Cate Blanchett will guest star on "Waiting for the Artist," an upcoming episode of IFC's "Documentary Now!" comedy series.

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In the sendup of the 2012 film "Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present," "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Aviator" actress plays a performance artist pressured to top her previous efforts.

The episode was shot on location in Budapest, Hungary, earlier this summer.

"Documentary Now!" co-creator Fred Armisen co-stars with Blanchett in the spoof.

"IFC is on a bit of a roll. On the heels of two Emmy nominations and tremendous second quarter growth, IFC now has a two-time Oscar winner in an episode of 'Documentary Now!' Cate's portrayal of an art world superstar has her doing it all: performance art, comedy, and even her own stunts," Blake Callaway, the cable network's general manager, said in a statement.

Guest stars from previous seasons include Faye Dunaway, Mia Farrow, Maya Rudolph and John Slattery.

Armisen's fellow "Saturday Night Live" alum Bill Hader co-created "Documentary Now!" and, like Armisen, frequently appears in the series.

Season 3 is set to premiere Feb. 20.

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Blanchett also will soon be heard voicing the character of Kaa in the Netflix film "Mowgli."

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