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Cruz Teams Up With Stiller For Comedy Sequel

November 22nd, 2014 2:19pm EST
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz will star alongside Ben Stiller in "Zoolander 2." Stiller will reprise his role as Derek Zoolander, and it's been rumored that Will Ferrell and Owen Wilson will be back as Mugatu and Hansel, respectively, according to Deadline.

In the 2001 film, fashion model Zoolander is hired to stop a group of political assassins posing as male models. He attempts to infiltrate the fashion/assassin clique led by the mean-spirited designer Mugatu, he must also contend with Hansel, a dense, on-the-rise male model who threatens to sabotage his mission.

Spanish actress Cruz is known for fil...
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These Celebrities Have An Amazing Talent

November 4th, 2014 2:37pm EST
C'est Magnifique! Celebs Who Speak Three Or More Languages
Many celebrities are bilingual, but those who speak three or more languages are even more impressive.

Salma Hayek Pinault ("Frida," "Puss In Boots," "Grown Ups") was born in Mexico, and her native language is Spanish. She also speaks English, Portuguese and Arabic fluently. She is married to French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault, so we suspect she speaks his language as well. But she's modest. She told David Letterman in 2013: "My French is just a humiliation every time I try to do it...I'm just not good at it."

Viggo Mortensen ("Lord of the Rings," "Hidalgo," "A History of Viole...
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30 Of The Hottest Female Celebrity Bodies

October 28th, 2014 10:57am EDT
The 30 Hottest Female Celebrity Bodies
Who has the hottest body in Hollywood? It depends on your pleasure - curvy features, caramel skintones, long legs or toned arms.

We need to point out that Jennifer Lopez is 45. Some of the ladies on this list are barely in their 20s, while Lopez is nearly twice their age. The singer/actress looks just as good as they do, if not better.

Check out more sexy celebrity bodies...

Megan Fox has had two kids and still manages to looking smoking hot.

Scarlett Johansson is taking a breather from the spotlight while she raises her newborn daughter, but she's always been known for her curves...
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Penelope Cruz Named Sexiest Woman Alive By Esquire Magazine

October 14th, 2014 12:13am EDT
Penelope Cruz
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz has been named 2014's Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire magazine.

The actress, who has little work on the horizon, is the successor to last year's sexiest, Scarlett Johansson, and is featured in the November issue of the magazine, which hits newsstands on Oct. 21.

The 11th star to receive the magazine's prestigious title, explains how she's matured as an actress (she calls director Pedro Almodovar "the biggest source of inspiration"), saying she's done with drama.

"I've played a lot of tricks on myself. I've made it hard for me sometimes, especially in my teens...
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13 Celebrities With Irresistible Accents

September 26th, 2014 1:54pm EDT
13 Celebrities With Irresistible Accents
There's something about a foreign accent that's incredibly sexy. It makes us dismiss certain flaws if someone's voice has that Irish lilt or Australian inflection.

And let's not forget the sensual Spanish and Latin American accents!

Emma Watson stole our hearts as Hermione in the "Harry Potter" franchise when she was just 10 years old. The actress has matured into a beautiful young woman, and her British accent is sophisticated - likely because her parents are both affluent attorneys.

She's also appeared in films such as "My Week With Marilyn," "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," "This Is...
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'Hang Your Heads In Shame'

August 4th, 2014 6:03pm EDT
Jon Voight
Jon Voight has responded to an open letter written by Spanish stars, criticizing them for inciting violence against Israel.

In a column written in The Hollywood Reporter, Voight says, “I am asking all my peers who signed that poison letter against Israel to examine their motives. Can you take back the fire of anti-Semitism that is raging all over the world now?

“You should hang your heads in shame. You should all come forth with deep regrets for what you did, and ask forgiveness from the suffering people in Israel.”

Voight also describes the history of the conflict and why people, especi...
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Penelope Cruz Clarifies Gaza Stance

July 31st, 2014 2:03pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz is expanding on an open letter about the ongoing hostilities in Gaza signed by several Spanish stars, after some called it anti-semitic.

Cruz said in a statement, "I don't want to be misunderstood on this important subject. I'm not an expert on the situation and I'm aware of the complexity of it. My only wish and intention in signing that group letter is the hope that there will be peace in both Israel and Gaza.

"I am hopeful all parties can agree to a cease fire and there are no more innocent victims on either side of the border. I wish for unity, and peace... I believe in ...
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Spanish Stars Denounce Israel

July 29th, 2014 3:31pm EDT
Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, and Pedro Almodovar
Spanish film industry representatives have publish an open letter denouncing Israel and their recent actions in Gaza. The group, which includes stars such as Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, and Pedro Almodovar, asked for an immediate ceasefire to help civilians.

