“In Time” star in advanced talks for lead role in porn-star biopic; Peter Sarsgaard also in negotiations
Amanda Seyfried is going from "In Time" to "Deep Throat."
The actress has been cast to play the lead role in the porn-star biopic "Lovelace," TheWrap has confirmed. The deal, however, is not yet closed.
Peter Sarsgaard is in talks to play Linda Lovelace's coercive husband, the pornographer Chuck Traynor.
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Avi Lerner, Heidi Jo Markel and Laura Rister are producing the movie, which is scheduled to begin production in January.
Lovelace is best known for the 1972 porn film "Deep Throat."
The Seyfried movie is one of two Lovelace projects now under way.
The writer-director Matthew Wilder is developing "Ordeal," based on Lovelace's autobiography. Malin Akerman is set to star in that movie.
Variety first reported the news.