Ana de Armasis expanding her Network…
The 30-year-old Cuban actress will co-star in Olivier Assayas’ Wasp Network, the spy drama based on Fernando Morais’ book The Last Soldiers of the Cold War.
de Armas joins previously announced cast members Edgar Ramírez, Penélope Cruz, Pedro Pascal,Wagner Moura and Gael García Bernal.
The film, which will go before cameras in Havana at the end of this month, tells the true story of Cuban spies in the American territory during the 1990s, revealing the tentacles of a Florida-based terrorist network with ramifications in Central America and with the consent of the U.S. government.
de Armas’ credits include Blade Runner 2049, War Dogsand Hands of Stone.
Her upcoming slate includes Rian Johnson’s Knives Out, opposite Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Lakeith Stanfield and Michael Shannon; Universal/Working Title’s untitled Danny Boyle romantic comedy with Lily James, Kate McKinnon, Himesh Patel, and Ed Sheeran; as well as The Night Clerk with Tye Sheridan and Helen Hunt.