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Sevigny signs on for Lovelace as Moore drops out

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Jan 25, 2012 | 12:15pm EST

The actress will play a journalist in the biopic about porn star-turned-activist Linda Lovelace.

She joins Amanda Seyfried, who is portraying the title character in the film, Peter Sarsgaard, Hank Azaria, Adam Brody and Sharon Stone, among others.

The Hollywood Reporter has also confirmed James Franco will play Playboy boss Hugh Hefner in the film.

Moore, who was cast as feminist icon Gloria Steinem, pulled out of the project on Tuesday (24Jan12) after entering a treatment centre for exhaustion and to "improve her overall health".

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