Penelope Cruz And Antonio Banderas Will Shoot Together Their First Film As Protagonists

The two actors – with the permission of Javier Bardem – more international Spanish cinema, Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas, will start shooting very soon the first film that will feature both for the leading roles, a film that, curiously, will not be directed by the filmmaker who has resorted to them so much – separately, yes – to forge his extensive filmography: the Manchego director Pedro Almod贸var, as he revealed on Friday the web portal of Radio Televisi贸n Espa帽ola, the Oscar-winning interpreter and the brand-new winner of the award for best main actor in the last ceremony of the Goya, an award linked to his acclaimed work in ‘Dolor y Gloria’, of the aforementioned Almod贸var, will join forces for the comedy ‘Official Competition’, directed by the Argentines Gaston Duprat and Mariano Cohn. It follows from the information published by the same medium, the film will address the poor compatibility of characters between an actor (Flags) and its director (Cross) that They have been forced by the producer to work together despite their profound differences. The Argentine Oscar 脫scar Mart铆nez also completes the trio of protagonists. This will be the first time Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz share a plan after their brief intervention in ‘The Loving Passengers’, also by Pedro Almod贸var. As far as their public appearances are concerned, however, the two friends have agreed on several occasions and, among them, the most prominent was undoubtedly the one related to the Oscar of the year 2000, when they delivered at once more- mentioned Almod贸var the statuette for the best non-English-speaking film for ‘All About My Mother’. The enthusiastic shout that Alcobendas launched from the stage to announce the name of his mentor has since been one of the glorious moments of the national cinema. It must be remembered that, on Monday, Antonio Banderas himself openly apologized to Penelope Cruz for not to have mentioned it in his speech of acceptance of the Goya, at the time that he let somehow glimpse the news that concerns them today. “Well, I have not named Penelope, who is like my colleague, that we are friends, that we are going to work together, which has been fundamental as well,” the interpreter told reporters after the ceremony was over.
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