Penélope Cruz has boarded Ridley Scott's drama The Counselor. She has also been attached to Pedro Almodóvar new comedy Los Amantes Pasajeros that translates to "The Brief Lovers."

The Counselor follows a Southwestern lawyer that gets in over his head in the drug trade. Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem and Cameron Diaz have already joined the cast.

Los Amantes Pasajeros (The Brief Lovers) follows a love affair aboard a aircraft. Raúl Arévalo, Carlos Areces, Javier Cámara, Lola Dueñas, Paz Vega and José María Yazpik are attached to star.

Both films are still in development.