Halle Berry As Foxy Brown - A Bad Idea We Were Spared (And Another One That Might Have Worked)

From Shadow and Act Tue Jan 1 2013, 16:09:22

HAPPY NEW YEAR! And to start off a new year on S&A, here is, for your holiday entertainment, a piece of absolutely worthless trivia. But did you know that, back in 2003, Halle Berry had a deal to star and produce in a remake of Foxy Brown for MGM? Seriously. Like WTF? Whose brilliant idea was this? Look, I genuinely like Halle, but NO ONE can replace Pam Grier, and especially Ms. Grier in one of her singature roles (The other being Coffy of course). And like 99% of most remakes, you just know it would've sucked. The project, thankfully, never got off the drawing board, and no reason was ever given. But I would like to think that someone at MGM woke up...

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