July 29, 2016  

Penelope Cruz Unrecognizable in Pixie Hair on Set of Her Movie 'Ma Ma'

June 6, 2014 (8:17 am) GMT
The wife of Javier Bardem sports short hair and dons a baggy plaid shirt as she hits the movie's set in Madrid, Spain.

was almost unrecognizable when preparing to film her scene for new movie "" in Madrid. The Spanish star was pictured on the set channeling her inner tomboy, hiding her long luscious hair under a short wig and wearing a baggy plaid shirt.

Coming from Spanish director Julio Medem ("Sex and Lucia", "Room in Rome"), the film follows Magda, a woman who reacts valiantly to tragedy. "She and those in her intimate circle will live unsuspected scenes of humor and of delicate happiness," a press release read.

The wife of actor also serves as one of the producers. It marks her first lead role in a Spanish-language film in five years and her first ever as a producer. She said of her involvement behind the scenes, "I want to build what could be my future in cinema, not always being in front of the camera. I'd also like to direct a feature, maybe 10 years from now. For now, I'm directing commercial and video-clips; I love that. And it's the best way to learn. I want to go slowly, step by step. I'm following the whole production process very closely, from the film's inception."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Blake Shelton and Debra Messing Have Twitter Spat Over Donald Trump
  2. Watch Orlando Bloom Go Fanboy Over Girlfriend Katy Perry at the DNC
  3. Adele Brings Her Drag Impersonator Onstage During Seattle Show
  4. Mary J. Blige Confirms She's Divorcing Husband Kendu Isaacs After 12 Years of Marriage
  5. 'New Girl' Really Loves Megan Fox, Brings Her Back for Major Season 6 Arc
  6. 'Suicide Squad' Confirms Another DC Superhero's Appearance
  7. Kim Kardashian Is Unrecognizable in These TBT Photos From the 2008 Teen Choice Awards
  8. Watch Katy Perry Rock the DNC With 'Rise' and 'Roar'