Penelope Cruz is set to re-team with her Volver writer/director, Pedro Almodovar for their next film, La Piel que habito; Cruz will play the female lead.

The film is based on Gallic author Thierry Jonquet's 1995 novel, Mygale; Variety adds the film is about a plastic surgeon who exacts a hideous revenge on his daughter's rapists.

No official production schedule has been set for La Piel que habito.