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Halle Berry Back On 'Bruised' Film Set Following Fight Scene Injury

By Ryan Naumann

Halle Berry is back in action on the set of her MMA film “Bruised”, only days after production shut down after the actress suffered an injury.

Berry shared behind-the-scenes photos on her social media of her first day back. In the post, Berry wrote, “Swinging into some late night shenanigans at @theoceanac - loving my time here, thank you for hosting us! ✨ #BruisedTheMovie.”

The actress posted another shot while filming inside a hotel room. Berry is shooting the film in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The snap is the first time we’ve seen Berry back on set since suffering an injury during a fight scene.

The incident went down last week and was confirmed by the film’s executive producer, Brian Pitt. He said, “Halle got slightly injured in the fight.” He added, “She’s tired. She needed a break.”

“Occasionally what’s going to happen is an actor might get a little injured, and we might adjust scheduling around them a little bit.", said the producer.

The actress wrote on social media following the incident, “Thank you to all the folks that have showered me with love since my injury. It’s par for the course when you do your own stunts, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Just know I’m far from tired. I’m wide awake...and just getting started! 💪🏽🙏🏽 #BruisedTheMovie.

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The production shut down for only a week to allow Berry time to recover. Fans showered Berry with support, “@halleberry Please rest and heal, before hitting it hard again. Hugs and much aloha❤️❤️❤️”

“I’m so sorry to hear that you were hurt. I hope you have a quick recovery! You are in great shape which should help ” wrote another follower.

In “Bruised”, Halle plays Jackie an MMA fighter who fights under the name, "Justice." Her character is going through a hard time and has to get her life back together so she can regain custody of her young son.

She’s been stoked about the role saying, "It’s a movie about a woman who once had a promising MMA career, she was going up the ranks of the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), and then something unthinkable happened that derailed her career, and we find her five years later, and she has to make her way back. It’s a movie I’m extremely passionate about. It has a wonderful message. I think it’s a message that women need to hear."

Berry has been training like crazy for the role. The actress recently showed off her rock hard abs.She wrote, “Happy #FitnessFriday, everyone! There’s no better feeling than setting a goal and smashing it. One of my goals for #BruisedTheMovie? Ripped Abs - and today? I finally got them, and it feels unbelievable! This #FitnessFriday, I encourage you guys to set your bar. What is your fitness goal?”


While recovering Berry wrote on social media , "Happy #FitnessFriday! Due to my recent injury, I’m taking a slight break from FF. Did you think that meant that this was over? HELL no, I’ve been rocking with y’all for over 2 years and can’t stop the fitness flow! #BruisedEdition continues with some of the most wonderful, bad ass athletes and trainers - and this week? We have @blackrob_bjj_boxing, one of my favorite people in the whole world. He’s consulted on #BruisedTheMovie and is an MMA veteran with over 20+ years of experience. Head to stories for some of his fighting essentials and advice to people just starting out. And you’ll see why I love him so! Happy Fitness Friday!!"

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