Antonio Banderas Joins the Cast of Director Woody Allen's New Film
By Monica Herrera | 02/27/2009 - 10:10

Does Woody Allen have a thing for Spanish heartthrobs? The Hollywood Reporter says that the legendary director has handpicked Antonio Banderas to co-star in his next movie, an as-yet-untitled project that starts shooting in London this summer.


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The Real Reason Javier Bardem Missed the Oscars
By Monica Herrera | 02/26/2009 - 09:40

Many of you agreed with us that Javier Bardem's decision to skip the Oscars and miss girlfriend Penelope Cruz's Best Supporting Actress win was a bad-boyfriend move, but apparently his absence wasn't just the result of "scheduling conflicts."


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Javier Bardem Skips Penelope's Oscar Night; Pedro Almodóvar Weeps for Joy
By Monica Herrera | 02/23/2009 - 10:34

While half of our Oscar fantasy came true last night thanks to Penelope Cruz's big win, we're still bummed that Javier Bardem was not there to witness his girlfriend's historic moment. What happened to the onstage embrace we were all dying to see?


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Penelope Cruz and Woody Allen Get Intimate for Vanity Fair
By Monica Herrera | 02/03/2009 - 10:38

Woody Allen is a very lucky man. The Vicky Cristina Barcelona director just cozied up with Penelope Cruz for Vanity Fair's 2009 Hollywood Portofolio, an Annie Liebovitz-photographed spread pairing the top Oscar-nominated actors with the directors who guided them behind the camera.


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Penelope Cruz Reacts to Her Oscar Nomination; Javier Bardem Hearts Josh Brolin
By Monica Herrera | 01/23/2009 - 09:31

Everyone knows that Salma Hayek is Penelope Cruz's biggest cheerleader, but the Spanish star confirmed it again in her reaction to her own Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination yesterday. Cruz tells AP that it was her Mexican BFF who woke her up to watch the announcement:


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Penelope Cruz Opens Up in Uncommonly Candid Interview with The Herald
By Mariela Rosario | 01/22/2009 - 18:30

Whatever you do, do NOT ask Penelope Cruz about her relationship with Javier Bardem or you might get an answer you don't like! But on other topics, Cruz is more than happy to oblige. In a recent interview with Scottish newspaper The Herald she opened up about everything from her Oscar nominated roll as Maria Elena in Woody Allen's latest film Vicky Cristina Barcelona to what affect working since the age of 15 has had on her life.


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"Vicky Cristina Barcelona" Scores 4 Golden Globe Nominations
By Monica Herrera | 12/11/2008 - 11:30

The good news keeps coming for Vicky Cristina Barcelona, which scored four nominations today for the 2009 Golden Globes. The quirky little movie about travel, art, polyamory and hot sexy Spaniards was nominated for Best Feature - Comedy, while Javier Bardem picked up a nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical and Rebecca Hall for Best Actress. Winners won't be announced until the show goes down on January 11 in Beverly Hills and airs live on NBC.


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Penelope Cruz Wins Best Supporting Actress
By Monica Herrera | 12/05/2008 - 13:21

Penelope Cruz is well on her way to winning that Oscar! The Spanish actress was recognized by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures as this year's Best Supporting Actress for her riveting performance in Vicky Cristina Barcelona, just days after being nominated for the same honor by the Independent Spirit Awards.


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Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Rosie Perez Nominated for Independent Spirit Awards
By Monica Herrera | 12/02/2008 - 16:26

Start your hype machine engines! Award show season officially kicked off today with the announcement of the Independent Spirit Award nominations, and Latin stars are in the running for some of the top prizes.


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Are Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem on the Rocks?
By Monica Herrera | 11/21/2008 - 13:46

It pains us to deliver this news, but Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem's seemingly perfect relationship looks like it could be headed for trouble. Though last we heard, the couple was spending quality time together on a private island near Belize, Spanish gossip hounds now report that the couple is in a state of crisis, and it's all because of Javier's hectic film schedule.


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