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Ellen Page to reprise 'Juno' role for all-female live-read to mark 10th anniversary

Ellen Page
Ellen Page at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2016 on Sep. 11, 2016. (Adriana M. Barraza/WENN.com)

Actress Ellen Page will celebrate the 10th anniversary of her film "Juno" by reprising her titular role as a pregnant teen for a charity live-reading.

Jennifer Garner, who played Juno's baby's adoptive mother, will also return to the project for the movie get-together, which will feature an all-female cast to benefit Planned Parenthood.

Director Jason Reitman, who previously hosted a series of live-script readings, will announce the actresses who will take on the characters portrayed onscreen by Michael Cera, Jason Bateman, and J.K. Simmons on Twitter in the lead up to the April 8 event, reports Entertainment Weekly.

The fundraiser, which will take place at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, is aimed at highlighting the work of women's health organisation Planned Parenthood, which will receive drastic cuts to its government subsidies under U.S. President Donald Trump's administration.

"Considering how much this election has done against women and what Planned Parenthood has done for women, I thought it would be cool to hear this script with an all-female voice," Reitman explained.


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