WATCH: Ana de Armas Kicks Ass in Behind-the-Scenes Footage of ‘The Gray Man’ Stunt Training

Lead Photo: The Gray Man (2022) Ana de Armas as Dani Miranda. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022
The Gray Man (2022) Ana de Armas as Dani Miranda. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022
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If you’ve already seen The Gray Man at the theater, then you know actress Ana de Armas (Deep Water) has several action-packed scenes playing a rogue CIA agent opposite Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans.

Recently, de Armas gave her followers a glimpse of what it took to make those stunts successful by posting a series of behind-the-scenes photos and videos on social media revealing some of the training she underwent for the role.

As cool as she looks elbowing someone in the face and tossing them over her shoulder, de Armas will be the first to tell you that she has at least one physical limitation.

“I still run like a chicken,” de Armas posted along with the photos and videos. “But I wanna thank the incredible stunts team who helped me train and get ready for this incredibly demanding role. I couldn’t have done it without you guys. Also, we had the best time.”

In the first video she posted, de Armas is seen working on a choreographed fight in slow motion with a stuntman swinging a blade at her. In another video, de Armas and another stuntman lose the blade and practice some hand-to-hand combat.

“I really enjoyed the process of preparing for this movie,” Ana de Armas told Variety on the red carpet. “I had months of training. It was so cool just to see myself…finding my strengths. It requires so much discipline, and you learn so much about yourself, not just the physical strength but also mentally you have to be three steps ahead of everything.”

The Gray Man is currently playing at theaters and will premiere on Netflix on July 22, 2022.