Halle Berry Sells ‘Bruised’ To Netflix
Written by BET on September 11, 2020
Halle Berry could also be up for her second Oscar nomination if Hollywood buzz is any indication. The actress, who was the primary Black girl to win the Greatest Actress prize on the Academy Awards for Monster’s Ball, is within the technique of promoting her critically-acclaimed directorial debut Bruised to Netflix for a reported whopping $20 million.
Berry performs Jackie Justice, a disgraced MMA fighter who has failed on the one factor she’s ever been good at – combating, in line with Deadline. When 6-year-old Manny, the son she walked out on years in the past, returns to her doorstep, Jackie has to overcome her personal demons, face one of many fiercest rising stars of the MMA world, and finally battle to change into the mom the boy deserves. The movie has a Rocky-like plot of failure and redemption. The storyline highlights a girl’s grueling MMA coaching in New Jersey as she works to get into the sort of form essential to battle a lot youthful opponents.
Bruised premiered on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition this week. Netflix has not confirmed the acquisition.