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Hugh Hefner biopic in the works

Everyone’s favourite elderly lothario Hugh Hefner is set to be the subject of a new biopic at Warner Bros, Deadline reports. Jerry Weintraub will produce the film, focusing on Hefner’s founding of Playboy magazine, and how he became “godfather of the sexual revolution” and used the magazine “to champion civil rights and free speech” (Deadline’s […]

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James Franco in talks to play Hugh Hefner

James Franco might cameo as Playboy founder and generally creepy person Hugh Hefner in the upcoming Linda Lovelace biopic Lovelace. According to Variety, Franco is merely in talks for the part, though it helps directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman had previously recruited him to play Allen Ginsberg in their indie drama Howl. Amanda Seyfried […]

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