Oscar-winning actor Cate Blanchett may soon be joining the Marvel universe as she is in talks to star in the upcoming film Thor: Ragnarok.
As per sources, Blanchett might play one of the new female leads in the film, reports variety.com.
Blanchett, who has received a Golden Globe nomination for Carol, would be making her first major comic book role in Ragnarok. Taika Waiti will direct the third instalment in the popular Thor franchise with Chris Hemsworth returning to play the lead role.
Blanchett’s character in the superhero sequel isn’t known. Ragnarok will also feature Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk and the villainous Tom Hiddleston who plays Loki in The Avengers universe.