Coming to Netflix in November 2021 is the directorial debut of Halle Berry, 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?
With a recent press release from Netflix revealed that the release date for Bruised is Wednesday, November 24th, 2021.
Halle Berry’s sports-drama debuted at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2020 so it took a surprising amount of time for the Netflix release date to be revealed.
Bruised has a run time of 129 minutes.
What is the plot of Bruised?
Disgraced MMA fighter Jackie Justice is on a mission to win back the custody of her 6-year-old son and restart her career. The aging MMA Fighter puts it all on the line when she has to come face to face with one of the sport’s fastest rising stars.
Who are the cast members of Bruised?
The following cast members have been confirmed to star in Bruised, along with some special guest appearances from UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko and Amanda Nunes, the Bantamweight and Featherweight champion.
|Role||Cast Member||Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?|
|Jackie Justice||Halle Berry||Catwoman | Die Another Day | Gothika|
|Desi||Adan Canto||Designated Survivor | X-Men: Days of Future Past | Narcos|
|MMA League Owner||Shamier Anderson||Stowaway | Goliath | Wynonna Earp|
|Bobbi Buddhakan Berroa||Sheila Atim||Twelfth Night | Bounty Hunters | Harlots|
|Pops||Stephen McKinley Henderson||Fences | Lady Bird | Lincoln|
|Crazy 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|
|Lady Killer||Valentina Schevchenko||UFC|
When and where did the production of Bruised take place?
Prior to the arrival of Halle Berry as the director, Nick Cassavetes was reportedly set to direct and Blake Lively was cast as the lead of the movie. Eventually, Halle Berry took over as the director of Bruised, making it her directorial debut, and in the process replaced Lively as the lead.
Principal photography began in November 2019 in New Jersey. Filming suffered from a short delay as Berry suffered from a minor injury while shooting. Production resumed on November 27th, 2020, and concluded shortly after on December 20th, 2019.
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