Antonio Banderas must be a pretty happy man! With the 2020 Oscar nominations being revealed yesterday, the actor was nominated for his first ever Academy Award. Banderas was honoured with a nomination for his portrayal of film director Salvador Mallo in the movie Pain and Glory.
Salma Hayek congratulates longtime friend Antonio Banderas
Banderas' longtime friend and co-star in at least six films, took to Instagram to congratulate him. "After 20 years of knowing you, it’s great to see that you’re still thriving, congratulations on your Oscar nomination @AntonioBanderasOficial ❤️" the actress captioned the photo.
Antonio Banderas is proud to represent Spanish cinema
The photo she chose is a black and white shot of the two of them during their work on the 1995 film Desperado. Antonio also shared to social media how proud he is to represent Spanish cinema with a collage of photos of him and Almodovar.