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Yesterday Pe attended the Press Conference before the Oscars and I have now added pictures. She looked more casual in a black and blue dress, but gorgeous as if we’d expect anything less.
Stay tuned for more Oscar updates. Not only is Cruz nominated but she will be presenting tonight as well.
Penélope Cruz, Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard and Rob Marshall were in Paris, France earlier today for the premiere of their film Nine.
Penélope looks absolutely stunning in a ballet pink creation with lace overlay and jeweled shoulders. The dress was by L’Wren Scott Spring 2010 (seems to be one of her favorite designers of late) and it’s train was custom-made for Cruz. The back of the dress looks gorgeous! I especially love Pe’s straight hair and make-up here. She topped off her look with a silver clutch and heels.
The first photos have begun to arrive and I’ve started adding some to the gallery. Hopefully we’ll have more tomorrow.
Scans from the April issue of Elle Spain have been added. It seems to just be a re-print of last year’s NY Times Portfolio, however enjoy nonetheless. Thanks to ‘Keira18′ for the scans.
Held yesterday in the capital of Spain was the 2010 Goya Awards (Spanish equivalent to the Oscars). Penélope Cruz was a nominee for her work in Broken Embraces, however she lost to Lola Duenas for her role in Me, Too. Cruz also served as a presenter at the gala. Javier Bardem was seated next to her in the audience.
Penélope looked exquisite in a vintage Gianni Versace ivory column gown with vertical signature Gianni Versace zippers in the back of the dress. It’s nice to see something other than black which she’s been choosing a lot here lately.
I have updated the gallery with over x128 pictures from the festivities. Watch a video of her on the red carpet after the break.
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I previously reported Penélope Cruz would be featured in the upcoming Vanity Fair Hollywood Portfolio for 2010 which is the March issue, and now we have an adorable image and behind the scenes video from the mag. Last year she was photographed with Woody Allen and this year she’s with her idol Pedro Almodóvar.
Frame, Set, and Match
Pedro Almodóvar with Penélope Cruz
Four films together: Live Flesh (1997), All About My Mother (1999), Volver (2006), and Broken Embraces (2009).
Broken Embraces has a valedictory feel to it, or at least it conveys a sense that the 60-year-old Almodóvar—a man for whom it was once compulsory to use the words enfant terrible—is taking stock of his life. The movie is about a filmmaker, cruelly robbed of sight, who recounts to a young man the tragic story of his greatest love: a stunning beauty he rescued from the gilded clutches of kept-womanhood. There are stylistic nods to the 1950s weepie-meister Douglas Sirk and to Michael Powell’s sick-joke movie Peeping Tom. There are glimpses of the movie that the director made with his doomed love, a Day-Glo bauble that harkens back to Almodóvar’s youthful 1980s “wacky” period. And there is Cruz. Almodóvar uses his fractured narrative to frame her in all manner of looks and ways: in a Marilyn wig, in drab secretarial gear, in the Chuck Close–like pixelation of enlarged, super-slo-mo playback … all in the cause of proving that the camera loves her as much as ol’ Pedro does.
Photographed in New York City on December 17, 2009.
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Coverage from the 16th Annual Screen Actors’ Guild Awards has been uploaded to the gallery. Pictures from the red carpet, some inside audience shots (some very adorable ones with Drew Barrymore and Meryl Streep to name a few) and caps from the show itself and a brief red carpet video were added. I have also posted the clips below. I wish to thank The Nine Blog for the video from the ceremony. You must check out the super sweet clip I mentioned with Penélope and her Nine ladies!
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We have our first look at Miss Cruz at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. She looks stunning as expected, but is yet again in another black dress number by L’Wren Scott which I found a little underwhelming. Nonetheless she pulls it off marvelously!
Update 1) – Penélope Cruz was interviewed by E! on the red carpet. When asked if she does her own dishes and pumps her own gas in addition to holding her own umbrella, as she did at the Golden Globes. She replied “I’m not gonna tell you I do I do it three times a day, but I can do it!”
Update 2) Added the first photos of Cruz to the gallery.
Update 3) Penélope Cruz lost to Mo’Nique once more which isn’t really a surprise. However when the camera panned to Cruz and her Nine co-stars backstage (about to present) her friends embarrassed her by giving her “bunny ears”, it was a really adorable moment. I can’t wait to see it again!
Update 4) Penélope Cruz, Marion Cotillard, Nicole Kidman and Kate Hudson showcased a clip from Nine which is in contention for Best Ensemble Cast.
Update 5) The Actor for Best Ensemble Cast went to Inglourious Basterds
Penélope took part in the Hope For Haiti Telethon which was broadcast last night on Fox 8-10pm.
