Cate Blanchett Wants a Role on 'Downton Abbey'

Give it to her already!

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Because she can also read your mind in addition to being a preternaturally radiant actress/mother/skincare-line ambassador, Cate Blanchett is working on securing a role on Downton Abbey. *loud crash* (That was me falling out of my chair.)

On the British chat show Lorraine, Blanchett said she's interesting in making a cameo on the period drama, which is like DUH, because how many times has she played someone who lives on this side of the 21st century?

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"I did have words and I followed up with my agent," she said. "No call has yet been received, but I'm seeing the girls again today, so I'll get them to put a good word in."

Um, I'm sure GEORGE CLOONEY would give you a good recommendation too, Cate. And anyone who's ever seen one of your movies. So no worries—by the time season six rolls out, you'll be prancing around the great hall as a mysterious houseguest with a hidden agenda.

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