Shekhar Kapur and Cate Blanchett are both about reaching their "Golden Age." The two of them are set to reprise their role in the up-coming sequel of the 1998 "Elizabeth," entitled "Elizabeth: The Golden Age."
Have been appointed to join them in the sequel is actor Clive Owen and Geoffrey Rush. "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" is scheduled for an April filming with William Nicholson and Michael Hirst work on the script.
As both Kapur and Blanchett will remain in the film with the same characters as their previous, Owen, meanwhile, will play Sir Walter Raleigh; poet, explorer, writer and spy and Rush will play Sir Francis Walsingham, one of the queen's key supporters and the architect of her campaign to solidify her position on the throne and in the country.