It hasn’t been a good year for ideologically-driven Hollywood garbage, and the latest virtue-signaling celebrity to learn the lesson of “Wake Up, Go Break” — for the second time, no less — is actress Elizabeth Banks.
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If you haven’t heard of the movie – as many obviously haven’t given its box office pull, but we’ll get to it – Call Jane It’s Hollywood’s latest attempt to promote its pro-abortion narrative.
Starring Bank and Avatar: The Path of Water Starring Sigourney Weaver, the film follows the story of Joy (Banks), “a traditional ’60s American housewife who longs for another child.”
“However, the wonderful news of her pregnancy is tainted by the danger it poses to her own life,” the film’s official synopsis continues. “She has nowhere to turn until she bumps into the Janes, an underground group of ordinary women united by Virgina (Sigourney Weaver), who risk everything to provide people with choices with happiness. .
“They save Joy’s life and give her a burning sense of purpose: to help other women take control of their destinies,” it concludes.
Produced as a reaction to the Supreme Court ruling against Roe Weed, production studio Roadside Attraction even partnered with Planned Parenthood and the Abortion Care Network for screenings. Call Jane As part of a campaign to raise pro-choice awareness at several clinics across the United States.
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In a recent discussion of the film with Yahoo! Entertainment, Banks asserted that the film’s post-Roe.V. Abandoning Wade-Repeal puts a lot of responsibility on the pro-abortion movement.
“We made the film knowing that there are what we call abortion health care already in the United States,” the actress explained.
“In places like Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, millions of women already have to travel so far for abortion health care that it really feels like there’s already access to abortion health care for millions of women in this country.” . “It’s a dangerous future we’re looking at.”
Weaver also defended the pro-choice movement, arguing, “Being alive at the time, I felt that Roe v. Wade freed women to live their lives.”
“To choose, to have a career, to choose when to have a family or if to have a family,” he stressed. “And it was very important to be a part of it, because I remember those bad old days and we don’t want to go back to them.”
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Unfortunately for Banks and Weaver, it seems few — and that’s being generous — agree with them on the importance of the film.
It debuted in 1,068 theaters in the United States. Call Jane It only managed to score $243,922 in its opening weekend — a certified bomb.
As noted above, this is not the first time that banks have felt the stigma of failure specifically associated with feminism.
Notably, the actor-slash-director was also responsible for the box office disaster Charlie’s Angels (2019), Sony Pictures lost nearly 30 million dollars.
However, despite serving as its director, producer, writer, and one of its stars, Banks has refused to take responsibility for his part in alienating audiences with his identity politics-based marketing, instead The film’s marketing team has chosen to throw it under the bus. For his own mistakes.
“There was a story around Charlie’s Angels that I was making some feminist manifesto,” the actress said during a recent interview with The New York Times, unwilling to give the opportunity to play the victim.
“I was just making an action movie,” she continued. “I would have loved to do Mission: Impossible, but women are not directing Mission: Impossible. I was able to direct an action film, honestly, because it has a female lead and I’m a female director, and that’s limited in Hollywood right now.
“I wish the movie wasn’t just for girls, because I didn’t make it just for girls,” Banks lamented. “The marketing side of it fell apart for me.”
Yet, despite these constant failures, the banks continue to be rewarded with ever more remarkable projects.
Currently, the actor is set to star and direct in the upcoming remake invisible woman For universal images.
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