Onesumore: Halle Berry’s Sports-Drama ‘Bruised’: What We Know So Far

Coming to Netflix in 2021 is Halle Berry’s debut film, Bruised. We’re keeping track of everything you need to know about the upcoming sports drama, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

Bruised is an upcoming Netflix Original sports drama directed by and starring Halle Berry. The screenplay was written by Michelle Rosenfarb and production was handled by Thunder Road Pictures, Entertainment 360 and Romulus Entertainment.

When is the Bruised Netflix release date?

Netflix has not revealed the release date of Bruised but we do know it will arrive on the streaming service in 2021. Halle Berry’s sports drama debuted at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2020, which means we can expect a date of release will be announced soon.

Bruised has a duration of 129 minutes.


What is the plot of Bruised?

Jackie Justice, a disgraced MMA fighter, is on a mission to regain custody of her 6-year-old son and restart his career. The aging MMA fighter puts everything on the line when she comes face to face with one of the fastest rising stars in the sport.


Who are the actors of Bruised?

The following cast members have been confirmed to star in Bruised, along with special appearances from UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko and Bantamweight and Featherweight Champion Amanda Nunes.

Role Cast member Where have I seen / heard them before?
Jackie justice Halle berry Catwoman | Die another day | Gothika
Desi Adam canto Designated survivor | X-Men: Days of Future Past | Narcos
Owner of the MMA League Shamier Anderson Stowaway | Goliath | Wynonna earp
Bobbi Buddhakan Berroa Sheila Atim Twelfth night | Bounty hunters | The prostitutes
Pops Stephen McKinley Henderson Fences | Lady Bird | Lincoln
Mad Esther Denny dillon United 93 | Ice Age | Saturday night fever
Igor. Nikolai Nikolaeff Daredevil | Mile 22 | Six
Manny Lyons Jr Danny Boyd Jr. Watchmen | Stranger Things | Good girls
Mrs. Feelgood Delissa reynolds Luke Cage | Wu-Tang: an American saga | Wonder
Women killer Valentina schevchenko UFC
TBA Amanda Nunes UFC

When and where the production of Bruised take place?

Prior to Halle Berry’s arrival as director, Nick Cassavetes was reportedly staged and Blake Lively was cast to direct the film. Eventually, Halle Berry took over as director of Bruised, making her directorial debut, and in the process replaced Animated as lead.

Main photography started in November 2019 in New Jersey. The filming suffered from a short delay because Berry suffered a minor injury during shooting. Production resumed on November 27, 2020, and concluded shortly after December 20, 2019.


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