Canadian celebrities lend voices to doc ‘Unity’

Malin Akerman records narration for 'Unity' with director Shaun Monson.

Pop Goes The News | Canadians Malin Akerman, Pamela Anderson and Carrie-Anne Moss are among the celebrities lending their voices to a compelling new documentary about why humans can’t seem to get along.

Unity is narrated by an unprecedented collection of 100 stars.

Also heard in the film are actors Jennifer Aniston, Helen Mirren, Ben Kingsley and Liev Schreiber; musical artists Selena Gomez, Adam Levine, Common and Moby; talk show host Ellen DeGeneres; magician David Copperfield; and skateboard pro Tony Hawk.

Canadian environmentalist Paul Watson also provides narration.

Written and directed by Shaun Monson, Unity took seven years to make and is divided into five chapters over nearly one hour and 40 minutes.

The film is described as “an in-depth look at what it truly means to be human, to be mortal, and to be incarnate in this world.”

Unity opens Aug. 12 at selected theatres in Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

BELOW: Watch the trailer for Unity.