We had Adam Rippon interview Cate Blanchett and the results are magical

Blanchett opens up about her new film, "The House with a Clock in Its Walls," and Rippon attempts to perform a magic trick on the actress.
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Transcript for We had Adam Rippon interview Cate Blanchett and the results are magical
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