|With 'Blue Jasmine,' Cate Blanchett joins the distinguished
company of Allen's leading ladies
By William Goss
Special to MSN Movies
It's no secret that writer-director-comedian Woody Allen has employed any number of neurotic
proxies throughout his prolific film career: Owen Wilson in "Midnight in Paris," John Cusack in "Bullets Over Broadway," Kenneth
Branagh in "Celebrity," and so on. More fascinating are his
female leads, frequently the same talented actresses employed time and time
again. In preparation for his "Blue Jasmine," in which Cate Blanchett finds herself front and center,
we've determined the 10 women who have best summed up the humor and heartache of
his career to date.
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"Blue Jasmine" is out in theaters July 26.
(Sony Pictures Classics)