Spanish thesp Paz Vega (“Sex and Lucia,” “The Other Side of the Bed”), will join Adam Sandler and Tea Leoni in the feature “Spanglish” for writer-director-producer James L. Brooks.
Vega will portray a housekeeper hired by a well-to-do Los Angeles family headed by Sandler and Leoni. Shooting on the Columbia Pictures project is expected to commence at year’s end.
Vega is now starring in Vicente Aranda’s Spanish-lingo pic “Carmen” — a new version of the classic tale.
“Spanglish” marks the actress’ frosh foray into Hollywood. She recently inked with CAA.