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Cate Blanchett, Isabelle Huppert teaming up for 'The Maids'
Cate Blanchett, Isabelle Huppert teaming up for 'The Maids'

Some casting news is too intriguing to ignore. Cate Blanchett will team up with French film star Isabelle Huppert in a staging of Jean Genet's  "The Maids"  next year at the Sydney Theatre Company in Australia. The company unveiled its 2013 season on Thursday. "The Maids," which will be directed by Benedict Andrews, will run June 4 to July 20 in Sydney. The new English translation is by Andrews and Andrew Upton. Genet's 1947 play was inspired by the real-life story of the Papin sisters, who worked as maids and were convicted of murdering their employer.  In August, the Sydney Theatre Company said that Blanchett would be stepping down as...

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