Six Months to "Unplanned"
The faith-based film depicts the true story of an abortion clinic director's transformation into an outspoken pro-life advocate.
Scheduled to hit theaters in March, 2019, the movie is a biopic about Abby Johnson, a Texas woman who ran a Planned Parenthood facility for eight years. Unplanned stars Ashley Bratcher as Johnson and is based on Johnson's book by the same name.
The film was written and directed by Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon, writers and producers of God's Not Dead. Though Solomon tells the Hollywood Reporter this is "not an attack movie," it is very much pro-life.
"It's about right and wrong. We just try to tell Abby's story and it is an interesting journey."
Johnson, who helped facilitate 22,000 abortions, changed her pro-abortion views the first time she helped a doctor perform an ultrasound-assisted abortion procedure. In an interview with the website CatholicMom.com, she recounts how the birth of her own daughter paved the way for that transformation.
"Being a mom...softened my heart to be able to listen to that whisper of God saying, "'You can't do this anymore.'"
There is no trailer yet available, but you can check out the website for Unplanned. Interestingly, it is one of several pro-life films now on the horizon. Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer is set for release on October 12th and Roe v. Wade is expected to debut sometime next year.