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Amanda Seyfried scared by Lovelace violence

Amanda Seyfried scared by Lovelace violence

Jul 22 2013, 5:40am CDT | by Bang Movies

Amanda Seyfried was frightened by the ''harrowing'' violent scenes in 'Lovelace'. The actress plays 1970s pornstar Linda Lovelace in the forthcoming biopic, and while she insists the nudity in the...

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Amanda Seyfried scared by Lovelace violence

Jul 22 2013, 5:40am CDT | by Bang Movies

Amanda Seyfried was frightened by the ''harrowing'' violent scenes in 'Lovelace'.

The actress plays 1970s pornstar Linda Lovelace in the forthcoming biopic, and while she insists the nudity in the sexually-explicit movie did not faze her, she was terrified by the domestic violence involving her character.

Amanda told the Daily Mirror newspaper: ''It was a risky role to play, I suppose, but the nudity didn't scare me. I was more afraid of some of the violence and beatings she suffered, but she was a courageous woman and I've never been so affected by a role as I was by this.

''The story of Linda Lovelace's life is a very dark place to go. We couldn't show half of what she went through, although our film is still a pretty harrowing experience.''

The role makes a drastic change for Amanda - who played innocent beauty Karen Smith in 2004 comedy movie 'Mean Girls' - but she admits the part is her ''most rewarding experience'' in her career.

She added: ''In the past, I have had difficulty exposing my sensual side and feeling very shy and awkward about that side of me. But I've matured a lot over the last few years and it's a different world for me now. I think my self-image has improved a lot and I'm more at ease with who I am.

''But it was the most intense and rewarding experience I've ever had on a film.''

Despite the change of role, Amanda insists it was hard to bounce back from such a ''dark'' place.

She explained: ''I felt like I was detoxing for a few weeks after getting caught up in her world. It was a tough shoot but that's what I was looking for. I've played in several romantic kinds of movies but I've always been looking for darker roles.''

The film - which is due for release in August - tells the story of Linda being forced into porn by her violent ex-manager before becoming a feminist and anti-porn campaigner.

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Nicholas Sparks Reveals His Favorite Scenes From His Own Movies

Sep 16 2014 10:35am CDT | Source: movie pilot

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New TED 2 Image Promises More Flash Gordon

Sep 12 2014 4:55pm CDT | Source: Collider

While Seth MacFarlane’s second feature directorial effort, A Million Ways to Die in the West, was a bit of a bust at the box office, it’s likely that his third film will do just fine.  The Family Guy creator is currently in production on the comedy sequel Ted 2, and considering the R-rated first film made over $500 million at the worldwide box office, it’s safe to assume that interest is high for the follow-up.  We sti ...
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First Look at ‘Ted 2′ Features More Flash Gordon

Sep 12 2014 4:30pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

A lot of things about Seth MacFarlane‘s 2012 film Ted could be considered a surprise. The fact it was such a huge hit for one. Ted grossed $218 million domestic against a budget of $50 million and became one of the top 10 highest grossing R rated comedies of all time. Personally though, the biggest surprise was the way MacFarlane used Flash Gordon in the film. Both Ted and Mark Wahlberg’s character, John, were fans ...
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Morgan Freeman signs on for Ted 2

Sep 11 2014 12:00am CDT | Source: Total Film

Ted 2 looks to have added a little gravitas to its ensemble, with the news that Morgan Freeman has agreed to join the comedy sequel. Freeman will apparently play a civil rights lawyer, who comes to Ted’s rescue when the foul-mouthed bear finds himself experiencing some legal difficulties. Not much else has been revealed about the plot as yet, although we do know that Mark Wahlberg will be returning as Ted’s human buddy, John Bennett. He’ll be joined by Aman ...
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Morgan Freeman Joins ‘Ted 2′ in Key Role

Sep 10 2014 4:29pm CDT | Source: screen rant

It came as no surprise when Universal announced that Ted, Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy comedy about a sentient teddy bear who grows up alongside his owner, was going to get a sequel. Despite its R rating, the first movie ended up grossing nearly $550 million at the worldwide box office and scored enough laughs to earn a generally positive critical response. The foul-mouthed bear will return in Ted 2, set for release in summer 201 ...
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Ted 2: Morgan Freeman Joins the Cast!

Sep 10 2014 1:58pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Recently we ran a story about how a few fan favorite characters from Ted were returning for Ted 2. Today we have news that is just this side of awesome. Oscar winner Morgan Freeman has joined the cast of the Seth MacFarlane follow-up to the movie that gave us those killer Ted quotes. Freeman is set to star as a famous civil rights lawyer, who actually defends Ted when the foul-mouthed teddy bear has his rights infringed. It should be a compelling (and hilarious) storyline as we all know ...
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Morgan Freeman Joins ‘Ted 2′

Sep 10 2014 1:46pm CDT | Source: slash film

Morgan Freeman is following up Dolphin Tale 2 with another sequel about an adorable animal — or at least, an adorable-looking, animal-shaped creature. Freeman has just signed on for Ted 2, joining Seth MacFarlane (who voices Ted and also directs), Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried, and Patrick Warburton. Hit the jump to find out how Freeman fits into the story. According to Variety, Freeman will play ...
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William Shatner May Be in Ted 2

Jul 29 2014 11:39am CDT | Source: ign

Star Trek icon William Shatner will reportedly appear in Seth MacFarlane's comedy sequel Ted 2. According to the Boston Herald, Shatner will play himself in the follow-up to the highest-grossing R-rated original comedy film. In Ted 2, Shatner will be at a convention answering questions about his role as T.J. Hooker, but people won't stop bringing up Star Trek in the process. Shatner won't be the only new cast addition if the report pans out, ...
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