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Halle Berry Enlists Mark Wahlberg in Netflix Action Comedy ‘The Union’ Trailer

In the action-packed comedy film “The Union,” high school sweethearts take on the roles of super spies, portrayed by Mark Wahlberg and Halle Berry. The movie is set to premiere on Netflix on August 16. The plot revolves around Roxanne (played by Berry), who lures her ex-boyfriend Mike (Wahlberg) back into her life at a bar, only to sedate him and transport him from New Jersey to London.

The storyline unfolds as Roxanne, in a bid to recover a stolen list containing the identities of all U.S. spies, enlists Mike, a seemingly ordinary individual, to assist in the mission. When questioned by Mike about their affiliation with the FBI, Roxanne cryptically responds, “We work for The Union.”

As the narrative progresses, Mike undergoes intense training under Roxanne’s guidance, engaging in adrenaline-pumping activities such as scaling London buildings, honing his marksmanship skills, and safeguarding a crucial briefcase while being pursued across various European locales. Wahlberg, who described his character as a “blue-collar James Bond,” embodies the persona of a construction worker from New Jersey thrust into the world of espionage.

Throughout their high-stakes mission, it becomes evident that the chemistry between Mike and Roxanne remains palpable, hinting at unresolved feelings between the former flames. The film’s director, Julian Farino, along with writers Joe Barton and David Guggenheim, craft a narrative filled with action, humor, and romantic tension.

The star-studded cast of “The Union” also includes Mike Colter, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jessica De Gouw, Alice Lee, and Jackie Earle Haley. Wahlberg expressed his delight in collaborating with Berry on the project, praising her talent and describing the experience as a joy. He lauded Berry’s work ethic and charm, emphasizing the ease of working alongside her on set.

For fans eagerly anticipating the release of “The Union,” the film promises a blend of espionage, humor, and romance, all set against a backdrop of international intrigue. With dynamic performances from its lead actors and a compelling storyline, “The Union” is poised to deliver an entertaining and action-packed cinematic experience.