Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Halle Berry To Lead Thriller ‘Mother Land’ For Lionsgate

As Halle Berry continues to film 'Our Man From Jersey' with Mark Wahlberg, the actress already has lined up one of her next gigs by signing on to star and executive produce the supernatural thriller 'Mother Land', for Lionsgate with Alexandre Aja on board to direct.

DEADLINE EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winner Halle Berry (Monster’s Ball) is set to star in thriller Mother Land for Arrival and Stranger Things outfit 21 Laps. Lionsgate will launch sales on the hot package at next week’s Cannes market.

Crawl, The Hills Have Eyes and Piranha 3D filmmaker Alexandre Aja is aboard to direct the feature, which will chart the story of a mother and her twin sons who have been tormented by an evil spirit for years. When one of the boys questions whether the evil is real, the family’s sacred bond is broken, and it becomes a fight for survival.

The film is expected to go into production next year, and international sales will launch this month in Cannes.

Producing for 21 Laps are Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen and Dan Levine. Genre specialist Aja will also produce. Berry and Holly Jeter will be executive producers. The script was written by Kevin Coughlin and Ryan Grassby.

Berry recently starred on John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum and also made her directorial debut on boxing pic Bruised. She is in post-production on Netflix movie The Mothership.

Lionsgate’s Production President Erin Westerman said: “We’re so thrilled to be working again with Halle and Alex. Halle is a force on screen – she’s the perfect person to convey the psychological terror of this mother trying to protect her family. And who better than Alex to ratchet up the tension. Powerhouse producers 21 Laps are going to deliver an elevated thriller that will keep audiences on the edge of their seat.”

Lionsgate’s Cannes market slate will also include the Dirty Dancing sequel (more on that here) and the Hunger Games prequel. Berry is repped by WME. Aja is represented by WME, Industry Entertainment, and Hansen, Jacobson et al.

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Halle Berry Visits 'The Tonight Show' For 'Moonfall'

Halle Berry stopped by 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon', to promote her new film 'Moonfall' and discuss her New Year's wedding prank gone wrong, as well as, take part in an Emoutional Interview. Watch all of the hilarious action below:

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Halle Berry Stars As Cleopatra In New Caesars Sportsbook Ad

Dressed as as Cleopatra and looking stunning, Halle Berry stars in a hilarious series of commercials for Caesars Sportsbook with comedian JB Smoove. Watch them below:

'Moonfall': Halle Berry's Character Poster Revealed

Character posters for Roland Emmerich’s disaster epic 'Moonfall' showcases the film’s leads - Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson and John Bradley, looking up to the skies.

In the film, the world stands on the brink of annihilation when a mysterious force knocks the moon from its orbit and sends it hurtling toward a collision course with Earth. With only weeks before impact, NASA executive Jocinda "Jo" Fowler teams up with a man from her past and a conspiracy theorist for an impossible mission into space to save humanity.

Halle Berry's 'Bruised' Scores 4 NAACP Image Nominations

The nominations for 2022 NAACP Image Awards were announced earlier this week and 'Bruised', the directorial debut from Halle Berry, scored four nominations.
Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
American Skin
Test Pattern
The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Andra Day – The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Halle Berry – Bruised
Jennifer Hudson – Respect
Tessa Thompson – Passing
Zendaya – Malcolm & Marie

Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture
Ariana DeBose – West Side Story
Danny Boyd, Jr. – Bruised
Jalon Christian – A Journal for Jordan
Lonnie Chavis – The Water Man
Sheila Atim – Bruised

The Anthony Anderson-hosted ceremony will air on February 26, 2022, on BET and simulcast on several of its sister ViacomCBS Networks and CBS.