Demi Moore and Gloria Steinem
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01/03/2012 at 07:35 PM EST
is getting right back to work.
The actress, 49, who filed for divorce
from Ashton Kutcher
in November, has been cast to play feminist and journalist Gloria Steinem in Lovelace
, a biopic about deceased Deep Throat
star Linda Lovelace, according to the Hollywood Reporter
The film, which also stars Amanda Seyfried
as Lovelace, and Eric Roberts, Sharon Stone and James Franco
(as Hugh Hefner), is not to be confused with Inferno: A Linda Lovelace Story
, another upcoming film which was originally set
to star Lindsay Lohan
, who was replaced by Malin Ackerman.
Steinem, 77, co-founded Ms.
magazine and was a highly vocal opponent of pornography. Lovelace
is currently shooting in L.A. and is set for a 2012 release.