Hitting The Road In ‘Unpregnant” Came Naturally For Haley Lu Richardson

Barbie Ferreira, Haley Lu Richardson
Photograph by Ursula Coyote

The “road movie” is a Hollywood trope that goes back decades, going all the way back to the 1930s. But Unpregnant puts a modern political spin on it, as Haley Lu Richardson’s character, unable to get an abortion in her home state of Missouri, hits the road with a friend to get one in Albuquerque. When it comes to eventful road trips, Richardson told us she’s got plenty of personal experience she could draw from.

Unpregnant is currently streaming on HBO Max.

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