Kidnap trailer

From the producers of Salt and Transformers, as the Kidnap trailer touts, comes an action-thriller with Halle Berry chasing down the people that stole her son. It’s directed by Luis Prieto, whose last feature was the remake of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Pusher. While Kidnap was originally scheduled to come out last December, it was pushed back to this August.

Below, watch the Kidnap trailer.

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kidnap trailer

I don’t know about you people, but I’m ready for the Halle Berry career renaissance. I think that we, as a symbolic nation of movie fans, are ready to completely forget about the likes of Catwoman and Die Another Day and Gothika and Things We Lost in the Fire and embrace a second wind. She’s a fine actress, a more-than-capable screen presence, and when it comes to more recent Berry performances, more people should talk about her brave and bonkers work in the brave and bonkers Cloud Atlas.

In any case, she appears to be carving out a new niche as the star of lower-budgeted thrillers. 2013’s The Call was a modest hit and Kidnap looks to be cut out of similar cloth.

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