After romancing one another within the biopic Sergio, Narcos’ Wagner Moura and Knives Out’s Ana de Armas have been solid reverse one another as soon as once more in Olivier Assayas’ The Wasp Network.
In a departure from Assayas’ much less action-oriented current movies (The Clouds of Sils Maria, Personal Shopper, Non-Fiction), the brand new thriller facilities round René Gonzalez (Édgar Ramírez), a Cuban pilot who leaves his spouse (Penélope Cruz) and daughter in Havana to defect to the United States. In secret, nonetheless, he works with an undercover operative (Gaël García Bernal) to spy for and help Fidel Castro. Moura and de Armas star as two of the opposite defectors within the group, recognized collectively as “the Wasp Network.”
The movie, which takes place within the early ’90s, is predicated on the true story of The Cuban Five, and attracts from Fernando Morais’ ebook The Last Soldiers of the Cold War.
The Wasp Network will debut on Netflix on June 19.
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