Penelope Cruz has signed up to Zoolander 2, it has been reported.

According to Deadline, the actress will star alongside the 2011 comedy's original star Ben Stiller in the planned sequel, although details of her role have yet to be revealed.

The Leftovers star Justin Theroux has written the script for the film which will be directed by Stiller.

Stiller is reprising his central role of air-headed but loveable supermodel Derek Zoolander.

Will Ferrell recently confirmed that he will be back as bad-guy Mugato while it is rumoured that Owen Wilson will be reprising his role as Zoolander's rival Hansel.