American actress Blake Lively, who is best known for her role as Serena Van der Woodsen in the popular drama series Gossip Girl, will be playing a mixed martial arts fighter in the upcoming movie “Bruised”, directed by Nick Cassavetes, who has early directed hit movies like “The Notebook” and “My sister’s Keeper”.
In the movie, Blake will be playing the role of a hardworking single mother Jackie, who is a mixed martial arts fighter and working two jobs to look after her son, the story unfolds when the police threaten to take her son away and she’s forced to get into the ring and fight for her son. In an interview with Variety when asked about the movie, the actress said “I'm about to do a movie in a couple months where I'm playing a woman who is a fighter”. When asked if she started training for the movie, she replied “I'm not there yet. I'm getting my back strong”.
The movie is slated to release in 2018
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