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Cate Blanchett rocks a leather jumpsuit in the first photos from the set of Nightmare Alley 

Cate Blanchett rocks a leather jumpsuit in the first photos from the set of Guillermo del Toro’s remake of thriller Nightmare Alley

Cate Blanchett was spotted for the first time on the set of Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming remake of the classic noir thriller Nightmare Alley.

The critically acclaimed 50-year-old actress was dressed in character between scenes in Toronto, Canada, where the project is being shot, on Tuesday.

Nightmare Alley boasts a star studded cast in addition to the Oscar winner which includes Bradley Cooper, Toni Collette, Rooney Mara and David Strathairin 

Getting to work: Cate Blanchett was spotted for the first time on the set of Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming remake of the classic noir thriller Nightmare Alley on Tuesday in Canada

The beautiful Brit was photographed dressed as her character wearing a leather jumpsuit with motorcycle boots.

Her blonde locks were coifed in vintage style curls held together with pins, however she carried a modern accessory between takes.

Cate strolled near the trailers on set holding her iPad which chatting with a member of the crew.

Nightmare Alley is a remake of the 1947 noir, starring Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray and Helen Walker – which was based on a book of the same name.

The doc is in: The critically acclaimed 50-year-old actress was seen on set dressed as her character, a psychologist, wearing a funky leather jumpsuit

The doc is in: The critically acclaimed 50-year-old actress was seen on set dressed as her character, a psychologist, wearing a funky leather jumpsuit

Thriller: Nightmare Alley boasts a star studded cast in addition to the Oscar winner which includes Bradley Cooper, Toni Collette, Rooney Mara and David Strathairin

Thriller: Nightmare Alley boasts a star studded cast in addition to the Oscar winner which includes Bradley Cooper, Toni Collette, Rooney Mara and David Strathairin

In the new adaptation, Bradley Cooper plays swindler who teams up with a psychologist [Cate Blanchett] to trick people into giving them money.

It is directed by Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro who is behind such films as The Shape of Water and Pan’s Labyrinth. 

Last year, The Hollywood Reporter wrote that Leonardo DiCaprio was originally set to play the starring role but then del Toro switched his leading man to Cooper.

Behind the camera: Guillermo Del Toro (pictured) directs the psychological thriller which centers on Bradley Cooper as a swindler who teams up with a psychologist [Cate Blanchett] to trick people into giving them money

Behind the camera: Guillermo Del Toro (pictured) directs the psychological thriller which centers on Bradley Cooper as a swindler who teams up with a psychologist [Cate Blanchett] to trick people into giving them money

The original: Nightmare Alley is a remake of the 1947 noir, starring Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray and Helen Walker - which was based on a book of the same name

The original: Nightmare Alley is a remake of the 1947 noir, starring Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray and Helen Walker – which was based on a book of the same name

The film was set to begin shooting last year but was later pushed back and principal photography just began January 21. Nightmare Alley has no release date yet. 

Cate Blanchett, meanwhile, is juggling her latest project in the midst of a very busy award season.

She was nominated this year for a Golden Globe in the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy category for her role as the title character in Where’d You Go Bernadette.  

The film, directed by Richard Linklater, about a former architect who seems to have it all and suddenly disappeared, received mixed reviews at the box office.  

Busy! Cate Blanchett, meanwhile, was nominated this year for a Golden Globe in the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy category for her role as the title character in Where'd You Go Bernadette

Busy! Cate Blanchett, meanwhile, was nominated this year for a Golden Globe in the Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy category for her role as the title character in Where’d You Go Bernadette

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