New York, (ANI): If reports are to believed, Halle Berry had her
eyes on Olivier Martinez and wanted him for their upcoming flick
Deep Tide. Before they started filming in June, "Halle sent her
people to go after Martinez for the movie. She specifically
requested him and told her camp to go get him," New York Post
quoted a source as saying.
In April, Berry broke up with model Gabriel Aubry. Martinez
dated Kylie Minogue for four years until they split in 2007. Berry
and Martinez were pictured getting cozy on the set in August and
have since been seen together on romantic dates in Paris and
"It's definitely real, and it's hot and heavy," said a source.
But Berry's rep denied he was cast because of her request, "Olivier
was cast because he was the best actor for the role and both Halle
and the director agreed. Any speculation beyond that reason is
Martinez's rep didn't respond to calls and e- mails. Jeanette
Buerling, chief executive of the production company The Magnet
Media Group, had no comment. The picture is due out next year.