Halle Berry rocks tight black dress to premiere of The Call...
By AMELIA PROUD
Halle Berry's come a long way since winning the Oscar for Best Actress in 2001, but not in the right direction.
She's remained her huge star since her sterling turn in Monster's Ball, hell, she's even been a Bond girl, but critical success on the same scale has evaded her.
And for the last few movies, box office success has been just as elusive.
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Elegant: Halle Berry played it safe but oh so sexy at the premiere of her new film, The Call, in Chicago on Thursday
Dark Tide, the 2011 thriller she met fiance Olivier Martinez on, was a total washout (pun intended), while Cloud Atlas with the safe pair of hands that is Tom Hanks underperformed.
She was also involved in the egregious, Movie 43, which was panned by critics and avoided by the public.
So she'll be hoping for a nice solid hit with The Call.
Stunning: A happy Halle looked fantastic in the unforgiving number
Timeless: Halle's look bowed to no trends or whimsy
And the premise does sound intriguing.
The film, about a veteran 911 operator (Berry) who receives a call from a girl (Abigail Breslin) who has just been abducted and must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl’s life, hits theatres on March 15.
She was joined by her co-star Morris Chestnut for the big night.
Smoking! Halle Berry looked A list good at the Chicago premiere of The Call on Thursday night... but the turnout was Z list
Happy: Halle seems to have had a weight lifted off her dainty shoulders now the custody issue is resolved
Halle, 46, seems happier of late after seemingly resolving custody issues with the father her four-year-old daughter, Nahla.
Halle's ex was reportedly distraught when the actress tried to take his daughter to live in France. The pair eventually reached a custody agreement which means Nahla stays in the US.
Halle, who pays Aubry a reported $20,000 a month in child support, struck a deal with the Canadian model last year.
Hot mama! Halle, 46, has a four-year-old daughter, Nahla
Thriller: The Call probably won't win any Oscars, but Halle will be hoping for a good solid hit after a fun of flops
Aubry escaped prosecution after a brawl with Halle's partner Olivier Martinez on Thanksgiving Day.
He was initially charged, however those were later dropped with the French-Canadian ordered to stay out of trouble in the next year.
Halle and Olivier both reportedly felt it would not be in Nahla's best interest to prosecute her father for the fight.
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