Javier Bardem to Present at This Year’s Oscars

Javier Bardemhas a date with Oscar…

The 49-year-old Spanish actor has been added to the list of presenters for the 91st Oscars show later this month.

Javier Bardem

Bardem, won the Academy Awardfor Best Supporting Actorfor his role as the psychopathic assassin Anton Chigurh in the 2007 Coen Brothersfilm No Country for Old Men, joins a roster of new additions that includes Angela BassettChadwick BosemanEmilia ClarkeLaura DernSamuel L. JacksonStephan JamesKeegan-Michael KeyKiKi LayneJames McAvoyMelissa McCarthyJason Momoa and Sarah Paulson.

They join previously announced AwkwafinaDaniel Craig,Chris EvansTina FeyAllison Janney,Brie LarsonJennifer LopezFrances McDormandGary OldmanAmy PoehlerSam RockwellMaya Rudolph,Amandla StenbergCharlize TheronTessa Thompson and Constance Wuat the show, set for February 24 live on ABC.

The presenters have added interest in a year in which the Oscars is going host-less, with Academy president John Bailey saying as late a week ago the show remained “in flux.”

“The array of talent anchoring the show this year has brought some of the most indelible moments in recent cinematic memory to audiences around the world,” said producer Donna Gigliotti and co-producer and director Glenn Weisson Monday in the announcement. “They join together to reconnect us with the nominees, their tremendous movies, and outstanding performances.”

Bardem to Serve as a Presenter at This Year’s Academy Awards

Javier Bardem has a date with Oscar

The 47-year-old Spanish actor, who won an Academy Award for his role in No Country for Old Men, will serve as a presenter at the 89th Academy Awards on February 26.

Javier Bardem

In addition to Bardem, the latest list of presenters includes

Amy Adams, Riz Ahmed, John Cho, Dwayne Johnson, Felicity Jones, Leslie Mann, Janelle Monáe, David Oyelowo, Emma Stone and Charlize Theron, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

Previously announced presenters include Halle Berry, Jamie Dornan, Chris Evans, Gael García Bernal, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Dakota Johnson, Shirley MacLaine, Kate McKinnon and Hailee Steinfeld. 

Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. ABC will broadcast the ceremony live.

Bardem In Talks to Portray Frankenstein

Javier Bardem is thisclose to taking on a monster role…

The 47-year-old Spanish actor, is in ntalks to join Universal’s big-time roster for the studio’s planned classic monsters universe movies.

Javier Bardem

Bardem, best known for his Oscar-winning role in No Country for Old Men, would portray Frankenstein.

He would join a list that already includes Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe in The Mummy and Johnny Depp as the Invisible Man. The latest news comes amid persistent rumors that Dwayne Johnson is being eyed to play Wolf Man.

It’s unclear how they would incorporate the Frankenstein creature into the interconnected slate being overseen by Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan, and it’s not set yet that a stand-alone movie would be a part of the deal.

At the moment, Universal has dated three movies: The Mummy, directed by Kurtzman, has a June 9 release set, and yet-to-be-announced titles are set for April 13, 2018, and February 15, 2019.

First Trailer Released for Bardem & Sean Penn’s Action Thriller “The Gunman”

Javier Bardem is back to his baddie ways…

The 45-year-old Spanish actor and Oscar winner goes head to head against Sean Penn in The Gunman, as witnessed in the film’s first official trailer.

Javier Bardem

In the film helmed by Taken director Pierre Morel, Penn stars as a former Special Forces soldier and military contractor suffering from PTSD. He tries to reconnect with his longtime love, but first must go on the run from London to Barcelona and across Europe in order to clear his name.

Bardem, who won an Academy Award for portraying a psychopathic assassin in No Country for Old Men, stars as Penn’s old associate, who isn’t about to let him walk serenely off into the sunset.

The action thriller is based on the Jean-Patrick Manchette novel The Prone Gunman.

In addition to Penn and Bardem, the film also stars Idris Elba, Ray Winstone and Mark Rylance.

Open Road Films will release The Gunman in theaters on March 20, 2015.

Bardem In Talks to Star in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”

Like wife, like husband?

It looks like Javier Bardem could be following in wife Penelope Cruz’s footsteps.

Javier Bardem

The 45-year-old Spanish actor, who won an Oscar for his role as an psychopathic assassin in No Country for Old Men, is in talks to join Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the fifth installment in Disney’s blockbuster franchise.

Bardem would reportedly portray “some type of ghost pirate who clashes with Depp’s Captain Jack Sparrow,” according to Variety.

The latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie will be helmed by Kon-Tiki‘s Joachim Ronnin and Espen Sandbreg.

Bardem earned Oscar nominations for his lead turns in Before Night Falls (2000) and Biutiful (2010).

Bardem’s wife Cruz co-starred with Depp in the fourth installment, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

He also gave one of his career-best performances playing the James Bond villain Silva in 2012’s Skyfall.

Pirates 5 is set for a July 7, 2017, debut.

Javier Bardem In Talks to Star as Blackbeard in “Pan”

Javier Bardem may soon be taking on his next villainous role…

The 44-year-old Oscar-winning Spanish actor, who earned rave reviews as the bad guy in the most recent James Bond film Skyfall, has reportedly been offered the lead villain role in Pan.

