Halle Berry stars in a new thriller motherlandwhich revolves around a family fighting evil spirits.
The Oscar winner’s new film comes from Lionsgate, the same company that produced it John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, in which she also starred. 21 rounds, the production company for arrival and stranger thingsis also on board to produce the film.
motherland comes from Crawl Director Alexandre Aja, and soon to be shopped by Lionsgate at next week’s Cannes market, reports Deadline.
The history of motherland focuses on a mother and her twin sons who have been tormented by an evil spirit for years. When one of the sons questions if the evil ghost is even real, the whole family is sent down a path of survival and their once-strong bond is in danger of crumbling at the seams.
Berry has had no shortage of work in recent years, including starring in her directorial debut as a mixed martial artist, bruised. She is also currently in post-production on a new Netflix film. The Mothership.
Speaking of the new film, Lionsgate President of Production Erin Westerman said in a press statement that Berry was the perfect choice for the role.
“We are so excited to be working with Halle and Alex again. Halle is a force on screen – she’s the perfect person to convey the psychological terror of this mother trying to protect her family. And who better to turn up the heat than Alex? Powerhouse producers 21 Laps will deliver an elevated thriller that will captivate audiences.”
Other films Lionsgate will bring to its Cannes market list include a Dirty dancing consequence and a hunger games Precursor.
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