Amanda Seyfried's "Lovelace" premieres in Hollywood
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 - 01:25
Aug. 05 - Amanda Seyfried stars as Linda Lovelace in the biopic about the star of popular porn film, ''Deep Throat.''
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Stars Amanda Seyfried and Sharon Stone arrived on the red carpet Monday night (August 05) for the Hollywood premiere of 'Lovelace," the biopic on porn star Linda Lovelace.
The film tells the story of Lovelace's rise to fame in the breakthrough porn film "Deep Throat" and her later advocacy against the industry, claiming that she had been coerced into performing.
SOUNDBITE Amanda Seyfried on Linda Lovelace, saying (English):
"How many people know about her real story and there aren't many. You say, 'Linda Lovelace' and people think they know what you are talking about. But, in fact, the way she was defined does not reflect at all who she was, what she stood for and what she wanted to represent."
Seyfried added that taking on the role of was a challenge and credited Stone, who plays her controlling mother in the film, with helping her out.
SOUNDBITE Amanda Seyfried on the role, saying (English):
"The first couple of days were really hard. I was with Sharon and was just starting to embody her completely and all my preparations I had done as much as I could and now I was on set and I really had to just jump in and it was scary. Sharon saw that and she was really right in my corner the whole time and she made me feel like I could do it. I got my confidence really quickly and you cannot think about it after a certain point."
"Lovelace" also stars Adam Brody and Chris North.
The film opens August 09.
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