Cate Blanchett to be honoured at New York Film Festival

Los Angeles: `Elizabeth` star Cate Blanchett and `Harry Potter` villain Ralph Fiennes are set to be honoured at the 2013 New York Film Festival.

The 44-year-old actress, who has been getting major Oscar buzz for her role in Woody Allen`s new movie `Blue Jasmine`, will be celebrated on October 2 with a gala tribute, reported E! on,line.

Fiennes` honour will take place on October 9 in conjunction with a screening of his new film `The Invisible Man`, which he also directed.

Past honourees include Nicole Kidman, Pedro Almodovar and David Cronenberg.

The New York Film Festival opens on September 27.