Halle Berry could be ready for her second Oscar nomination if the Hollywood buzz is on any sign. The actress, who became the first black woman to win the Academy Awards for Best Actress for Monster & # 39; s Ball, is in the process of selling her critically acclaimed directorial debut, Bruised, to Netflix for a whopping $ 20 million.
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Berry plays Jackie Justice, a shamed MMA fighter who failed at the one she was ever good at – fighting, according to Deadline. When 6-year-old Manny, the son she left years ago, returns to her front door, Jackie must defeat her own demons, face one of the strongest rising stars in the MMA world and ultimately fight to be the mother of the world deserves to be boy. The film has a rocky plot of failure and redemption. The plot shows a woman in grueling MMA training in New Jersey as she works to get into the shape necessary to fight against much younger opponents.
Bruised premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival this week. Netflix has not confirmed the takeover.