Wunmi Mosaku joins Call Jane with Elizabeth Banks and Sigourney Weaver
The feature project is also from ‘Carol’ screenwriter Phyllis Nagy.
Call Jane has won Lovecraft Land and Loki star Wunmi Mosaku. Deadline reports that the star is joining the 1960s film with an absolutely incredible cast. The drama that has already been cast Elizabeth Banks, Sigourney Weaver, Kate Mara and Rupert friend, is written by Carol Screenwriter Phyllis the great and based on the blacklist script from Hayley Schore and Roshan Sethi.
Call Jane is about a 1960s housewife named Joy (Banks) who unexpectedly becomes pregnant. When she needs help, she discovers an underground abortion movement led by a woman named Virginia (Weaver). Inspired by the group helping to get her life back on track, Joy finds that she has a new purpose: to help other women take control of their own lives. Robbie Brenner, Kevin McKeon and David Wulf co-produce the film Michelle Campbell Mason, Schore, Sethi, Lee Broda, Erica Kahn and Judy Bart serve as executive producers.
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“Call Jane was made for this time – and I have never felt so passionately that our culture is ready to embrace its call for decency, community, goodwill and humor in all things – and most importantly, its call for necessary change. Said director Nagy in a statement.
Brenner also said, “As a wife and mother of two girls, I feel that the now and then is crucial in bringing a movie like Call Jane into the world. Given this cultural insecurity, and with so many of our rights as women besieged, I know that telling this important story cannot be more timely or necessary, and I couldn’t be more excited to work with such an extraordinary group of creatives and strong women the top. ”
Mosaku is best known for the HBO series Lovecraft Country as well as the Netflix movie His house and will play Hunter B-15 in the upcoming Loki, though her role in Call Jane currently remains a mystery. However, Mosaku isn’t new to the game either. Of the Fantastic beasts Series with Kahina Ziri in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of JusticeShe is a force in the industry.
Currently Call Jane doesn’t have a release date, but we’ll be reporting more as soon as we know when this incredible movie is due to premiere.
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