Cate Blanchett to Present at Oscars

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Cate Blanchett will present at the Oscars, telecast producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced Tuesday.

Blanchett is a five-time Academy Award nominee, who took home the supporting actress Oscar in 2004 for her performance as Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator. She also received supporting actress nominations for Notes on a Scandal and I’m Not There in 2006 and 2007, respectively.  Blanchett received lead actress nominations for her performances as Queen Elizabeth I in Elizabeth (1998) and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007).

The show airs live on ABC on Feb. 27.

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