Netflix Unveils Footage of 2021 Film Slate, Including Halle Berry’s ‘Bruised’

Halle Berry stars in and directed the Netflix film Bruised (Credit: IMDb)

Netflix has released footage from some of its upcoming 2021 films, including Halle Berry’s MMA drama Bruised, the Western The Harder They Fall, and the Octavia Spencer-Melissa McCarthy superhero film Thunder Force.

On Tuesday the streaming giant unveiled a trailer previewing the slate, and said it will release a new movie every week through the end of the year.

“I love that I’m finally directing my first movie,” Halle Berry said in the video about her new film Bruised. As previously reported, the Oscar winner also stars as an MMA fighter trying to resurrect her career, while fighting to regain custody of her son. Netflix has not yet announced a release date for the film.

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In The Harder They Fall, “outlaw Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) discovers that his enemy, Rufus Buck (Idris Elba), is being released from prison, so he reunites his gang to track Rufus down and seek revenge,” the streaming service said in a press release. Regina King is also part of the cast.

Other films featured in the trailer include Lena Waithe’s Beauty; Lin-Manuel Miranda’s tick, tick… BOOM!;  Fear Street; Monster; and young adult films The Kissing Booth 3 and To All The Boys: Always And Forever. The action movie Outside the Wire will be released on Jan. 15.

International releases and foreign language films will also add to Netflix’s 2021 slate.

Watch the trailer for the 2021 films below: