Penelope Cruz Joins Sony's Spy Comedy GRIMSBY
The Hollywood Reporter writes that Penelope Cruz is in final talks to star opposite Sacha Baron Cohen in the new spy comedy GRIMSBY, helmed by Louis Leterrier from a script by Baron Cohen, Phil Johnston and Peter Baynham.
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Sony Pictures' GRIMSBY centers on a secret agent who learns that he has a long-lost brother, a dimwitted soccer fan, with whom he must team up.
The film also stars Mark Strong, Annabelle Wallis, David Harewood, Ian McShane, Gabourey Sidibe, Johnny Vegas, Rebel Wilson and Isla Fisher.
Cruz is rumored to be playing "a philanthropic corporate leader who may (or may not) be more than she seems".
Cruz's upcoming big screen projects include Ma ma and La reina de Espana. Her past film credits include The Counselor, To Rome with Love, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Nine, Vicky Cristina Barcelona and more.
GRIMSBY set to hit theaters on July 31, 2015.