He plays a fighter of mixed martial arts that passes for a crisis.
The actress Halle Berry told this Thursday on ‘The Tonight Show’ your experience of working with a real fighter from the UFC, and admitted that he “broke some bones” during the recording.
For his new film, ‘Bruised’ -where Berry, age 53, is director and protagonist, the Oscar winner had to learn some martial arts techniques of the hands of a true champion of fly-weight in the UFC, Valentina Shevchenko.
In the film, Berry plays a female mixed martial arts (MMA) that goes through a crisis and tries to reconcile with her 6 year old son, while Shevchenko is his main opponent.
Although the story is pure fiction, the blows that he received Berry were real.
“She had that stick of truth and I had to endure kicks real, and I had to aguantarlas really and that I broke some bones. She is a beast, but could not have asked for a professor best, a companion of scene better, a rival of fight best,” said Berry on his partner.
Shevchenko also spared no praise for Berry: “it Is very easy to work with it. For example, if you wanted something from me, I always knew to find the exact words to make me work in the way needed for the film, for my character”, noted fighter to MMA Fighting.
The new film is in the phase of post-production, but has not yet been determined the date of the premiere.