After securing the rights to her directorial debut, Netflix is looking to get back in business with Halle Berry. The streamer has cast her to star alongside Mark Wahlberg in the thriller. Our man from Jersey. David Guggenheim wrote the script, produced by Wahlberg and his partner Stephen Levinson.
Plot details are kept under wraps, but the film is described as a working-class James Bond. Insiders say the plan is to shoot the film early next year in London.
The Oscar-winning actress added the title of director to her extensive filmography when she made her directorial debut. Bruised premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, garnering rave reviews for how impressive her work was for a first-time director and for her performance that impressed the festival circuit, especially Netflix. The streamer would end up paying eight figures for the rights, one of the largest of the 2020 festival.
what’s more Bruised Berry was also recently seen in John Wick 3: Parabellum and has Roland Emmerich Moonfall leaning this year.
She is represented by WME.