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The Flintstones role that was a ‘big step’ for black women, according to Halle Berry

The Flintstones role that was a ‘big step’ for black women, according to Halle Berry

The Flintstones role that was a ‘big step’ for black women, according to Halle Berry

In The Flintstones: The Movie (1994), Halle Berry played Sharon Stone, secretary to Fred Flintstone, played by John Goodman

Actress in films such as Cat Woman (2004), The last supper (2001), John Wick 3: Parabellum (2019) and 007 – A New Day to Die (2002), Halle Berry revealed how the role of Sharon Stone in The Flintstones – The Movie (1994) was quite “important” and a “huge step forward” for black women.

Halle Berry was a budding actress at the time

It’s worth remembering how, just three years before the film’s release live-action d’The Flintstones, had premiered in theaters. She was part of the cast of Jungle Fever (1991), directed by Spike Lee. Afterwards, she participated in films such as The Prince of Women (1992) and One Game, One Life (1993).

30 years after The Flintstones: The Movie, Halle Berry celebrates the production

In a post made on Instagram last Monday, the 27th, the artist spoke about the 30 years of existence of the film directed by Brian Levant. “You guys send me messages every year about the movie The Flintstonesso I thought I’d do something special for the 30th anniversary,” he said.

In the video in question, she comments on a scene that shows her character with the protagonists, Fred Flintstone (John Goodman) It is Barney Rubble (Rick Moranis): “I thought it would be really cool to see some of my scenes, because I haven’t really seen this movie in probably 20 years.” Berry called her hairstyle “iconic,” as well as acknowledging the role as “important” to her.

Being a black woman in Bedrock It seemed like a small thing, but, you know, Flintstones They were the fabric of our culture.

“I knew this was a huge step forward for black people, especially black women,” the 57-year-old actress continued. “Although it was silly and over the top, I knew how important this small part in this big movie would be.”

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Source: Rollingstone

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