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Box Office: ‘Black Adam’ Leads So-So Halloween Weekend With $27.7M

DC and Warner Bros.’ Black Adam had no trouble topping the Halloween weekend box office, although the superhero pic dropped more than expected considering it had little competition. The film earned an estimated $27.7 million from 4,402 theaters in its second outing. That’s a drop of 59 percent, one of the bigger declines for a […]

‘Call Jane’ Partners With Planned Parenthood, Abortion Care Network to Screen Film With Clinics Across the U.S. (Exclusive)

Roadside Attractions’ Call Jane is teaming with local and national abortion care providers on screenings of the film, as well as other supporting organizations on star-fronted PSAs, to help encourage education and awareness around abortions. Out in theaters Friday, the Elizabeth Banks-led, ’60s-set story follows Joy, a suburban wife and mother who turns to the real-life, […]

Elizabeth Banks on Learning How to Perform an Abortion for ‘Call Jane,’ Being Treated With “No Understanding” During a Procedure

Elizabeth Banks says she thinks she could perform an abortion after working on her latest project Call Jane. The Phyllis Nagy-directed, Hayley Schore and Roshan Sethi co-written film about the Janes, an underground abortion care network that operated out of Chicago during the late ’60s and early ’70s, sees Banks starring as a suburban housewife who […]

‘Call Jane’ Trailer: Elizabeth Banks Joins Forces With Underground Abortion Network

In the first trailer for the drama Call Jane, Elizabeth Banks plays a woman whose dangerous pregnancy leads her to seek an illegal abortion as she ultimately joins forces with the underground Jane collective in 1968 Chicago. The film, which premiered at Sundance, has become even more timely since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. […]

Berlin: Elizabeth Banks’ Abortion Drama ‘Call Jane’ Sells Wide Ahead of Berlinale Premiere

Call Jane, the women’s rights drama from Phyllis Nagy that bowed in Sundance to hugely positive reviews, has landed a host of international deals for Protagonist Pictures ahead of its Berlinale premiere in competition. The film — starring Elizabeth Banks, Sigourney Weaver, Kate Mara and Chris Messina — has sold to DCM for Germany, Austria […]