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Sarah Jessica Parker Officially Picked to Replace Demi Moore in 'Lovelace'

January 28, 2012 (1:41 am) GMT
The 'Sex and the City' actress has been cast to take over Moore's role as feminist icon Gloria Steinem in the Linda Lovelace biopic project.

"" has found a new actress to take over 's role as feminist activist Gloria Steinem. Entertainment Weekly has broken the news that the estranged wife of will be replaced by none other than "" star .

Previously, Us Weekly suggested that the producers were eyeing "" actress to tackle the part. However, the report was debunked as Parker officially signed on to the project on Friday, January 27. She is scheduled to begin filming on Monday.

By joining the biopic project, the "" actress is set to star opposite , , , , , , and among other notable stars.

Parker's character, Steinem, was the founder of Ms. Magazine, which published the infamous article "The Real Linda Lovelace" that revealed Linda's relationship with her abusive husband Chuck Traynor. She also wrote "Out of Bondage", an introduction for Linda's 1986 memoir.

On Tuesday, January 24, Demi Moore's representative confirmed that the actress decided to exit the Linda Lovelace biopic. The decision was made following her headline-grabber hospitalization on Monday night. Her rep explained that Moore has chosen to "seek professional assistance to treat her exhaustion and improve her overall health."

"Lovelace", which has begun filming in Los Angeles since December 2011, centers on the life of iconic porn star Linda Lovelace. She was just a schoolgirl in Florida before she met and married Chuck, who transformed her as the world's most famous adult film star. Helming the anticipated movie are filmmaker duo Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman.

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