It was confirmed on Wednesday that Cate Blanchett will take on the role of legendary actress Lucille Ball. The 46-year-old Oscar winner will play the late I Love Lucy star in an upcoming project from Aaron Sorkin. But this will hardly be the first time that Blanchett has played a real person, as biographical movies have become a regular part of her repertoire. Ahead, six other times Blanchett has transformed to become a real-life character in film.
•Cate Blanchett to star in Lucille Ball biopic written by Aaron Sorkin
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•Before ‘I Love Lucy’: ‘Life’ posts rare early photos of Lucille Ball
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