Date: 11th December 2015
Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett may soon be joining the Marvel universe.
Sources tell Variety Blanchett is in early talks to play one of the new female leads in Marvel’s "Thor: Ragnarok" , Marvel had no comment.
Having just received SAG and Golden Globe nominations for Carol (2015), Blanchett would be making her first major comic book role in "Ragnarok."
Taika Waiti in on board to direct the third Thor film with Chris Hemsworth returning to play the Norse God. Stephany Folsom recently polished the script.
Blanchett’s character in the superhero sequel isn’t known. Ragnarok, produced by Kevin Feige, will also feature Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk and the villainous Tom Hiddleston who plays Loki in 'The Avengers' universe.
Thor: Ragnarok hits theaters on Nov. 3, 2017.
Source: Press Release