As referenced in The Hollywood Reporter, Bardem and others plea in the letter for Spain and other European Union members to condemn the bombing and to "open border crossings to facilitate the mobility of the population, the entry of medical equipment, medicines and food."

"Palestinians' homes are being destroyed, they are being deni...
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17 Undeniably Sexy Spanish Celebrities

April 15th, 2014 3:00am EDT
17 Undeniably Sexy Spanish Celebrities
Penelope Cruz was born in Madrid, Spain. She made a name for herself in her native country in 1992's "Bell Epoque," which took home several Goya Awards as well as the Academy Award for Best Foreign Picture.

Cruz's breakthrough American role was 2001's "Vanilla Sky" opposite Tom Cruise, whom she later dated. She has collaborated several times with director Pedro Almodóvar, including 2006's Oscar-nominated "Volver," for which she received a Golden Globe nomination.

She won an Oscar for her role in "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" and is known for films including "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Bl...
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The 15 Fittest Female Celebrites In Hollywood

April 10th, 2014 3:00am EDT
The 15 Fittest Female Celebrites In Hollywood
Pop star P!nk is known for showing off her fabulous figure while performing, which includes some incredible aerial stunts. The singer works hard to look so good and spends a couple hours each day on her fitness routine. She even tried the extremely difficult P90X routine.

She told Women's Health magazine in 2009, "My brother and his wife are both in the Air Force (and) they do marathons and triathlons. I went to visit (and) I couldn't keep up with her - and she'd just had her first baby four weeks before.

"I was like, 'This is bulls**t! I will perfect this thing.' So usually, I wake up an...
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The Best & Worst Dressed At The 86th Annual Academy Awards

March 3rd, 2014 9:17am EST
The Best & Worst Dressed At The 86th Annual Academy Awards
Stars packed the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Sunday night for the 86th Annual Academy Awards. Viewers tuned in to see the winners, but the red carpet fashion is always one of the highlights of the show.

Supporting Actress winner Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years A Slave") stunned in a sky blue Prada gown, while Best Actress winner Cate Blanchett ("Blue Jasmine") dazzled in Armani Prive.

Although she didn't take home a trophy, Jennifer Lawrence ("American Hustle") was a winner in a crimson strapless Dior dress.

Angelina Jolie disappointed in a sheer, sparkly Elie Saab dress that would have been...
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Celebrities That Turn 40 In 2014

January 1st, 2014 11:00am EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Happy New Years everyone and welcome to 2014!

It's that time of year for our annual "who is turning 40" this year extravaganza. Truth is, lots of people do, but we'll just keep it to the more famous variety of peeps in the world.

Doing some simple math, 40 years ago would make it 1974.

For those of you who weren't around that year, the mantra of 74' and the world was energy crisis -gasoline was a little hard to get and lines at gas stations were blocks long. Because of the crisis, our then President, Richard "Tricky Dick" Nixon imposed a 55 MPH speed limit on highways. That wasn't the re...
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Penelope Cruz Voted 'Hottest Celebrity Body Of 2013'

December 14th, 2013 5:00pm EST
Penelope Cruz
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is hotter than Jennifer Lawrence and Sandra Bullock, according to Fitness magazine.

Cruz was named "Hottest Celebrity Body Of 2013" because she quickly bounced back into shape after giving birth to her second child over the summer.

A magazine spokesperson said: "She welcomed her second child, daughter Luna, in July and popped back up on the red carpet in amazing shape just three months after giving birth. She credits following a Mediterranean diet, dancing, and chasing after her kids for getting her back into shape after both pregnancies."

Cruz, 39, also has...
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Melissa McCarthy's ELLE Magazine Cover -- What's The Big Deal?

October 18th, 2013 6:04pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy
Call us clairvoyant, but last week when we first saw the six new covers of November's issue of ELLE magazine -- the 'Women In Hollywood' issue -- we had a hunch that people would soon be freaking out over Melissa McCarthy's cover.

The new issue features six different covers, including Reese Witherspoon in a little black cocktail dress; up-and-comer Shailene Woodley showing some leg in a swimsuit; Naomie Harris in a long, midriff-baring black dress; a close-up of Penelope Cruz's beautiful face; Marion Cotillard in a sports bra... and Melissa McCarthy with wind-swept hair in a heavy coat.

T...
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Penelope Cruz Shows Off Sexy Post-Baby Body At 'Counselor' Screening, Co-Star Dishes On 'Awkward' Sex Scene

October 5th, 2013 5:15am EDT
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz killed it in a black lace dress at a special screening of "The Counselor" in London on Thursday. She gave birth to her second child, daughter Luna, in July.

The actress made headlines last month after she was photographed topless during a vacation in the French island of Corsica.

The Spanish star appeared unphased by the paparazzi as she removed her top to swim in the Mediterranean Sea with her husband Javier Bardem and their two-year-old son, Leo.

