Going by the rapturous response at the premiere of 'Spencer', the 31-year-old actor has pulled off one of the most dazzling on-screen transformations of the year.
The Venice show is going on — other premieres at the world's oldest film festival include the debut of even as Italy copes with new infections driven by the highly contagious delta variant.
Despite the minimal dialogue, the teaser shares a sneak-peek into the grand life at the Queen's Sandringham Estate, one that includes lavish meals and stunning attire.
'Spencer' will showcase the three days in one of Princess Diana's last Christmas holidays as a member of the House of Windsor at their Sandringham estate.
'Spencer' is being helmed by Pablo Larrain and is based on a screenplay by Steven Knight, known for writing popular TV shows like 'Peaky Blinders'.
Cannes director Thierry Fremaux signed the pledge Monday in a packed tent on the Cannes beach, along with Edouard Waintrop, artistic director of Cannes.
Eighty-two women climbed the steps of the Palais des Festivals at the Cannes Film Festival in an unprecedented red carpet protest to press for improved gender equality in the film industry.
Blanchett, a two-time Oscar winner, is heading the jury that features five women, four men, seven nationalities and five continents.