Former Boxing Champion Kali Reis Joins Cast of Amazon MGM’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Mercy’

Kali Reis 'Mercy'

Kali Reis, the former World Boxing Council middleweight champion, has been cast in Amazon MGM Studios’ forthcoming sci-fi thriller “Mercy.” Directed by Timur Bekmambetov, the film is set to hit theaters on August 15, 2025. Alongside Reis, the cast includes Chris Pratt, Rebecca Ferguson, and Annabelle Wallis.

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“Mercy” takes place in a dystopian near-future where crime rates have surged, with Pratt portraying a detective accused of a violent crime. Reis, known for her role in HBO’s “True Detective: Night Country,” brings her acting talents to the project following her debut in 2021’s “Catch the Fair One.”

As a professional boxer, Reis embodies resilience and determination, qualities that resonate with audiences. Her involvement in “Mercy” adds depth to the ensemble cast and underscores her transition from the boxing ring to Hollywood.

Beyond her on-screen work, Reis uses her platform to raise awareness of important issues, particularly those affecting Indigenous communities. Through her roles, she amplifies voices often overlooked, demonstrating her commitment to meaningful storytelling.

With “Mercy,” Reis continues to expand her acting career, solidifying her status as a rising talent in the industry.

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