Penelope Cruz, the Hollywood actress, is currently on Tenerife filming for her latest movie Ma Ma. The film is being shot on the streets of Granadilla de Abona and also in the hospital in Candelaria on the north eastern coast of the island.
The Spanish born actress won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the Woody Allen comedy-drama film ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’ in 2008, and was again nominated in 2009 for her performance in ‘Nine’. She has also been rumoured to be appearing in the next James Bond movie.
Penelope has brought her family with her so they can enjoy a holiday together on the island while she is filming, including her Oscar winning husband a Javier Bardem and her two children. Her Sister Monica Cruz is also on Tenerife to visit Penelope, both been seen on the beaches of Tenerife this week with their families.
They have been staying at the luxury 5 star hotel The Ritz-Carlton Abama, where the world renowned physicist Stephen Hawkins is to give a Keynote speech at the Starmus festival hosted on Tenerife, in September along with many other speakers including Brain May the guitarist from the rock group Queen, and Apollo astronauts.