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'Inferno: A Linda Lovelace Story' Close to Cast Adam Goldberg as Male Porn Star

January 4, 2012 (8:47 am) GMT
The actor playing Sol in 'A Beautiful Mind' is in final negotiations to play Harry Reems, who is Linda Lovelace's co-star in her fabled adult film 'Deep Throat'.
Adam Goldberg

Hot on the heels of 's casting for "", it is now reported that is close to land a role in a rival Linda Lovelace biopic, "". The "" actor is in final talks to star as male porn star Harry Reems in the Matthew Wilder-directed film.

According to Variety, Adam is expected to play Linda's co-star in her famous adult film "Deep Throat". Should he join the film, he will star opposite who replaced in tackling the titular role.

Based on the 1980 memoir "Ordeal: An Autobiography", which Linda wrote with Mike McGrady, "Inferno" tells the story of the adult film legend, who starred the in 1972 film "Deep Throat" and eventually became an advocate against the porn industry.

While Akerman is set to play the female lead, is cast as her abusive husband Chuck Traynor. The biopic is also supported by "" star , former porn star and "" actor .

"Inferno" is scheduled to kick off filming early February in Louisiana. The biopic is due to open in the U.S. theaters sometime in 2013.

Meanwhile, its competing film "Lovelace" has began the production since December 2011 and is expected to be released nationwide sometime this year. The rival movie has , , , , , , and lining up in the cast ensemble.

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