All ‘Unplanned’ Edmonton screenings sell out on opening night, despite local protest
One of the most controversial and anticipated films of the year has finally made it to Canadian cinemas, and it’s packing the theatres.
After facing censors, protests and backlash, Unplanned began its wide theatrical release this weekend – selling out all four of its Edmonton showings on opening day.
The film, playing at Cineplex’s South Edmonton Cinemas from July 12-18, tells the real life story of Abby Johnson – a Planned Parenthood executive turned pro-life advocate. It was a two-month battle to get the divisive film a distribution deal.
Melody Dunning was calling Cineplex Entertainment a week before the screening to ensure it