"Bruised" to be Acquired by Netflix at TIFF 2020 with Mega Deal

In response to the reported offer, the 54-year-old star Berry took to Twitter to share her astonishment over the generous figure, and noted,"I am speechless".

As per a news agency, the OTT giant is spending around $20 million for the worldwide distribution rights of Berry's directorial debut. One of the exciting titles at this year's Toronto International Film Festival is Bruised.

The Hollywood star also says this moment is one of her "biggest heartbreaks", mainly because she continues to be the only one, "I thought there were women that rightfully, arguably, could have, should have". "We had rehearsed; we have been prepared". So my mind, my director's mind, was just - keep going.

"I'm tortured, because now I can't let it go", Berry told Variety of the waiting period. I've overcome much. I will carry on like this isn't harming. I'm going to behave as if this isn't hurting. "I'm going to will myself by means of it.' And so we did".

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However, neither Berry nor Netflix has confirmed when the movie will be released on the streaming platform.

Halle Berry just landed a multi-million dollar deal with Netflix. I get to have a voice. She said: "The heartbreak I have spoken of, that I think I had, was that I really thought that night meant that very soon after, other women of color would stand beside me. It's story telling and we definitely feel confident that you've got the story"'. And there is a place for us to tell our stories.

She'd immersed herself in the jujitsu, judo, taekwondo and kickboxing to help her perform some of the stunts on John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, meaning that when the role of Jackie Justice came along, she felt drawn to her. Talking about that role she said: "You know I'm always most drawn to characters who are fractured, broken, who are fighting to survive".

Halle Berry became the primary Black woman to receive an Academy Award for the Best Actress in 2002.

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