Halle Berry dropped her sales from the park with Netflix as the streaming giant is about to pay heavily for the distribution rights of its directorial debut.
The “Monster’s Ball” actress’ MMA drama “Broken”, which will be screened at the Toronto Film Festival on Saturday, will announce a figure of nearly 20 million dollars, sources familiar with the negotiations told Deadline on Friday.
Endeavor Content represents the filmmakers in the deal, with Sierra / Affinity helping the international scene for the tale of the MMA scandal with eyes focused on redemption as she struggles with the challenges of motherhood and maintains her fighting spirit.
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It is not yet known when the film will premiere on the streaming platform.
Berry also responded to the news on Twitter, responding to a Variety article about the reported deal, writing: “I̵
Berry was featured in the latest issue of Variety before the Toronto International Film Festival and opened up to the broken ribs she suffered during filming, which halted production at the time.
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“I didn’t want to stop because I had been preparing for so long,” Berry said. “We had rehearsed; we were ready. So my mind, the mind of my director, was simple – go on. And I split that up and just kept going, “I’m not going to stop. I have gone too far. I will act as if it doesn’t hurt. I will do it. “And so we did.”
During the injury, Berry turned to social media to update his fans about his condition.
“Thanks to all the people who showered me with love after my injury,” Berry titled the photo on Instagram, probably a photo from the film. “It’s suitable for the course when you’re doing your own stunts and I wouldn’t want to do it any other way. Just know that I’m far from tired. I’m wide awake … and I’m just getting started! 💪🏽🙏🏽 #BruisedTheMovie.”
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After the injury delayed production, a film spokesman said at the time: “Halle was slightly injured in the fight. She is tired. She needed a break.”