Cate Blanchett feared she would be too starstruck to hurl her revered co-star DAME Judi Dench against a wall during an onscreen fight scene. The actress was crippled by nerves ahead of the NOTES ON A SCANDAL shoot in case she injured the 72-year-old Oscar winner in the violent gesture. She recalls, "(Judi) had this Ninja Turtle pad on her back to protect her. "We finished shooting, and went to have a glass of champagne. 'Phew!' we said. And then they asked us to do it again." Blanchett has received a Golden Globe nomination for her supporting actress role in the film.