habits. You can never really escape from yourself. But the privilege of the actor is to be able to slip into different lives and escape your own habits”
Pinocchio Teaser Trailer and Release Date
Netflix has announced the director’s stop-motion, musical adaptation of “Pinocchio” is set for release in December 2022. Del Toro co-directs this long-in-the-works passion project with Mark Gustafson. To mark the date announcement, Netflix unveiled a brief teaser with the first footage of Ewan McGregor voicing Cricket.
Starring opposite McGregor in “Pinocchio” is David Bradley as Geppetto, Gregory Mann as Pinocchio, Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, John Turturro, Ron Perlman, Tim Blake Nelson, Burn Gorman, Christoph Waltz and Tilda Swinton. Del Toro’s adaptation is set in Italy during the 1930s, a time when fascism is on the rise and Benito Mussolini is consolidating control of the country.
Source: France Inter; Variety