Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Rosie Perez Nominated for Independent Spirit Awards
By Monica Herrera | 12/02/2008 - 16:26

Start your hype machine engines! Award show season officially kicked off today with the announcement of the Independent Spirit Award nominations, and Latin stars are in the running for some of the top prizes.

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Are Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem on the Rocks?
By Monica Herrera | 11/21/2008 - 13:46

It pains us to deliver this news, but Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem's seemingly perfect relationship looks like it could be headed for trouble. Though last we heard, the couple was spending quality time together on a private island near Belize, Spanish gossip hounds now report that the couple is in a state of crisis, and it's all because of Javier's hectic film schedule.

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Latin Hollywood Report: Casting Special
By smundhra | 10/07/2008 - 14:36

In an age when you can become famous for doing nothing and actors are known more for their clothing lines and luxurious lifestyles than their work, it's easy for forget that some celebrities do infact have day jobs. They are movie stars, which means, at least occasionally, they have to appear in movies. We poked around the celebrity PDAs of our favorite big screen names and found out what they have in store for us next year, and beyond.

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Camila Alves Still Jealous of Matthew's Ex Penelope Cruz?
By smundhra | 09/24/2008 - 12:27

This one is coming straight from the unsubstantiated rumor mill, so take it with a grain of salt (like those whispers that Brangelina are calling it quits), but Star magazine has unearthed some trouble brewing between new parents Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey.

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Penelope and Javier Share Romantic Getaway
By smundhra | 09/09/2008 - 07:05

After years of hard work, Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem sure are enjoying the good life. The couple, who got their starts together nearly 15 years ago in Spain, recently reunited on the big screen in Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina Barcelona and took their on-screen chemistry off-screen recently.

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Penelope Cruz Evades Journalists at 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona' Screening
By smundhra | 08/14/2008 - 10:23

We think it's time for Penélope Cruz to take some lessons in media training. The notoriously media-shy actress has been more evasive than usual recently, while doing press for her new film Vicky Cristina Barcelona (co-starring Scarlett Johannsen and Penélope's boyfrien,d Javier Bardem).

Penélope appeared at an intimate New York screening of the film, and spoke to reporters on the red carpet before joining Javier, director Woody Allen, and many of New York's glitterati in the theater.

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Scarlett Johanssen: Kissing Penelope Was "Better Than Kissing Jonathan Rhys-Meyers"
By smundhra | 08/12/2008 - 09:58

Penélope Cruz may be tired of talking about her now-infamous kiss with Scarlett Johanssen in their film Vicky Cristina Barcelona, but ScarJo can't stop blabbing about her newfound girl crush.

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Javier Bardem Stripped for Cash
By smundhra | 08/11/2008 - 17:02

Javier Bardem may be too shy to kiss his girlfriend Penélope Cruz in front of paparazzi these days, but the Oscar-winning actor wasn't always so coy with his public. Contactmusic.com reveals that the star was so hard up for money as a struggling actor, that he resorted to stripping for some extra cash.

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Penelope Cruz Kissed a Girl - and She Doesn't Want to Talk About It
By smundhra | 08/05/2008 - 09:48

Penelope Cruz knows when to keep her mouth open (when she's in the middle of a three-way kiss between Scarlett Johanssen and Javier Bardem) and when to keep it shut (when nosy journalists repeatedly ask about said kiss).

"Really, Scarlett and I have run out of lines to say about that," the star told Newsweek. "We're calling Woody [Allen] to give us some material. People love that subject. The only thing which is honest, the set was very crowded that day. But I don't have anything else to tell you about it."

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Penelope Cruz: "I'm Always Finding Ways to Sabotage Any Beautiful Moment"
By smundhra | 07/17/2008 - 14:55

Penelope Cruz may be on top of her game these days (red-hot career, gorgeous boyfriend, looks that could kill), but she wasn't always living the life of an A-lister. The normally reclusive Spanish star reveals a side of herself to W magazine we've never seen before—vulnerable, insecure, and impossibly shy for a woman whose every move is clocked by paparazzi.

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