Michelle Williams plays the leading role in the film This is Jane. The American actress plays in the drama the founder of Jane Collective, an underground organization that offered abortions in Chicago during the sixties and seventies.


The film from Amazon Studios and Boys Do not Cry -regisseur Kimberly Peirce, according to Deadline based on the book Laura Kaplan wrote in 1995 entitled The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminist Abortion Service .

The story is about an activist who formed a group in Chicago in the 1960s that provided information and advice to American women who wanted an abortion when it was still banned in the United States. The group would have carried out eleven thousand abortions until the legalization of abortion in 1973.

Williams plays the founder of Jane Collective, Jenny for short. The remaining roles are not yet divided and the date of release is also unknown.

The 37-year-old actress Williams recently played in The Greatest Showmanand I Feel Pretty . Currently she is working on recordings of Venom and After the Wedding . She also plays the leading role in the film biography about Janis Joplin.