Meet the cast of Anna, the action-thriller movie that's popular on Netflix

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One of the top movies on Netflix at the moment is the action-thriller Anna. It's an engaging, action-packed film full of twists and turns. It's also well-written and fast-paced and will keep you on the edge of your seat throughout. If this sounds like a movie you'd enjoy watching, you must continue reading to learn more about it, including who's in the cast.

Anna is an English-language French spy film written, produced, and helmed by French filmmaker Luc Besson. He's best known for directing and writing the script for the sci-fi action film Lucy, which starred Scarlett Johansson in the leading role. He also directed and wrote the screenplay for the space opera film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.

In Anna, the story follows a young Russian woman named Anna Poliatova, who after escaping a life of domestic abuse, becomes a KGB assassin. But Anna eventually grows tired of the job and seeks a way out of the assassin business. Suddenly, the opportunity presents itself when the CIA asks her to become a double agent. Will Anna eventually obtain the freedom she desperately longs for? Find out by watching Anna on Netflix.

But wait! We must share with you who you can expect to see in the film before you begin watching it. Below, you'll find a cast guide to who plays who in the action-thriller.

Sasha Luss
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Russian model and actress Sasha Luss stars in the leading role of Anna Poliatova, a KGB assassin who desperately wants out of the assassin business. Before taking on the role of Anna, Sasha played the role of Princess Lihö-Minaa in Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. She would later star in the psychological thriller Shattered, the action-adventure film Sheroes, and the action drama The Last Front.

  • Birthdate: June 6, 1992
  • Age: 31 years old
  • Zodiac sign: Gemini
  • Height: 5'10
  • Social media: Instagram
Helen Mirren
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Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren plays the role of Olga, a senior KGB handler who oversees Anna. Some of Helen's other acting work includes roles in the TV shows Cousin Bette, Catherine the Great and 1923. She also had roles in the movies RED, The Queen, Hitchcock, Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Fast X and White Bird.

  • Birthdate: July 26, 1945
  • Age: 78 years old
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • What's next? We'll see her next in an upcoming thriller movie titled Switzerland.
  • Social media: Instagram
Luke Evans
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Welsh actor and singer Luke Evans portrays Aleksander "Alex" Tchenkov, a KGB agent who recruits Anna into the Russian secretive agency. You might've watched Luke in other films, such as Immortals, The Raven, The Three Musketeers, Fast & Furious 6, The Hobbit, Beauty and the Beast and Professor Marston and the Wonder Women. He also starred as Lars Lee in the Hulu drama series Nine Perfect Strangers and as Bambi in the action thriller series Echo 3.

  • Birthdate: April 15, 1979
  • Age: 45 years old
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • What's next? We'll see him next in an upcoming sci-fi action film called World Breaker.
  • Social media: Instagram
Cillian Murphy
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Golden Globe Award-winning actor Cillian Murphy portrays the role of Leonard Miller, a CIA agent who becomes Anna's handler while she works as a double agent. Cillian has been in many movies and TV shows over his extensive acting career, but the role that many people know him for was his role as Tommy Shelby in the crime drama series Peaky Blinders. He also had roles in the commercially successful movies Inception, Batman Begins and Dunkirk. One of his most recent films was the Academy Award-winning movie Oppenheimer, where he starred in the leading role of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

  • Birthdate: May 25, 1976
  • Age: 47 years old
  • Zodiac sign: Gemini
  • What's next? We'll see him next in an upcoming crime drama film called Blood Runs Coal.
  • Social media: None

Here are the names of other actors in the cast and who they play in the movie:

  • Lera Abova as Maude
  • Alexander Petrov as Piotr
  • Nikita Pavlenko as Vlad
  • Anna Krippa as Nika
  • Aleksey Maslodudov as Jimmy
  • Eric Godon as Vassiliev
  • Ivan Franěk as Mossan
  • Jean-Baptiste Puech as Samy
  • Nastya Sten as Anna Blonde
  • Andrew Howard as Oleg Filenkov

Check out the thrilling official trailer for Anna below!

Anna is now streaming on Netflix. Will you be watching the action-thriller?

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