Heartthrob actor Matthew Mcconaughey is reportedly poised to propose to his actress girlfriend Penelope Cruz.

The couple, who met on the set of adventure movie SAHARA, in which they both star, have just signed to play lovers in another movie - THE LOOP - and pals say the are smitten.

McConaughey has even sought, and won, the approval of Spaniard Cruz's parents.

And the BLOW actress has told pals she wants to be married in the Spanish capital Madrid before July (05), reports British newspaper the DAILY EXPRESS.

McConaughey recently explained his love for Cruz in a bizarre tribute. He said, "Everyone has their own little Webster's Dictionary. You know, the way they see life and the world.

"I love her Webster's. I do."

21/02/2005 03:06