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If you loved Ana de Armas’s gunplay-in-a-dress performance in No Time to Die but was disappointed with her limited series time, here’s some good news: she may get to do more action in the John Wick spin-movie Ballerina.

According to Deadline, the 33-year-old Cuban actress, currently seen as rookie CIA agent Palmoa in No Time to Die, is in talks to play a young female assassin who seeks revenge against the people who killed her family.

The character first appeared in 2019’s John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum as a ballerina who is also training to be an assassin. Underworld helmer Len Wiseman is attached as director.

No word on whether Reeves’ dog-loving Wick would turn up in the movie but it’s highly likely that Anjelica Huston might (just maybe) reprise her role as The Director of the ballerina school/assassin academy.

Following No Time to Die, de Armas will be seen in the Adrian Lyne thriller Deep Water (opening here Jan 13), starring alongside former beau Ben Affleck, Netflix’s Marilyn Monroe biopic Blonde as well as the Russo Brothers’ Chris Evans-Ryan Gosling-led The Gray Man.

News of de Armas’ involvement in the John Wick franchise came not too after Mel Gibson’s casting in The Continental, the limited TV series prequel.

Presented as a three-night special-event TV series, The Continental looks at the origin behind the hotel-for-assassins, which plays a pivotal role in the John Wick universe.

The series will be told through the eyes and actions of a young Winston Scott, who is dragged into the Hell-scape of a 1975 New York City to face a past he thought he’d left behind.

Winston charts a deadly course through the New York’s mysterious underworld in a harrowing attempt to seize the iconic hotel, which serves as the meeting point for the world’s most dangerous criminals.

Colin Woodell (The Flight Attendant) is set to play young Winston, the character played in the movie series by Ian McShane. Gibson would appear as a new character named Cormac.

John Wick: Chapter 4, which just wrapped production, is slated to be released in May next year. Again directed by Chad Stahelski, the sequel also stars McShane, Donnie Yen, Hiroyuki Sanada, Rina Sawayama and Clancy Brown.

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