MIAMI, United States. – In 2018, when I had already filmed Blade Runner 2019 and was beginning to take leaps and bounds in Hollywood, the Cuban actress Ana de Armas had time to become the protagonist of “Everyday”, a song and music video by the Cuban group Orishas.
The group formed by Yotuel Romero, Roldán González and Riverí Medina (Ruzzo) released the video for “Everyday” ―part of their album Delicatessen― on May 25, 2018. It was the first time in 10 years that the band had released an album.
The video for the song, where Ana had a leading role, was filmed in San Felipe, Quivicán, in the province of Mayabeque. The direction was in charge of the filmmaker Pedro Vázquez and Yotuel himself.
Just this Monday, one day after the Oscar Awards gala where Ana was nominated for best actress for her leading role in Blonde, vazquez congratulated the Cuban actress on his Instagram account.
“I feel very proud to have worked with you in the past together with Orishas, by then you were already a Hollywood star and seeing you today with that Oscar nomination that is the result of all your talent, makes me very happy, for me That prize was yours”, wrote the director. “I know that more recognitions of this magnitude will come for you in the future,” he finished.
Although the 34-year-old Cuban woman could not win the golden statuette, which went to Michelle Yeoh, she dazzled last Sunday during the 2023 Oscar Awards gala, held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Numerous media outlets highlighted that Ana was the first Cuban nominated for the prestigious award given every year by the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences.
“Ana de Armas was one of the actresses who received the most looks as soon as she stepped on the Oscars carpet. The interpreter, who was nominated for the award for best leading actress for her work in Blondewhere Marilyn Monroe embroiders, attended the ceremony with an impressive off-white dress covered with gemstones”, reviewed Dial string.
De Armas made her Hollywood debut in 2015, with a performance in Knock Knock. Later she participated in Blade Runner 2049sequel to the iconic science fiction film Blade Runner. Because of her interpretation daggers in the back obtained his first Golden Globe nomination. In the past year, in addition to Blonde premiere Deep water y the invisible agent.