Home>#INSCMagazine>Toronto International Film Festival: Halle Berry-Directed Film, ‘Bruised’ Bought By Netflix For $20 Million
Photo: Courtesy of TIFF
#INSCMagazine Entertainment Press Release Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival: Halle Berry-Directed Film, ‘Bruised’ Bought By Netflix For $20 Million

INSCMagazine: Get Social!

TORONTO, ON – One of the biggest stories in the first couple of days of the 45th Toronto International Film Festival, Netflix agreed to a $20 million deal to buy the rights to ‘Bruised’ directed by first-time director in Academy Award-winning actress, Halle Berry.

Berry, 55, a native of Cleveland, OH has appeared in movies such as Jungle Fever, Swordfish, Die Another Day, X-Men, John Wick and Monster’s Ball, makes her directorial and producing debut behind the camera in ‘Bruised’ an upcoming sports film as Jackie Justice, a disgraced MMA fighter that has to face one of the sports’ rising new stars in the octogon while trying to reconnected with her estranged six-year-old son with a script by Michelle Rosenfarb.


According to Variety and first reported by Deadline, the MMA drama is set to debut and screen as a work-in-progress at TIFF Saturday September 12th, with Netflix set to close on a deal with Endeavor Content representing the filmmakers and Sierra/Affinity assisting on the international side.

Producers on the project include Basil Iwanyk, Brad Feinstein, Guymon Casady, Erica Lee, Paris Kassidokostas-Latsis, Terry Dougas, Linda Gottlieb and Gillian Hormel.

 

 

Facebook Comments

Robert D. Cobb
Founder, Publisher and CEO of INSCMagazine. Works have appeared and featured in places such as Forbes, Huffington Post, ESPN and NBC Sports to name a few. Follow me on Twitter at @RobCobb_INSC, email me at robert.cobb@theinscribermag.com

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.