Halle Berry, has no concerns of being typecast and relegated to playing limited acting roles. Oscar winner, Berry, has played a role from uneducated waitress, in Monster's Ball, to super-hero, in Catwoman and Bond girl, in Die Another Day.
In "The Call," Berry portrays an over-worked, stressed-out, 911 emergency operator, at a call center, routing life emergency calls.
Jan. 8, The Film Stage writes, "A first-look image that’s about as by-the-book as humanly possible. That it manages to make the gorgeous Halle Berry look like a general average stress-ball-squeezing telephone operator."
The official movie synopsis places Berry's character, "a veteran 911 operator, Jordan, takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl (Abigail Breslin) who has just been abducted, Jordan realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl’s life."
The movie co-stars, Michael Eklund, Justina Machado, Abigail Breslin, (Little Miss Sunshine, ZombieLand) and Morris Chestnut.
The movie is directed by, Brad Anderson, (The Machinist, The Fringe-2008-2011) and screenplay by Rich D'Ovidio, (Exit Wounds, Thirteen Ghost.) The movie is produced my Sony Tristar pictures, release date March 15, 2013.