Friday, February 26, 2021

Halle Berry Boards 'The Mothership' For Netflix & MRC Film

Fresh off completing 'Moonfall' with Roland Emmerich, Halle Berry is reteaming with Netflix for 'The Mothership', a sci-fi adventure Oscar-nominated 'Bridge of Spies' screenwriter Matthew Charman, who will be directing the film for his feature directorial debut.

Berry will also executive produced the film with production slated to start in the spring.

DEADLINE: Oscar-winner Halle Berry has signed on to star in and executive produce The Mothership, from Netflix and MRC Film. Oscar-nominated Bridge of Spies screenwriter Matthew Charman wrote the script and will be directing the film for his feature directorial debut.

The sci-fi adventure follows Sara Morse (Berry) one year since her husband mysteriously vanished from their rural farm. When she discovers a strange, extraterrestrial object underneath their home, Sara and her kids embark on a race to find their husband, father, and most importantly – the truth.

Fred Berger and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones are producing the film under their Automatik banner. Danny Stillman will serve as an exec producer alongside Berry.

Netflix recently picked up the rights to Berry’s directorial debut film, Bruised, a mixed martial arts drama that premiered at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival. She also stars in Roland Emmerich’s upcoming, space drama Moonfall. Berry is repped by WME. Charman is repped CAA, Grandview, Independent Talent Group, and Hansen Jacobson.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Featured Film: 'Losing Isaiah' (February 2021)

This month, we highlight and recall the Halle Berry film 'Losing Isaiah', co-starring Oscar winner Jessica Lange and released on March 17, 1995. In the film, the biological and adoptive mothers of a young boy are involved in a bitter, controversial custody battle.

Visit our official Instagram page (@UltimateHalleBerry) for highlights throughout the month.