Penelope Cruz in Talks to Join Sacha Baron Cohen in ‘Grimsby’

Mark Strong and Rebel Wilson also star in the Louis Leterrier action-comedy

Last Updated: July 16, 2014 @ 4:13 PM

Penelope Cruz is in negotiations to join Sacha Baron Cohen in the soccer hooligan action comedy “Grimsby,” an individual familiar with the project tells TheWrap.

Louis Letterier is directing the film which follows Mark Strong as a British black ops spy who is forced to go on the run and team up with his idiotic English football hooligan brother (Baron Cohen).

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Ian McShane, Rebel Wilson, Annabelle Wallis, David Harewood, Gabourey Sidibe and English comedian Johnny Vegas all co-star, while Isla Fisher also has a supporting role. Cruz will likely play a supporting role as a femme fatale.

“Grimsby” is now shooting in the UK.

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