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Debi Mazar and Cory Hardrict have been cast in the upcoming biopic, Lovelace, based on the life and career of Linda Boreman aka “Linda Lovelace,” the star of the 1972 pornographic film, Deep Throat, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Mazar will play Dolly Sharp, Linda’s co-star in Deep Throat. And Hardrict will play Frankie Cocker, an on-air personality who is credited with starting FM radio.
Mazar most recently starred on HBO’s Entourage and voices Babs on MTV’s animated series, Good Vibes. Her film credits include Goodfellas, The Insider, and Collateral.
Hardrict appeared in the film Battle Los Angeles and in the upcoming zombie movie, Warm Bodies. He also starred on the ABC Family series, Lincoln Heights. He’s married to actress Tia Mowry.
Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (HOWL, The Celluloid Closet) with a screenplay written by Andy Bellin (Trust), Amanda Seyfried stars in the title role with Peter Saarsgard playing her husband, Chuck Traynor.
Mazar and Hardrict join already announced supporting cast members Demi Moore, Adam Brody, Eric Roberts, Hank Azaria, Bobby Cannavale, Chris Noth, Robert Patrick, Wes Bentley, Sharon Stone and Juno Temple.
A Millennium Films Production, the film is produced by Heidi Jo Markel for Eclectic Pictures, Laura Rister and Jason Weinberg for Untitled Entertainment, and Jim Young for Animus Films, with executive producers Boaz Davidson, Danny Dimbort, Mark Gill, W. Merritt Johnson, Avi Lerner, Trevor Short and John Thompson for Nu Image/Millennium Films.
The production is currently shooting on location in Los Angeles.
Email: Jethro.Nededog@thr.com; Twitter: @TheRealJethro
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