A new clip for "Lovelace" has been made available for viewing pleasure. It doesn't give too much look at lead actress Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace, but it reveals how she's considered to star in a porn movie for the first time.
The sneak peek focuses on a scene where Peter Sarsgaard as Linda's abusive husband Chuck Traynor is rolling a projector that plays an oral sex scene of his wife. At the same time, his friends Butchie Peraino (Bobby Cannavale) and Jerry Damiano (Hank Azaria) are gushing about making a movie together and asking Chuck to cast his wife as the star.
"We are making a movie here, on 35 millimeters. Jerry even wrote a script," Butchie says as Jerry quips in, "42 pages." Butchie gushes that the film is going to be in theaters and says, "It's like making a war movie without the fight." The film project they're talking about will likely be "Deep Throat".
In real life, Linda was famously known for starring in a 1972 hardcore porn film "Deep Throat", which was one of the highest grossing independent movies of all time. She was just a schoolgirl in Florida before she met and married Chuck, who transformed her into the world's most famous adult film star. She later denounced her pornography career, claiming that she had been forced into it by Chuck.
"Lovelace" is directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. Merritt Johnson and Andy Bellin pen the script based on Eric Danville's "The Complete Linda Lovelace", a biography published in 2001, a year before Lovelace died. The film still hasn't got a U.S. release date.
Also supporting the biopic are Juno Temple, Wes Bentley, James Franco, Sharon Stone, Adam Brody and Eric Robert among others.