Bond girl turns MMA mark: Halle Berry to direct and act in MMA based movie!

Halle Berry has her eyes set on the MMA fan base. The former bond girl is set to take a plunge into direction and her first film will be based on Mixed Martial Arts. This is as per the report on Hollywood Reporter.

Halle Berry is set to make her directorial debut

The film will be titled ‘Bruised’ and will also see Berry as an actress. She will be playing Jackie “Justice”, an MMA fighter in the movie. The plot will revolve around Jackie who is confronted by her 6-year-old son, Manny.

The movie will progress through the mother-son relationship and the MMA career of the character played by Berry. For the project, Berry will be teaming up with John Wick producer Basil Iwanyk and his Thunder Road Pictures. Meanwhile, the film is written by Michelle Rosenfarb.

The cage-fighting single mother plot has plenty of potential and it would be interesting to see how Berry manages to pull off the story. Apart from the mainstream film audience, the MMA fans will also be looking to dissect the film which adds extra pressure on the shoulders of the Academy Award Winning Actress.

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Renjith Ravindran

An engineer by luck and a sports writer by passion, Renjith has been covering various sports for almost half a decade. He has received praise from the likes of WWE superstars Paul Heyman and Natalya for his work and has also interviewed some notable names from the business. He is constantly looking out for creative challenges that excite him and finds beauty in the art of Combat Sports.

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