Tag Archives: Spanish films

Oscars: Penélope Cruz will present at the 84th Academy Awards® ceremony

HollywoodNews.com: Academy Award® winner Penélope Cruz will present at the 84th Academy Awards® ceremony, telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced today. Cruz won an Oscar in 2008 for her supporting role in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.” She was also nominated for her lead performance in “Volver” (2006) and for her[...]

Javier Bardem to play next Bond villain

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: In an interview with Christine Amanpour, Academy Award winner Javier Bardem confirmed that he will play the villain in “Bond 23” (working title). The upcoming installment, starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, will be the 23rd film focused on 007, though it is not known whether[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond – Poor Box Office

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Seems like Hollywood wants to blame poor boxoffice receipts this final weekend of August on Hurricane Irene. I will blame it on bad movies. How about that? Don’t be afraid of Hurricanes, Hollywood. Be afraid of movies like Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark. Clearly with[...]

Penelope Cruz: Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day

HollywoodNews.com: Our selected celebrity to be included in our “Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day” is Penelope Cruz. Penélope Cruz Sánchez (born April 28, 1974) is a Spanish actress. Signed by an agent at age 15, she made her acting debut at 16 on television and her feature[...]

Cannes critics speak highly about Tilda Swinton, “Kevin”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Cannes Film Festival is just now getting underway, and already, a film has won over the usually harsh critics and is scoring early praise. Lynne Ramsey, director of “Ratcatcher” and “Morvern Caller,” has wowed critics with her latest, “We Need to Talk About Kevin,” and most[...]

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie among celebs expected at Cannes

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The official lineup for the Cannes Film Festival won’t be announced until Thursday, but we already know the festival on the exclusive beach will be a star-studded affair. Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Vanessa Paradis, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Sean Penn and Scarlett Johansson are the brightest[...]

Javier Bardem offered a significant James Bond role?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Javier Bardem needs a clone. And his clone could probably use a clone. The Oscar winner, needless to say, is in demand. Currently riding a high for his recent Oscar nomination for Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Biutiful,” Bardem is receiving a steady stream of offers and weighing which direction[...]

Javier Bardem offered ‘Dark Tower’ lead role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Javier Bardem is having one of the busiest weeks of his career. Tuesday brought Bardem his third Oscar nomination for his mesmerizing work in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Biutiful.” The same day, Bardem and his beautiful wife, Penelope Cruz, welcomed a baby boy, their first child. Before he even has[...]

Julia Robert lobbies for a Javier Bardem Oscar nom

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Talk about an Oscar vote of confidence! Recently, when we interviewed Javier Bardem and talked in depth about his hauntingly brilliant “Biutiful” performance, we mentioned the A-list colleagues who were stepping up and throwing their support behind the actor’s award campaign. We talked about Sean Penn hosting a[...]

Exclusive: Javier Bardem, “Biutiful” – FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The rally cries rang out in support of Javier Bardem and his performance in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Biutiful” shortly after the actor’s name was left off the short lists at both SAG and the Golden Globes. “Every awards season is rife with injustices, but one in particular stands[...]