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Cate Blanchett, Yvonne Strahovski to star in 'Stateless'

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is set to feature in Australian TV psychological drama "Stateless".

According to The Hollywood Reporter, winner was earlier attached to make her full-fledged directorial debut with the show but will now serve as a co-creator along with and

Now, and are directing the series.

"The Handmaid's Tale" star is joining in the show.

The limited run, six-episode series will have an all-female writing and directing team.

Based on the true story, the show follows a German Australian woman, Cornelia Rau, who in 2004 escaped a frightening cult only to be trapped in a labyrinth of psychiatric and legal systems, landing her in Australia's notorious Baxter Immigration Detention Center.

Talking about "Stateless", said, "Whilst this story centers on Australia, the dilemmas that it explores through four absorbing characters will resonate globally: the desire for personal freedom, the need for social stability, an escalating lack of faith in the political process and the deeply unsettling impact this has on individual lives."

The script is penned by McCredie and McCredie is also serving as producer. will produce too.

The series will also feature Jai Courtney, Asher Keddie, and

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 13:11 IST