Unplanned: The True Story of Abby Johnson tells how the former Planned Parenthood director changed her view after assisting with the abortion of a 13-week-old fetus. After eight years in the abortion industry and earning the 2008 Employee of the Year Award, Johnson walked out and helped found And Then There Were None, an organization to help abortion workers exit the industry and find new employment. On March 29, audiences everywhere can see her story in theaters, even as one million abortions continue to take place nationwide.
Johnson, who facilitated twenty-two thousand abortions as the director of the Bryan, TX, facility, said, "I thought I was helping women. But I was doing more harm than good. It wasn't until I saw a child fight for its life that my world came crashing down and I understood the enormity of my actions. I had to leave. No one will be able to walk away after seeing this movie and say 'I didn't know.'"
Starring Ashley Bratcher, Brooks Ryan, Robia Scott, Emma Elle Roberts, Kaiser Johnson, and Jared Lotz, the film is written and directed by Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman. Said Bratcher, after discovering she was nearly aborted: “I was born for this role.”
Added Solomon and Konzelman, “When Unplanned comes to theaters, this movie will make abortion unpopular. This is the most important movie anyone will ever see on the most controversial issue of our time.”
During the March for Life Vigil Mass at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington,Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City and the head of the U.S. Bishops Committee on Pro-Life Activities, gave the film a rousing endorsement during his homily, "If you see one film this year, see Unplanned ... I warn you, Unplanned is graphic, it's painful, but at the same time, inspiring ..."