Cate Blanchett takes up challenge of playing anti-feminist in new drama Mrs America

Cate Blanchett plays conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly in US drama Mrs America.
Cate Blanchett plays conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly in US drama Mrs America.PHOTO: FOX

LOS ANGELES - Many actresses would kill for the chance to play a feminist icon.

But for two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett, the bigger challenge was portraying a woman known for her anti-feminist crusades.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month
  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.