Two Hollywood actors are coming together with pro-life leaders to produce a film detailing the true story behind Roe v. Wade.
Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight and actor/producer Nick Loeb are involved in the making of “Roe v. Wade: The Movie,” along with Alveda King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and others.
“This is the untold story of how [abortion activists] lied and manipulated Jane Roe, the media, and the courts into the decision to allow abortion in 1973,” Loeb told LifeNews.
The film will follow key advocates in the abortion fight in the 1970s, including former abortionist Dr. Bernard Nathanson and Betty Friedan on the pro-abortion side and Dr. Mildred Jefferson, the first African American woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School, on the pro-life side.
“Bernard and Betty, along with the team at Planned Parenthood, search the country to find a pregnant girl they can use to sue the government for her right to have an abortion,” according to a description on the film website.
From the website:
Executive Producers: Dr. Alveda King, Nick Loeb & Nick Byassee
Dr. Alveda King will also be making a cameo in the film as Dr. Mildred Jefferson’s Mother.
Co Executive Producers: Jalesia McQueen, Larry Cirignano, Mary Anne Urlakis, Rebecca Kiessling, Walter B. Hoye II
Co-Producer: Mindy Robinson
Producers: Cathy Allyn, Ken Kushner, Rob Simmons
We are currently out to cast and have secured our first attachment!
Academy Award Winner JON VOIGHT is attached to play a Supreme Court Justice!!!
You can watch a promotional video for the fundraising campaign below.
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