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Halle Berry's 'John Wick' Character May Get Her Own Spinoff Movie: 'Sofia Might Be Doing Her Own Thingy-Thingy'

Feb. 2 2022, Published 12:10 p.m. ET

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While fans are eager to see John Wick: Chapter 4 when it hits theaters in spring 2023, they may be disappointed to hear that Halle Berry won't be returning for the latest installment — though she has something equally as exciting in store!

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"[My character] Sofia’s not in the next John Wick movie. There could possibly be a Sofia ... her own movie," she spilled to IGN. "So she might not be in John Wick, but she might be doing her own thingy-thingy."

The actress didn't offer any more details on the potential project, though she pointed out that a spinoff would be like "putting some ointment on a little sore," referring to the fact that her character in the James Bond film Die Another Day was supposed to have her own movie, but the studio scrapped the idea.

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In 2020, Berry admitted to Variety that the situation was "very disappointing."

"It was ahead of its time. Nobody was ready to sink that kind of money into a Black female action star," she explained. "They just weren’t sure of its value. That’s where we were then."

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Thankfully, those opinions have started to change.

"When I won the Oscar 20 years ago, I didn’t see nearly as many faces of color in TV and film as I do now," the Monster's Ball star noted to AARP. "There has been a 100 percent change."

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"So while no other Black woman stands next to me [with a best actress Oscar] and it’s heartbreaking and I wish there were more, I also know that moment at the Oscars was inspiring and made people believe that anything was possible," she explained. "Today you’ve got Ava DuVernay, Lena Waithe, Viola Davis. I can go on and on. Women of color are doing things, and you know what? They’re doing things on their own terms, in their way."

Case in point: Bruised director's role in the new sci-fi action flick Moonfall was originally written for a man.

"It was kind of a relatively conscious decision at one point. You know, it was more male-oriented and then we kind of said to ourselves, 'Why can't it be a woman?'" director Roland Emmerich shared with Entertainment Tonight. "And then you say, 'Who's kind of cool in a way [that works for this film?],' and then we come relatively fast to Halle Berry because she's a little bit older and she has done a lot of stuff. And she was the first person to be approached and immediately said, 'Yes.'"

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