arrived from Cuba, conquered Hollywood, and is the new Marilyn Monroe


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As the small Totó in Cinema Paradiso, Ana de Armas fell in love with the cinema when he was just a little girl. Was not aware that the worm of interpretation ran for their blood, perhaps because you want to be an actress in the early 90’s in Cuba I was more than a dream, almost a mission impossible. Was born in 1988 in Santa Cruz del Norte, a town near Havana where he didn’t even have tv or DVD in your home. That’s why he discovered the cinema at the neighbor’s. To end all epic, was not even a great classic that sparked his curiosity, but Matildathe film child directed by Danny DeVito. When he returned to his house, repeated his run-the-scenes that he had seen to his brother, Javier, as she always remembered in the interviews that asked about their childhood.

Never imagine that girl who played for the streets full of old cars and old colonial houses, that is to become a Hollywood star. That would change the Cuba blockade american mecca of cinema in the united states and which was to become the actress of fashion. 2020 has been a year, who would say that is falling, and his first nomination for the Golden Globe for Daggers in the backjoins a large number of projects among which stands out the thriller Adrian Lyne Deep Water where he met Ben Affleck, your current partner, with whom she had, as they say, “an instant connection”. If nothing will become Marilyn Monroe the highly anticipated biopic that has rolled to the orders of Andrew Dominik, and that it can assume its final leap. Also is the new image of the Spring campaign of The English Court to entertain the shopping centers when they reopen after this period of confinement.

Ana de Armas has never been afraid to speak of his land, and the fact that she can always return to see their parents and friends. At least once a year, always less than what the would like to. Their parents, university professors, they lived without luxuries and at age 14 joined the Theatre School of Havana. There began to be formed till they came to that train that only passes once. That train is called A rose of France, and was a co-production Spanish directed by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón that shooting on the island. Got the role, and with only 16 years debuted in the film accompanying Álex González.

Ana de Armas conquering the red carpet of the Golden Globes.

Ana de Armas conquering the red carpet of the Golden Globes.

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Of that movie, was born all, and in an interview with Vanity Fair recalled that rolling “I fell in love with several people. Now on shoots because I know that I’m going to pass. But I am aware that it is a bubble that surrounds just two months.” I never imagined what I have prepared for the future. Despite the fact that in Cuba he was happy, always had the ambition to take it a step further. The next was logical: to succeed as an actress in Spain. Their grandparents were Spanish, and she had the double nationality, so that when he turned 18 he took his passport and came to a bustling Madrid that was received with open arms in the form of a series. Ana de Armas was selected to be one of the protagonists of The Internship, which began in 2007 and which coincided with Blanca Suárez, Martiño Rivas and two of his best friends: Elena Furiase and Fernando Tielve. With them still in contact, and it is common to see them together in their publications of Instagram.

Perhaps it was this ambition, but he left the series before it ended, leaving fans in shock with the death of his character. I wanted new adventures, and they came in the form of a box-office success. Lies and Fat the became one of the actresses young people with more pull in our country and in the cover of numerous magazines. The same year, try your luck with another series of Antena 3, Hispaniabut not finished curdle, and he left the series in 2011. It was right there when his personal life jumps to the media, because in July of that same year a house on the Costa Brava with the also actor Marc Clotet. A relationship that led, almost in secret, with discretion up to announce their divorce after a year.

Ana de Armas, 17 years old, featuring the movie A rose from France.

Ana de Armas, 17 years old, featuring the movie A rose from France.

And then came the blissful crisis, which also affected the actresses and actors are Spanish. In 2013 he filmed his latest movie in Spain, by A handful of kisses, that was massacred by the critics. The scripts that came to him not interested, felt that it was encasing and it was then when he decided that it was time to go to Hollywood. “I ended up going for the same reason that I left Cuba. I wanted something more. I wanted to be in a place where I would have more opportunities. Spain was in crisis and the films that they were doing there not motivate me”, had herself in an interview to The leading Edge.

Crossed the pond without speaking English, but it was not an impediment to finding their first roles. One of his godfathers was Keanu Reeves, with whom he coincided in his debut in Hollywood, Toc Toc. From there, chained multiple projects as Hands of stone, Anabel or The daughter of god, where coincided with legends such as Robert De Niro. Upon his arrival to Los Angeles he met another of their partners known, the also Spanish David Victorione of the great promises of our film and we jumped at the focus of the industry after winning a short film contest sponsored by Ridley Scott. In this new journey in search of conquering The Americas also related to Édgar Ramírez and had a long-lasting relationship with the cuban artist Alejandro Piñeiro.

The images that confirmed her romance with Ben Affleck.

The images that confirmed her romance with Ben Affleck.

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Without a doubt, it was 2017, the year that changed his life forever, and made him of the hand of the director Denis Villeneuveone of the authors most respected of the Hollywood current and took a role in Blade Runner 2049the sequel to one of the most important films in the history of cinema. If there was someone that had not fallen surrendered to the gaze hypnotic Anne of Weapons, did it in the marathon campaign for the promotion of the film that took her to the red carpets around the world. In this new life he has never forgotten his roots, and provided that you can mention to Cuba, their parents and their friends who stay there. It feels Latin, and so credited the friends she has made, among which are Edgar Ramirez and Wagner Moura, the brazilian protagonist of Narcos and next to that he has acted in two films.

His final blow to stardom came last year. Ana de Armas premiered Daggers in the back, and achieved something that seemed impossible: to steal the role to a cast of coral where they were Daniel Craig, Chris Klein and Jamie Lee Curtis. The result? His first nomination to the Golden Globe. It sounds like it won’t be the last, because Hollywood has already been surrendered to their feet, and this 2020 has already filmed the thriller Deep Water and was preparing to premiere the new film of the saga James Bond, where gives life to an explosive Bond Girl. The promotional tour began, in fact, just before it was to decree the state of alarm in almost all over the world. In these months is when, in addition, has confirmed his romance with Ben Affleck. Are the couple of fashion and the paparazzi as they have been portrayed walking their dogs, and together in this quarantine.

Ana de Armas is characterized as Marilyn Monroe.

Ana de Armas is characterized as Marilyn Monroe.

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The coronavirus has also affected his career, as he has delayed his most awaited movie to 2021. It is then when it will premiere Blonde, the highly anticipated adaptation of Andrew Dominik from the novel Joyce Carol Oates on Marilyn Monroe. Yes, Ana de Armas will become the ambition of a blonde, and seeing the first images of the filming, the result is spectacular. With this role you get something that very few actresses foreign succeed, you remove the stereotype latino. Women like Sofia Vergara or Salma Hayek have only found papers that perpetuate it, but she has managed to get under the skin of the myth most important cinema of the united states. Only has 32 years old, but Ana de Armas has already shown that the dreams of that girl that I saw Matilda in the house of their neighbors in Cuba are more than met.