‘That Movie Was Really Demanding’: Ana De Armas Teases ‘John Wick’ Spinoff, ‘Ballerina’

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Leena Nasir Entertainment Reporter
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Ana de Armas teased her upcoming movie and “John Wick” spinoff, “Ballerina,” during a red carpet interview Tuesday at the AMC Lincoln Square theater in New York City.

De Armas brought up the subject of the new film by teasing the intensity of the on-set filming process. “That is gonna be really another level,” de Armas told ET. “That movie was really demanding!”

The actress plays the role of Rooney, a ballerina assassin out for revenge after her family is killed. The movie is set between the timeline of “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” and “John Wick: Chapter 4,” according to ET.

“It’s a great character and it’s a great story, it’s beautiful on screen. I’m very excited for that one,” she told the outlet.

De Armas expressed her excitement about joining forces with co-star Keanu Reeves. The Oscar nominee previously worked with Reeves in the horror thriller, “Knock Knock.”

“You know, I love the John Wick universe and I loved working with Keanu again,” she told ET.

Armas has recently become a bona-fide star in the action movie genre. The famous actress is a gun-slinging superspy in “Ghosted,” and has also appeared as a CIA agent in “James Bond: No Time to Die” (2021) and a CIA agent once again in “The Grey Man” (2022). (RELATED: Scientists Name Fungus-Eradicating Bacterial Compound After Keanu Reeves)

“Ghosted” will be released April 21 on AppleTV+. “Ballerina” is poised for release in June 2024.