Her "Counselor" co-star Michael Fassbender recently told the BBC that he was uncomfortable shooting sex scenes with the Spanish...
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The Morning Roundup: England's Future King Arrives, Penelope Cruz Gives Birth, Dennis Farina Dies

July 23rd, 2013 10:27am EDT
Kate Middleton
Britain's future king has arrived. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton welcomed a son on Monday at 4:24pm. The baby weighed eight pounds six ounces. "We would like to thank the staff at the Lindo Wing and the whole hospital for the tremendous care the three of us have received," the couple said in a statement. "We know it has been a very busy period for the hospital and we would like to thank everyone -- staff, patients and visitors -- for their understanding during this time." (story)

Actor Dennis Farina passed away Monday after suffering a blood clot in his lu...
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Penelope Cruz Rumored To Play Oldest Bond Girl

June 4th, 2013 6:26pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
The 39-year-old actress Penelope Cruz is in talks to become the oldest Bond girl in the untitled sequel to Skyfall.

A source close to the production tells celebrity blogger Perez Hilton the iconic Spanish actress will get up close and personal with Daniel Craig and steal Honor Blackman's title as the oldest Bond beauty.

If the reports are true, pregnant Cruz will have to bounce back to her pre-baby weight after giving birth to her second child with husband and Skyfall bad guy Javier Bardem in time for the start of production next summer.

Rumors suggest Sam Mendes is reconsidering not r...
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Top 5 Oscar Gowns Of All Time

February 23rd, 2013 6:00pm EST
Angelina Jolie
Finding out who wins an Academy Awards is great, but the real competition is on the red carpet. Check out five leading ladies who really got it right!

Angelina Jolie (above) made waves in 2004 in a white satin Marc Bouwer gown with a plunging neckline.

That same year Charlize Theron looked stunning in a white sequined figure-huggin Tom Ford for Gucci gown. Va va voom! Unfortunately, she had a fashion misstep a few years later.

In 2003, Jennifer Lopez took a chance in a mint green Valentino one-shouldered kaftan-styled robe based on a design for Jackie Kennedy.

Penelope Cruz turned heads...
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Penelope Cruz Pregnant With Second Child?

February 1st, 2013 1:25pm EST
Penelope Cruz
Actress Penelope Cruz and her husband Javier Bardem are expecting their second child, according to a report.
 
The Vicky Cristina Barcelona star is pregnant and due to give birth later this year, according to the New York Post.

Representatives for the couple had yet to comment on the news as WENN went to press.

If the reports are true, Cruz and her model sister Monica will be pregnant at the same time - last month the beauty announced she was expecting her first child via an anonymous sperm donor.

Penelope Cruz wed Oscar winner Bardem in 2010. Their firstborn, son Leonardo, turned two...
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Penelope Cruz Sizzles In Sexy Music Video 'Decirnos Adiós'

January 11th, 2013 4:07pm EST
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz has proven she can sing in films like Volver and Nine - and now she's singing and looking sexy in a new music video.

Cruz is performing alongside venerable singer Miguel Bose for their duet Decirnos Adiós (to say goodbye). In the music video, the two sing in seperate hotel rooms, and Cruz spend s amajority of her time singing while writhing about on a bed in only lingerie. It's worth noting her singing is great, too!

Cruz recently showed off her dazzling looks in a Campri calendar, wearing a tight red dress. She is also releasing a lingerie line with her sister Monica - ma...
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Penelope Cruz Is Red Hot In The 2013 Campari Calendar

November 13th, 2012 1:00pm EST
Penelope Cruz Campari
Spanish siren Penelope Cruz shows off her curves in the 2013 Campari calendar wearing sexy swimwear, a hip-hugging jumpsuit, cleavage revealing gowns and more.

The Italian alcohol company showcases the actress in 13 stunning images with the theme "Kiss Superstition Goodbye." Cruz poses with black cats, broken mirrors and other objects as she enjoys a cocktail. She said about the project, "The theme itself is intense, captivating and chic."

The actress wears gorgeous crimson dresses and shoes from Italian designers, including Emilio Pucci and Salvatore Ferragamo. She is among many beautif...
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Sexy Penelope Cruz Wears A Black Leather Coat Dress In Rome

November 5th, 2012 4:00pm EST
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz attended the "Venuto al Mondo" photocall in Rome, Italy, today looking incredible in a black leather coat dress.

The Spanish actress let her hair fall loosely over her shoulders and wore black pumps. The film is based on director Sergio Castellitto's novel about his wife, Margaret Mazzantini.

The actress appears in several upcoming films, including "The Counselor" about a lawyer who gets involved in drug trafficking. Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Michael Fassbender and Javier Bardem also star.

