Eric CharbonneauHalle Berry stars as a hit woman in the latest film in the John Wick franchise, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, and she says director Chad Stahelski inspired her to train harder that she ever has before.
“I worked with Chad,” the 52-year-old star told Entertainment Tonight at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. “I worked with the best. That’s my secret.”
Halle recently posted a sexy Instagram photo showing herself posing in a black bra and a fur coat, revealing her flat stomach. ET correspondent Kevin Frazier playfully her asked her, “Why you doing that to the Internet?”
“Cause Chad got me in the best shape of my life, so why not show it?” she responded. “I never worked so hard in my whole life for this little character in this movie and I’ve never been in the best shape of my life mentally, physically.”
“It’s all because I got to work with some of the best of the best,” the Oscar winner continued. “There are wonderful benefits of that.”
John Wick: Chapter 3 is Halle’s first movie since Kingsman: The Golden Circle in 2017. She explained that when she heard Stahelski was looking for a new female character for the film, she went to his office and convinced him she was perfect for the role.
“I went to it because I’m a John Wick fan and I heard that he was looking to cast a female that could fight,” she says, “So I went to his office and I said I think it should be me.”
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, which also stars Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne, opens in theaters May 17.
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