(Re)discover Ana de Armas in five films

(Re)discover Ana de Armas in five films


Currently starring in “Blonde”, produced by the Netflix platform, in which she plays Marilyn Monroe, Ana de Armas is far from being a newcomer as one might think…< /strong> 

“Blade Runner 2049” (2017)

Born in Havana, Ana Celia de Armas Caso knew she wanted to be an actress at the age of 12. Raised on the island in the midst of rationing, she took drama lessons, made an appearance in the romantic drama “Una rosa de Francia” when she was 16, but left Cuba at the age of 18. years to go and settle in Spain, a country of which she has nationality thanks to her grandparents. She quickly finds herself in a series for teens, “El Internado”, in which she officiates for six seasons. Ana de Armas then flew to New York to learn English, while continuing to accept roles in Spanish productions. Then, it appears in the credits of American films and gradually asserts its presence. It was Denis Villeneuve who gave her the role that finally revealed her to the general public, that of the girlfriend of Ryan Gosling's character.

“The Cuban Network” (2019)

Every time Ana de Armas appears on screen, critics praise her acting and her presence. In 2018, she gave the reply to Demián Bichir in “Corazon”. Then, in 2019, Danny Boyle is forced, for a question of scenario structure, to cut his scenes in “Yesterday”… while we see it in the trailer. It does not matter since Olivier Assayas gives him the role of the wife of a Cuban defector turned FBI informant in the drama “The Cuban Network”, a true story broadcast via Netflix which also stars Penélope Cruz, Edgar Ramírez and Gael García Bernal.

“Knives Out” (2019)

Ana de Armas finally gets her first major supporting role in this detective film whose screenplay by director Rian Johnson won an Oscar nomination. The actress who co-stars with Daniel Craig gets a Golden Globe nomination, but Awkwafina wins the trophy.

“Dying Can Wait” (2021)< /p>

She reunites with Daniel Craig when she transforms into Paloma, a CIA agent working in Cuba, in the actor's latest James Bond. On the set, she shoots her action scenes with impressive professionalism… even though she has just finished filming “Blonde”. And she does not hide it, during an interview in the pages of “AnOther”, she explains that “so many roles in action films were offered to me thanks to these few minutes in “Bond”. »

“Deep Waters” (2022)

The one who wishes to embody more troubled characters then agrees to shoot in “Deep Waters”, the feature film disappointing Adrian Lyne, alongside Ben Affleck. And their romance, born in front of the camera, becomes the subject of all the gossip magazines. Today, she tries to stay away from anything that might propel her in front of paparazzi cameras. “The game is my passion, it's what makes me happy, but it's not what defines me. It's one of the reasons I left Los Angeles. I go back there, I see my friends, my contacts in the industry, but it's not my life, ”says the one who now walks her two dogs in the anonymous streets of the Big Apple.