Antonio Banderas is a prankster onset

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas lightened the mood in between takes for new drama The Skin I Live In by goofing around onset.

The star appears alongside actress Elena Anaya in the Pedro Almodovar movie, about a tortured plastic surgeon who tests out his efforts with synthetic skin on a human volunteer.

But despite the serious nature of the movie, Antonio Banderas remained upbeat throughout the shoot and even played a few pranks on the cast and crew.

Anaya says, "He was very funny and in a good mood all the time. Sometimes if a filming period was long and tough and tiring, he never got tired or in a bad mood and that's very nice."

But the young Latina is refusing to go into detail about the kind of jokes Antonio Banderas would play on them, coyly insisting, "I can't say..."