UPDATE: Sharon Stone will not star in Inferno: A Linda Lovelace Story but she will instead join the cast of the Lovelace project directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman with Amanda Seyfried as the lead.
It goes like this – Sharon Stone will star in the upcoming biopic Inferno: A Linda Lovelace Story.
Funny news, because Stone will actually play the adult star’s mum in the film which already has Malin Akerman on board to play Linda Lovelace.
And please, don’t get confused, we’re not talking about that other rival biopic simply entitled Lovelace.
The biopic we’re talking about is directed by Matthew Wilder and is based on Lovelace’s autobiography Ordeal: An Autobiography which she co-wrote with Mike McGrady.
As you already guess the book chronicles Lovelace’s rise to international fame, and how she was forced into the porn industry by her abusive husband.
In case you’re interested in more details about the whole thing, check out this description:
“Linda Boreman was just twenty-one when she met Chuck Traynor, the man who would change her life. Less than two years later, the girl who wouldn’t let her high school dates get past first base was catapulted to fame she could never have imagined in her wildest dreams-or worst nightmares. Linda Boreman of Yonkers, New York, had become Linda Lovelace, international adult film superstar.
The unprecedented success of Deep Throat made porn popular with the mainstream and made Lovelace a household name. But nobody, from the A-list celebrities who touted the movie to the audiences that lined up to see it, knew the truth about what went on behind the scenes.
Enslaved by the man who would eventually force her into marriage so that he could control her completely, Linda was beaten savagely with regularity, hypnotized, and raped. She was threatened with disfigurement and death. She was terrorized into prostitution at gun and knifepoint. She was forced to perform unspeakable perversions on film. She made Deep Throat under unimaginable duress.
Years later, Linda would come out of hiding to relate her side of the story—a modern horror tale of humiliation, betrayal, and violence that would rock the porn industry and put its teller in fear for her life…”
At this moment still nothing on when production will begin but we do know that Stone is quite busy these days and that she will shoot The Mule before Inferno: A Linda Lovelace Story.