Demi Moore Cast as Gloria Steinem in Linda Lovelace Biopic

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Demi Moore is ready to fight for the rights of women.

The actress has been cast in Lovelace - an upcoming biopic of Deep Throat actress Linda Lovelace, who will be played by Amanda Seyfried - as feminist icon Gloria Steinem. The now-77-year old founded Ms. magazine and was one of the more vocal opponents of pornography in the 1970s.

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The film's cast also includes James Franco as Hugh Hefner, along with Peter Sarsgaard as Steinem's husband and Hank Azaria as Jerry Damiano, the director of Deep Throat.

A journalist, Steinem penned a profile of Lovelace for her publication, explaining how the porn star was beaten and forced into making the famous adult movie on which this film is based.

Look for Lovelace to hit theaters in late 2012.

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Demi Moore is an actress from Roswell, New Mexico that made her film debut in the 1982 horror film, Parasite.  However, it was her role as Jackie Templeton on the soap opera, General Hospital, that made her well known.

Moore then went on to star in movies such as St. Elmo's Fire, About Last Night, Ghost, A Few Good Men, Indecent Proposal, The Scarlet Letter, Striptease, The Juror, and G.I. Jane.

In her personal life, Demi Moore was married to Bruce Willis in 1987 whom she had three daughters with.  The two were divorced in 2000 and Demi Moore began dating Ashton Kuther, fifteen years her junior.  Moore married  in 2005.

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