Oscar Winner Halle Berry to Direct, Star in MMA-Themed Movie Entitled 'Bruised'

EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winner @halleberry is making her directorial debut with 'Bruised,' a mixed martial arts action drama in which she's also starring https://t.co/AKGLCGBsZ4 – Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) September 11, 2018

Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry will direct and star in a mixed martial arts themed film set to begin production next year, according to Deadline.

Entitled “Bruised,” the plot of the film centers on disgraced MMA fighter Jackie Justice, who is played by Berry. “When 6-year-old Manny, the son she walked out on years ago, returns to her doorstep, Jackie has to conquer her own demons, face one of the fiercest rising stars of the MMA world, and ultimately fight to become the mother this kid deserves,” according the Deadline report.

The movie marks Berry's directorial debut and will include the team that does the fight choreography for the John Wick …

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