Cate Blanchett has already had a pretty great 2013, thanks to Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine" and the Oscar buzz reverberating around her title performance. Now Blanchett's year is about to get even better.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced on Thursday that Blanchett will be the subject of a New York Film Festival Gala Tribute on Oct. 2. The festival will also honor Ralph Fiennes, whose film "The Invisible Woman" will screen during the prestigious film gathering. Fiennes' tribute will occur on Oct. 9.
"In the year that many critics are hailing her most recent -- and perhaps greatest –- performance (in 'Blue Jasmine'), the Film Society is delighted to celebrate the career of Cate Blanchett," Film Society of Lincoln Center executive director Rose Kuo said in a statement. "Since her breakthrough in 'Oscar and Lucinda' in 1997, Ms. Blanchett has consistently mesmerized audiences with some of the boldest screen performances of the past twenty years, with roles as diverse as Queen Elizabeth I and Bob Dylan."
For more on the tribute, head to the Film Society of Lincoln Center website. The 2013 New York Film Festival runs from Sept. 27 through Oct. 13.