By Laura Hertzfeld
Updated March 07, 2012 at 01:24 PM EST

Sharks were swarming and love was blooming on the South Africa set of Dark Tide, starring Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez. Berry and Martinez, who are now engaged, met on the set of the thriller, directed by Blue Crush helmer (and by now, ocean expert) John Stockwell. Berry plays Kate Mathieson, a swimmer who was once called “the shark whisperer,” but hasn’t been back in the water since the death of her mentor — until now. Check out one of — what I can only imagine is many — over-the-top boat scenes after the jump.

But you won’t have to wait until the film hits theaters on March 30 to get your shark attack fix. Lionsgate and Wrekin Hill will release the film on VOD this Thursday, March 8. The Blu-ray and DVD will be available shortly thereafter, on April 24. And why should anyone have to wait for a movie that pretty much guarantees some iconic bikini shots?

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