Penelope Cruz is front and center for the dramatic cover of V Magazine's Transformation issue. The actress is fresh off of the success of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, which debuted in May with the biggest opening weekend of the year and has continued to land among the top five spots at the box office since. In addition to her career, Penelope has been focusing on family and was recently spotted dining out with husband Javier Bardem and her brother Eduardo Cruz and his girlfriend Eva Longoria. She hasn't brought her son Leo into the spotlight though she did touch on her experience with motherhood, acting, and Johnny Depp in the accompanying article. Here's more from Penelope Cruz in V Magazine:
- On gaining fame from her career: "I refuse to call myself anything other than a working actress.”
- On motherhood: "The biggest transformation is becoming a mother. It changes you forever."
- On choosing the right roles: “Something happens that is really addictive during the investigation. It’s a beautiful thing…A part of you becomes obsessed with that other being. That is the feeling that I look for.”
- On Johnny Depp" "Johnny wears everything better than I do. He even wore a dress in the movie he did with Javier, Before Night Falls."