Some of the most famous faces in entertainment are uniting in four locations Friday evening for the Hope for Haiti Now telethon, a U.S-led, multi-network TV event to raise money for earthquake relief for the stricken Caribbean nation.
People has a little about the Haiti event that you didn’t see on TV:
Penélope Cruz approached organizer Clooney, who a source says was “very hands-on” during the telecast, and told him, “You’re a genius,” after he brought so many people together for the event, which raised money by encouraging viewers to call 1-877-99-Haiti to pledge money for the cause.
9.5 m dollar Haiti telethon money raised & Hope for Haiti telethon money raised. George Clooney organized Hope for Haiti Telethon reportedly raised around $9.5 million during and immediately after the telethon.
Reports suggests that contributions from across the world are still pouring in and that this 9$.5 million is not final.
So let’s hope the amount reaches at least ten million dollars or as much as 16 million dollars that was reported by CBS.
Clooney has asked the media to keep the issue of Haiti destruction in the aftermath of 7 point earthquake that reportedly snatched 110000 lives in seconds. He said that it was necessary to be able to help the affected people.
Reconstruction of Haiti is a long term program and it will take more than a single telethon to be able to help the Haitian people.
To donate to Hope For Haiti, visit www.hopeforhaitinow.org
More coverage from the Golden Globes. Screencaps from red carpet interviews (which I posted here) and the ceremony are in the gallery.
Also be sure to follow us on Twitter today for instant live updates regarding the SAG awards. Penélope Cruz is nominated.
Yesterday there was a private luncheon in her honor of Penélope Cruz’s performance in Nine at L’Ermitage in Los Angeles, California. Penélope was at the lunch and dressed down but still looking beautiful in a white top and jacket and jeans. I’ve added 7 photos of her.
I’ve now rallied up all the photos of Ms. Cruz from last Sunday’s Golden Globes ceremony I could muster up. About 77 photos of her on the red carpet, in the audience and at the after party. Pe wore a Armani Privé Spring 2005 black gown with a mermaid tail.
After the jump you can check out several clips and interviews of her on the red carpet.
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Here is your first look at Miss Cruz on the red carpet of the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards! She looks stunning in a black dress.
Update 1) – Although not really a surprise, Penélope Cruz did not win Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture. That honor went to Mo’nique for her outstanding work in Precious. Nicole Kidman presented the award and Pe blew her a kiss to the stage.
Update 2) Kate Hudson presented the clip for Nine‘s entry in the Best Movie Musical or Comedy category.
Update 3) Several shots of Penélope in the audience, like during Meryl Streep’s acceptance speech.
Update 4) The award for foreign language film went to The White Ribbon and not Broken Embraces. Sophia Loren presented.
Update 5) Reese Witherspoon presented the award for Best Comedy/Musical to The Hangover, unfortunately Nine lost. Lots of shots of Miss Cruz shown in the audience again!
Update 6) Celebrities signed a Chrysler 300 Eco Style car for Stars for a Cause, view images of Pe here for now. I will add them to the site shortly. This Chrysler 300 is one of seven in existence.
Update 7) Penélope Cruz is attended the Belstaff The Weinstein Co. Golden Globe After Party. View the first photos of her and Marion Cotillard here.
• Nine‘s song “Cinema Italiano” lost to “The Weary Kind” (Theme From Crazy Heart).
• Stars are wearing ribbon pins on their outfits in support of Haiti.
• Pe gave a red carpet interview with E! News and when Ryan Seacrest pointed out she was holding her own umbrella, she joked, “I knew I would be holding my own umbrella. I’m not like Puff Daddy [Diddy], I hold my own umbrella.” She of course she was referring to Diddy’s infamous personal assistant and “Umbrella Holder,” Farnsworth Bentley.
Stay tuned for more updates!
Penélope Cruz, Marion Cotillard and legendary Sophia Loren attended the photocall at Rome’s St. Regis Grand Hotel for Nine on Wednesday. Cruz was sultry and gorgeous in a black corseted lace dress with fringe detail by Dolce & Gabbana. Thanks to Amanda for sending a few pictures! At the premiere she wore Armani Prive Fall 2006 Couture creme beaded halter dress, with matching gold peep-toes.
Speaking of Nine, this Sunday marks the 67th Annual Golden Globes awards. Almost all of the major Nine stars have been tapped for presenters, and since Cruz is nominated herself, its highly unlikely she wouldn’t attended. So although no reports have officially announced her as a guest, we’ll keep our fingers crossed and be sure to tune in on Sunday, January 17! The show, hosted by Ricky Gervais, will be broadcast live coast to coast on NBC (5 to 8 pm PT, 8 to 11 pm ET) from The Beverly Hilton. We will be doing live coverage on the site if Miss Cruz does grace us with her presence. :)