Belfast Telegraph

Penelope Cruz for Grimsby comedy

Penelope Cruz is joining Sacha Baron Cohen in spoof spy comedy Grimsby.

The film - co-written and produced by Sacha - sees the Ali G star play a reformed football hooligan forced to go on the run with his brother - a suave secret agent played by Mark Strong.

Sources told the Hollywood Reporter the Spanish Oscar-winning actress will play "a philanthropic corporate leader" who may have hidden secrets.

The cast already includes Rebel Wilson, Ian McShane, Gabourey Sidibe and Annabelle Wallis and is being directed by French action filmmaker Louis Leterrier.

Filming has already begun in London and will also take place in South Africa.

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Popular

From Belfast Telegraph