Cate Blanchett Says Drama Needs to Be ‘Challenging and Impolite and Provocative’

Published on Dec 04, 2019

Cate Blanchett Says Drama Needs to Be ‘Challenging and Impolite and Provocative’

In London on Wednesday to talk about her upcoming scripted series, “Stateless,” Cate Blanchett implored drama producers to be impolite, provocative and to make shows that start meaningful conversations.

“I love zombies, I love vampires,” the two-time Oscar-winner said. “But we’re living in a time when the political system, which is meant to deal with facts – and our job [in film and TV] is dealing with fiction – has become a burlesque. It’s cosmically bewildering.”

Blanchett said that the world “has a problem with nuance,” but it is those gray areas where good drama exists. She added that “drama should be challenging and

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Author: Stewart Clarke