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Penelope Cruz: Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day

18 May 2011 12:23 PM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

HollywoodNews.com: Our selected celebrity to be included in our “Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day” is Penelope Cruz.

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Penelope Cruz - "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" Madrid Premiere - Arrivals - Villamagna Hotel - Madrid, Spain

Penélope Cruz Sánchez (born April 28, 1974) is a Spanish actress. Signed by an agent at age 15, she made her acting debut at 16 on television and her feature film debut the following year in Jamón, jamón (1992), to critical acclaim. Her subsequent roles in the 1990s and 2000s included Open Your Eyes (1997), The Hi-Lo Country (1999), The Girl of Your Dreams (2000) and Woman on Top (2000). Cruz achieved recognition for her lead roles in Vanilla Sky and Blow. Both films were released in 2001 and were commercially successful worldwide. »

- Josh Abraham

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Adrien Brody-Penelope Cruz Teaser Trailer for A Matador’s Mistress – VOD Release in June

15 March 2011 7:51 AM, PDT | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

Gravitas Ventures has made a deal with Viva Pictures in digital video distribution of A Matador’s Mistress, company founder and CEO Nolan Gallagher announced yesterday in Austin.

That will allow A Matador’s Mistress to finally see the light of day. Gravitas plans to release the film on demand via cable, satellite, telco and online in June 2011.

The feature tells the story of Spain’s most famous and respected bullfighter Manuel Laureano ‘Manolete’ Rodriguez Sanchez (Brody) and actress and socialite Lupe Sino (Penelope Cruz) who has taken his love. The Menno Meyjes — writen and directed drama covers Manolete’s late life love affair with Sino before he was run to death in the bull ring. Sino’s, left wing politics turned their affair into a scandal in the early 1940s.

Although the film stars two Oscar winners, it never found any many and check-takers for a theatrical run. In »

- Nikola Mraovic

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Viva Pictures to Release ‘Manolete’ via VOD

14 March 2011 4:50 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

A long delayed film release may finally let audience watch it by Video on Demand rather than the theaters. Deadline is reporting Gravitas Ventures struck a deal with Viva Pictures to finally release “A Matador’s Mistress,” or it is also called “Manolete.” The film is directed and written by Dutch director Menno Meyjes (“Martian Child,” “Capa”). It stars Adrien Brody (“The Pianist,” “King Kong”) and Penelope Cruz (“Volver,” “Vanilla Sky”). Here is the official synopsis: “’Manolete’ is set in the 1940s Spain and tells the story of matador Manuel Rodriguez Sanchez and his love affair with actress Lupe Sino, which continued until his death in the bullring in 1947 at 30.” According to Gravitas Ventures’ CEO Nolan A. Gallagher, the film will be released this June through cable, telco and online. “Film lovers will have the opportunity to appreciate the find performances of Adrien Brody and Penelope Cruz,” said Gallagher. “Video »

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Adrien Brody & Penelope Cruz's 'Manolete' aka 'Blood & Passion' aka 'A Matador's Mistress' Gets Date

14 March 2011 9:04 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

For a film that has been collecting dust for years, no surprise that Adrien Brody and Penelope Cruz's "Manolete" aka "Blood & Passion" (in Canada) and now "A Madator's Mistress" is going straight to VOD. Variety reports that Gravitas Ventures will release the film to VOD in June. Sitting around since 2007, and having avoided the film festival route instead being shilled at various worldwide marketplaces (hence the various titles), the film tells the story of Spain's most famous and revered bullfighter Manuel ‘Manolete’ Rodriguez (Brody) and his love for the actress and socialite Lupe Sino (Cruz). The film has… »

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Adrien Brody-Penelope Cruz Pic 'A Matador's Mistress' Bypasses Theatrical For VOD Release By Gravitas Ventures

14 March 2011 8:50 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Gravitas Ventures has made a deal with Viva Pictures that will allow A Matador's Mistress to finally see the light of day, only not in darkened movie theaters. It's a straight to VOD play for the Menno Meyjes-directed drama stars Adrien Brody as Spanish bullfighter Manolete, in a film that covers his late life love affair with actress Lupe Sino before he was gored to death in the bull ring. Penelope Cruz plays Sino, whose left wing politics turned their affair into a scandal in the early 1940s. Gravitas Ventures' CEO Nolan A. Gallagher said that the film will be released this June through cable, telco and online, making it available to a  potentially sizable audience. Even though the film stars two Oscar winners, it never found any takers for a theatrical run. It was actually shot in 2005, four years before Cruz won her Oscar for Vicky Cristina Barcelona. »

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