Berry plays Karla McCoy, a mother who will stop at nothing to rescue her son after he is kidnapped at a park. Instead of filing a report and waiting, Berry's character takes action and enters into what looks like an epic car chase that will at one point see her driving backwards on a highway.
"Being a parent, I understood this in a very visceral way. I play an ordinary mom forced to act in extraordinary ways," Berry
told USA Today. "I got to put in a little of what Halle Berry would do in this situation. That was fun."
Berry actually drove during the chase scenes as a stunt driver controlled the maneuvers from a roof pod. So those petrified expressions are real.
"Driving backward in highway traffic, that was a first for me," Berry told USA Today. "That looking-back visual of cars speeding toward you at 80 miles per hour, your heart leaves your body.