Since playing a subservient holographic AI in Blade Runner 2049, Ana de Armas’s career has royally bloomed. She won immense praise for her role in Knives Out, took out Spectre agents as a Bond girl in No Time to Die, and did her creeping in Deep Water.
“It’s a demanding movie,” he told Screen Daily last February. “If the audience doesn’t like it, that’s the fucking audience’s problem. It’s not running for public office. It’s an NC-17 movie about Marilyn Monroe, it’s kind of what you want, right? I want to go and see the NC-17 version of the Marilyn Monroe story.”