Date: 8th December 2022
Lionsgate announced on Wednesday that Academy Award nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno has joined the cast of the upcoming John Wick spin-off film Ballerina.
The actress, whose deal just closed, joins Anjelica Huston, Ian McShane and Lance Reddick in the Lionsgate release.
Ana de Armas is starring in the spinoff which is set between the events of John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum and John Wick: Chapter 4.
Ballerina stars Ana de Armas as a young woman with killer skills who sets out to get revenge when her family is killed by hitmen. Plenty of familiar faces from the John Wick Universe will be appearing in the spinoff, including Ian McShane as Winston, the owner of the Continental Hotel, Lance Reddick as Charon, the Continental’s concierge, Anjelica Huston as the Director, the head of the Ruska Roma, and Keanu Reeves as John Wick himself.
Catalina Sandino Moreno received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her leading role in Maria Full of Grace. You may also remember her from Paris, je t’aime, Che, A Most Violent Year, and Barbarians, as well as the Showtime series, The Affair. She is currently starring in From, Epix’s sci-fi horror series that has been renewed for a second season.
Source: Press Release