And if you didn’t see her in that role, you’re going to find yourself recognising those big round gazing eyes and that heart-shaped face of hers very soon. Coming up, there’s Morgan, the sci-fi thriller produced by Ridley Scott and directed by his son, Luke, in which Anya takes on the title role (opposite Kate Mara) as a manmade “human” with, let’s say, some anger management issues. The film is a cross between a female version of the Terminator and an episode of the X-Files with a lot of fighting, blood and moments that might find you covering your eyes.
There’s Split, another intense thriller – the one, in fact, involving the aforementioned tunnels, tears, hysteria and food poisoning episode – in which she plays alongside James McAvoy. There’s unconfirmed rumours she’ll be in the next X-Men movie: “I will say that it is very flattering and, of course, anyone would want to be a part of a franchise that is that wonderful. And I will leave it there,” she says diplomatically. And then there’s Barry, directed by Vikram Gandhi, about Barack Obama’s college days in New York in the 1980s, in which she plays a fellow student.