Star found for new John Wick movie

John Wick’s Ballerina spin-off was announced a while back. Now the project is progressing, as the main role has recently been given to a worthy Hollywood star.

From April 25, 2022 to April 28, 2022, CinemaCon took place in Las Vegas, where lots of highly anticipated movie news was revealed. This includes the “John Wick” spin-off “Ballerina”. Because on the last day of the four-day event, the leading lady confirmed for the action-packed offshoot.

After casting talks began in November last year, it’s now official according to SlashFilm: Ana de Armas Take up arms for the first adventure in the John Wick universe where the spotlight isn’t on the unstoppable black-suited assassin.

In the spin-off, the 33-year-old actress will be the eponymous assassin Rooney Brown embark on a vendetta to get revenge on those criminals who brutally murdered their families. On the trail of the politician Elias Muller, who, according to the clues, seems to be responsible for the bloody crime, the assassin finds himself in the peaceful small town of Sunnyvale. But behind the sleepy facade, the town turns out to be a haven for professional killers, so one thing is for sure: the population will soon plummet.

Ana de Armas has already demonstrated her shooting and martial arts in “James Bond: No Time to Die”. ©IMAGO / Picturelux

Like John Wick, Rooney Brown comes from there Criminal organization Ruska Roma, who trained her to be a professional killer. Assumed Keanu Reeves even made an appearance in Ballerina. In addition to the spin-off and “John Wick: Chapter 4”, fans of the action series can also look forward to the series “The Continental”, which will revolve around the eponymous hotel of the films.

John Wick is one of the deadliest characters in action movies. Of course, it remains to be seen if Rooney Brown can join those ranks. But the premise of “Ballerina” promises a bullet-packed, action-packed fest, in which quite a few opponents will likely bite the dust. You can find out which characters also have kill counts in our video:

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Ana de Armas’ upcoming projects

Ana de Armas was able to prove her potential as a quick-witted action heroine last year in James Bond: No Time to Die alongside Daniel Craig. Moreover, we will use them from the July 15, 2022 in “The Gray Man” agent extravaganza. Directed by Avengers: Endgame directors Antony and Joe Russo and starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans, it’s the most expensive Netflix film of all time, so we can probably expect some explosive action sequences here. also. Things will be a little calmer in Blonde, the biopic in which Ana de Armas will play pop icon Marylin Monroe. The film does not yet have a specific release date, but it is expected to release later this year.

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