Javier Bardem

The Warner Bros. film is a take on the Peter Pan myth based on a Jason Fuchs script. It’s being hailed as an “origin story” based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale.

Bardem, who most recently starred in Ridley Scott’s The Counselor, would portray the captain of the bad guys, Blackbeard.

Bardem earned an Academy Award for portrayed a crazed killer in No Country For Old Men.

Joe Wight is in talks to direct the film.

Cruz Gives Birth to Second Child with Javier Bardem

Penélope Cruz and husband Javier Bardem will be pulling double duty from now on.

The 39-year-old Spanish actress and the 44-year-old Spanish actor welcomed their second child, a daughter, on Monday.

Penelope Cruz & Javier Bardem

Cruz gave birth at Madrid’s Ruber International hospital just to the north of the city, where Spain’s Crown Princess Letizia gave birth to her two daughters, a hospital source said.

“The couple checked in yesterday and she gave birth yesterday,” the source told AFP without specifying the gender of the baby.

Cruz gave birth to a girl “just a few hours” after Kate Middleton welcomed her little boy in St Mary’s Hospital in London on Monday, according to the online edition of Spanish celebrity magazine Hola!.

The new arrival is the couple’s second child. They are already parents to two-year-old son Leonardo, who was born at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles in 2011.

Cruz and Bardem met when they starred opposite each other in Bigas Luna‘s film Jamon, Jamon back in 1992.

In 2008, they were back together on the silver screen in Woody Allen‘s Vicky Cristina Barcelona, for which Cruz won an Academy Award as best supporting actress.

Bardem, nominated for an Oscar in Before Night Falls, won an Academy Award in 2007 for his role in No Country for Old Men.

The couple married in July 2010 at a ceremony in the Bahamas after keeping their romance quiet for years.

Both Bardem and Cruz star in Ridley Scott‘s The Counselor, a high-profile autumn release written by Scott and also featuring Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz and Michael Fassbender.

International Trailer Released for the Diaz-Starrer “The Counselor”

Cameron Diaz is getting counseled, in haute style no less…

The 40-year-old half-Cuban American dons some serious attire in the just-released international trailer for Ridley Scott’s The Counselor.

Cameron Diaz

The Counselor follows a lawyer (portrayed by Michael Fassbender) who wades into treacherous waters when he gets involved in the drug trade.

Along with Diaz and Fassbender, the thriller – written by No Country for Old Men author Cormac McCarthy also stars Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt, John Leguizamo and Goran Visnjic.

The Counselor will be released in the UK on October 25:

Bardem Lands Roles in “A Most Violent Year” and “The Gunman”

Javier Bardem has landed two killer roles…

The 44-year-old Spanish actor will star in J.C. Chandor’s next film, A Most Violent Year, which will shoot in Manhattan this fall.

Javier Bardem

Unlike his critically acclaimed roles in No Country for Old Men and Skyfall, Bardem will play a good guy in the film.

A Most Violent Year was written by Chandor.

Meanwhile, Bardem has also signed on to go mano a mano with Sean Penn in The Gunman.

The film is being directed by Pierre Morel and financed by Studio Canal.

Bardem excels in these types of films, winning the Oscar for No Country For Old Men, and most recently playing the existentially tortured villain who squared off against James Bond in Skyfall.

He’ll next be seen in the Ridley Scott-directed The Counselor, opposite Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz and his wife Penelope Cruz.

Bardem Earns Two MTV Movie Award Nominations

He may not have earned an Academy Award nomination for his villainous role in Skyfall, but Javier Bardem is seeing a windfall of attention from MTV.

The 44-year-old Spanish actor and Oscar-winner has earned two nominations for this year’s MTV Movie Awards for his role in the latest James Bond flick.

Javier Bardem II

Bardem, who earned an MTV Movie Award nod for Best Villain for 2007’s No Country for Old Men, has earned another nomination in that category this year for portraying the monstrous Raoul Silva in Skyfall.

In addition, Bardem earned a nod in the Best WTF Moment category for his memorable ““Oops… There Goes His Face” scene in the Bond film.

But Bardem isn’t the only Hispanic celebrity to earn recognition this year…

Former CSI: Miami star Adam Rodriguez and his Magic Mike co-stars have been nominated in the “Best Musical Moment” category.

The MTV Movie Awards will air love on MTV on Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 pm ET. Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson will serve as the night’s hostess.

Here’s a look at Bardem and Rodriguez’s categories.

BEST WTF MOMENT

Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson – “Candieland Gets Smoked” in Django Unchained
Denzel Washington – “Final Descent” in Flight
Anna Camp – “Hack-Appella” in Pitch Perfect
Javier Bardem – “Oops… There Goes His Face” in Skyfall
Seth MacFarlane as Ted – “Ted Gets Saucy” in Ted

BEST VILLAIN
Javier Bardem Skyfall
Leonardo DiCaprioDjango Unchained
Marion CotillardThe Dark Knight Rises
Tom HardyThe Dark Knight Rises
Tom HiddlestonThe Avengers

BEST MUSICAL MOMENT
Anne HathawayLes Misérables
Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash and Adam
RodriguezMagic Mike
Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Alexis Knapp,
Ester Dean and Hana Mae LeePitch Perfect
Bradley Cooper and Jennifer LawrenceSilver Linings Playbook
Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Ezra MillerThe Perks of Being a
Wallflower