At age 18, she moved to , Spain and starred in the popular teen drama for six seasons from 2007 to 2010.
Despite the popularity of El Internado, de Armas felt typecast and was mainly offered roles as teenagers.
De Armas will portray in the biopic based on the novel by.
A bold strategy given that right now de Armas is one of the hottest talents in Hollywood with a huge role in the next 007 movie.
Her mother, Ana, worked in the human resources section of the Ministry of Education.
She asked to be written out of the show in its second last season.