Halle Berry Rejoins 'New Year's Eve'

3:17 PM PST 02/16/2011 by Pamela McClintock
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She pulled out of the New Line project because of a custody battle - but has now signed on for another role.

Halle Berry will star in New Line’s ensemble romantic comedy New Year’s Eve after all, just in a different role.

Last month, Berry pulled out of the project because of a custody battle over her young daughter. At that time, Katherine Heigl stepped in and replaced Berry.
 
But Berry was freed up this week when a judge in Los Angeles ruled in her favor, making it possible for her to travel with her daughter to New York, where Garry Marshall is shooting New Year’s Eve. 
 
Berry's new role in the film--she'll play a nurse--is slightly smaller than the one she gave up due to the custody battle.
 
Berry is repped by CAA.
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