The official trailer for “Bruised” Netflix’s upcoming mixed martial arts drama film, featuring Oscar winner Halle Berry in her feature directing debut, has been released. watch the trailer below.
The film follows a disgraced former MMA fighter who is given a second chance at atonement when her kid, whom she abandoned years earlier, arrives. It’s now up to her to battle her way back to the strength she previously possessed both inside and outside the ring.
Halle Berry will be directing and starring in the film Bruised, which is based on a script by Michelle Rosenfarb. Adrian Lenox, Danny Boyd, Shamier Anderson (Awake), Adan Canto (Designated Survivor), Sheila Atim (The Pale Horse), Stephen McKinley Henderson (Dune), and UFC champion Valentina Shevchenko will be joining the cast. check out the poster below.
The official synopsis states, “Jackie Justice is a mixed martial arts fighter who leaves the sport in shame.” “Down on her luck and boiling with fury and remorse years after the fight, Jackie is persuaded into a violent underground bout by her manager and lover Desi and captures the eye of a fight league promoter who offers Jackie a life back in the cage.” When Manny, the son she gave up as a newborn, shows up on her doorstep, the journey to atonement becomes unexpectedly personal.”