The thrilling preview sets the Oscar-winning icon on a dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the universe alongside Patrick Wilson, as they navigate mysterious threats, waves of water (in space!?), and more after a strange force knocks the moon from its orbit around earth. Together, they must save the world from the brink of annihilation.
The film marks director Roland Emmerich’s latest disaster epic, following his work on popular action films like Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow, and 2012.
Berry is next set to make her feature directorial debut in Netflix’s potential awards contender Bruised, in which she plays a down-and-out fighter balancing a professional comeback and her duties as a mother.
In EW’s recent cover story, Berry revealed that following her Oscar victory for Monster’s Ball in 2002, she had to make her own way through Hollywood when an expected deluge of offers from prestige filmmakers didn’t come right away.
“It was surprising,” she said of her career immediately following her historic win as the first Black woman to take the Best Actress prize. “Because I thought they were going to just back up the truck and drop them off at my house, right? When you have a historic win like that, you think, ‘Oh, this is going to fundamentally change.’ It did fundamentally change me, but it didn’t change my place in the business overnight. I still had to go back to work. I still had to try to fight to make a way out of no way.”
Lionsgate Halle Berry goes to space in ‘Moonfall.’
Also starring Kelly Hu, John Bradley, Michael Peña, Charlie Plummer, and Donald Sutherland, Moonfall hits theaters on Feb. 4, 2022. Watch the new teaser above.
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