PIC | Halle Berry tranforms into MMA fighter for new movie

Halle Berry in 'Bruised.'
Halle Berry in 'Bruised.'
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  • Halle Berry will make her directorial debut at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.
  • In Bruised the Academy-award winning actor plays a disgraced MMA fighter.
  • The 53-year-old shared a first look image of the upcoming film in which she as a black eye.


Academy-award winning actress Halle Berry looks badass as she sports a black eye in a first look image of her upcoming film, Bruised.

The 53-year-old makes her directorial debut in Bruised in which she plays a disgraced MMA fighter, Jackie Justice who has to conquer her dreams and reunite with her young son.

The film will screen at the 45th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

On Thursday, Halle shared a picture from the film on Instagram. She wrote: "It's official. The #TIFF2020 lineup has arrived, and I'm so proud of the incredible cast and crew that got us here. Here's an exclusive sneak-peek of Bruised, my directorial debut."

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Deadline reports that the Kidnap actor suffered an injury during a fight scene in the film in November 2019.

She underwent months of intense physical training for the role in a post on Instagram; she shared that one of her goals for the movie was to have ripped abs, which she achieved.

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