She was contacted by director while still living in Madrid; he had watched her in El Internado and asked her to travel to Los Angeles to audition for the Spanish-language part.
Also in 2017, she had a supporting role in the action thriller as the love interest of 's character.
She was briefly engaged to American talent agent Franklin Latt during a relationship from early 2015 to late 2016.
At age 18, she moved to , Spain and starred in the popular teen drama for six seasons from 2007 to 2010.
In her short appearance in No Time to Die, her character, Paloma, claimed to have little training but proved to be highly skilled.
When she moved to Madrid at the age of eighteen and got a starring role in a Spanish series called El Enternado, her portrayal of Carolina Leal, a central character who tended towards hair-raising adventures, began to generate more than local interest.
The film was shot on location in Cuba; it was de Armas's first work in her home country since leaving as a teenager.
War Dogs like Hands of Stone is based on a true story, this one involving two small-time arms dealers who run afoul of the big guys, i.