By Monica Herrera | 02/02/2009 - 10:11
Penelope Cruz isn't just raking in awards in the U.S. these days. The actress was in top form at Spain's 23rd annual Goya Awards on Sunday, winning Best Supporting Actress for—what else?—her performance in Vicky Cristina Barcelona. In her acceptance speech, Cruz returned the love to her home country and thanked VCB helmer Woody Allen for the role.
"I've always been a fan of Woody Allen, and that my peers honor me
for a Spanish film made by him makes me very happy," said Cruz. "Thanks Woody for believing in me."
By Monica Herrera | 01/29/2009 - 17:00
Our heads our still spinning over the rumor that both Penelope Cruz and Rihanna are up for a role in the new Charlie's Angels movie. Both would make amazing (and amazingly hot) action chicas, but who really deserves the part? Let's assess.
By Monica Herrera | 01/28/2009 - 15:30
Now that a new Charlie's Angels movie is reportedly in the works (shout out to Independent Women), everyone wants to know who will be joining the buttkicking trifecta of Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu on the big screen. If it were up to Barrymore, the answer would be a no-brainer: Penelope Cruz!
By Mariela Rosario | 01/28/2009 - 14:30
Salma Hayek teamed up with producer Harvey Weinstein to throw an A-list fete in honor of Penelope Cruz's recent Best Supporting Actress Oscar nod. Penelope was nominated for her work in the sublime Vicky Cristina Barcelona, and the party was a star studded affair with everyone from co-star Scarlett Johannson and new hubby Ryan Reynolds to Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher showing up to help Cruz celebrate!
By Monica Herrera | 01/27/2009 - 11:04
Penelope Cruz is not feeling like a California girl these days. The Oscar-nominated star of Vicky Cristina Barcelona tells Spain's El Pais newspaper that she feels "alone" in Los Angeles and is planning a move to New York City.
By Miranda Noland | 01/26/2009 - 11:50
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:
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.