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Woody's wittiest women

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With 'Blue Jasmine,' Cate Blanchett joins the distinguished company of Allen's leading ladiesBy William GossSpecial to MSN MoviesIt's no secret that writer-director-comedian Woody Allen has employed any number of neurotic proxies throughout his prolific film career: Owen Wilson in "Midnight in Paris," John Cusack in "Bullets Over Broadway," Kenneth Branagh in "Celebrity," and so on. More fascinating are his female leads, frequently the same talented actresses employed time and time again. In preparation for his "Blue Jasmine," in which Cate Blanchett finds herself front and center, we've determined the 10 women who have best summed up the humor and heartache of his career to date.Bing: More on 'Blue Jasmine' | More on Cate BlanchettWhich actress should be next in line to work with Woody? Tell us at MSN Movies on Facebook and Twitter. "Blue Jasmine" is out in theaters July 26.(Sony Pictures Classics)
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