Cruz and her sister Monica are designing a lingerie line for Agent Provocateu that wi...
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Penelope And Monica Cruz To Launch Lingerie Line

October 25th, 2012 11:32am EDT
Monica Penelope Cruz
Spanish beauty Penelope Cruz has designed a lingerie line for Agent Provocateur.

The Vicky Cristina Barcelona star has teamed up with her younger sister Monica to create a range of sexy underwear for the luxury brand.

Their L'Agent collection will hit store shelves in time for the autumn/winter 2013 season, and the Oscar winner insists she's thrilled with her new venture.

Cruz says, "It is so exciting for me and Monica to embark in this new adventure. We have always been huge fans of Agent Provocateur and both of us are very much looking forward to this long-term collaboration. We fee...
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Penelope Cruz Tapped To Play Gucci Murderess Known As The 'Black Widow'

October 13th, 2012 2:00pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz is in talks to play Maurizio Gucci’s murderous ex-wife in a new film to be directed by Ridley Scott's daughter.

Cruz, who is currently shooting "The Counselor" with Ridley, is tapped to portray Patrizia Reggiani in Jordan Scott's "Gucci." Reggiani was jailed in 1998 for hiring a hitman to kill her husband four years after the couple officially divorced. She became known as the Black Widow throughout her trial.

Her daughters urged lawmakers in Milan, Italy, to overturn their mother's conviction on the grounds a brain tumor had altered her personality. The conviction was uphel...
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Sultry Penelope Cruz Pulls An Angelina Jolie Leg Pose At TIFF

September 14th, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz attended the "Twice Born" premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on Thursday wearing a pale pink dress with a large slit up the right side.

While this style of dress has always been popular, Angelina Jolie made the look even more famous after flaunting her limb in a black velvet gown at February's Academy Awards. If you've got it, flaunt it! And Penelope is certainly able to do it.

In the star's new film, a single mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict several years previously. Emile Hirsch also stars.

Se...
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Penelope Cruz's Wax Figure Is So-So

July 26th, 2012 10:30am EDT
Penelope Cruz
The Gervin wax museum in Paris just unveiled its figure of actress Penelope Cruz. The sculpture is dressed in a bright blue dress with jeweled accents. We think they got Penelope's figure just right, but the face isn't spot on.

The actress stars in the new Woody Allen film "To Rome With Love" in which various lives intersect in the Italian city. The characters include architect John (Alec Baldwin), a young man (Jesse Eisenberg) in love with his girlfriend's best friend, an opera director (Allen) who finds an undiscovered talent in an unexpected place, and Leopoldo (Roberto Benigni), wh...
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Penelope Cruz: 'I'll Make One Movie A Year'

April 10th, 2012 5:30pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
Oscar winner Penelope Cruz is scaling back her work commitments now she's a mother, insisting she will only make "one movie a year."

The Vicky Cristina Barcelona star gave birth to little Leo, her first child with actor husband Javier Bardem, in January, 2011, and she headed back to work just months later, reuniting with director Woody Allen to shoot his upcoming romantic comedy To Rome with Love.

Cruz has one other release scheduled for this year, the drama Venuto al mondo, and she admits making two films annually is more than enough to satisfy her acting appetite, because her perfect d...
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Eva Longoria Spotted Holding Hands With Ex Eduardo Cruz

April 3rd, 2012 8:34am EDT
Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria has ended speculation about the state of her love life following a reported split from Eduardo Cruz by dining out with the Spanish hunk in West Hollywood on Sunday night.

Longoria and Cruz were photographed leaving the Chateau Marmont bar, where locals reported they spent the evening holding hands.

Prior to their alleged split, the couple had been together for a year. A source close to the actress told UsMagazine.com that Cruz had returned to his native Madrid, Spain.

The insider said, "They are staying friends."

Cruz is actress Penelope Cruz's brother.
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Eva Longoria Splits From Eduardo Cruz

March 8th, 2012 10:30pm EST
Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria has split from boyfriend Eduardo Cruz, according to reports.

A source close to the actress and her beau, who had been together for a year, tells UsMagazine.com that Cruz has returned to his native Madrid, Spain.

The insider says, "It was a mutual decision. They are staying friends."

Cruz is actress Penelope Cruz's brother. The Vicky Cristina Barcelona star introduced the pair at a party.
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84th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet Fashion (See Pictures!)

February 27th, 2012 2:39am EST
Oscars 2012
The Academy Awards aren't just about the movies - they're about the fashion and what the stars wore on the red carpet at the year's biggest event.

This year, much like the ceremony itself, there were few surprises and all the stars looked fabulous on the red carpet outside the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles. Well, okay - Kristen Wiig's brown J. Mendel dress and Meryl Streep's gold Lanvin gown? Not so much.

This year's highlights include Angelina Jolie looking stunning - although also a bit thin - in a black Atelier Versace dress that's almost an exact match of the one Jennifer Aniston wore ...
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