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Miss Cruz is back to work! She looked ravishing in red as she turned up the heat on the set of new film Nine.
She showed off her womanly curves in tight-fitting 60s get-up, teamed with killer heels and a glamorous faux-fur shrug.
Their chemistry sizzled on UK shores, as they shot scenes at Nene Valley Railway in Wansford, Cambridgeshire.
“I wouldn’t describe myself as the most stable person,” says Penelope Cruz, who has played some of the movies’ more explosive, damaged and exciting women of the past decade. “I try. Who can say they’re stable? Maybe someone who’s enjoying a lot of mental peace, but I don’t know them.”
Calling from Madrid, where she is currently shooting director Pedro Almodóvar’s Broken Embraces, Cruz sounds somber. There is only a hint of the warm, passionate quality that she naturally exudes in face-to-face conversation, a quality that not surprisingly attracts her male co-stars and then, if a romance starts, the paparazzi.
The 34-year-old actress is tired of being more famous for her boyfriends – her exes include Tom Cruise and Matthew McConaughey – than her work. So she is in lockdown mode, poised to deflect questions about her current boyfriend, Spanish actor Javier Bardem, who earlier this year won an Oscar as best supporting actor for his work in No Country for Old Men (2007).
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Penelope Cruz is looking for a temporary home in London. The Spanish actress, 34, who is coming to the capital next month to spend five months rehearsing and filming the musical Nine, alongside Daniel Day-Lewis, Judi Dench and Nicole Kidman, is looking for a property to rent for £2,500 a week. “She wants a short-let, three-bedroom house in the Richmond area with a driveway and landscaped garden,” says my source.
Penélope Cruz at the Vicky Cristina Barcelona Special Screening in New York City on August 6, 2008. She is pictured with Javier Bardem, Harvey Weinstein and Patricia Clarkson.
The stars of new movie musical Nine are to be marched through a Fame-style bootcamp to make sure they can sing and dance when director Rob Marshall calls for action.
The Chicago filmmaker is setting up a drama school, where his stars, including Penelope Cruz, Daniel Day-Lewis and Marion Cotillard can work exclusively on their high notes, dance steps and even their dialect.
Spaniard Cruz reveals, “We have a camp in London where you go from the dancing room to the singing room, to the acting room to the dialect coach. It’s all day like that and I can’t wait to get started.”