A newly single DEMI MOORE is back at work. ASHTON KUTCHER‘s estranged wife is set to star in her first movie since filing for divorce from her allegedly cheating husband.

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Demi has just signed on to join the cast of “Lovelace,” the long-planned biopic of 70′s porn star, Linda Lovelace of “Deep Throat” fame. Demi will be playing the iconic feminist Gloria Steinem, together with an all-star cast that includes Amanda Seyfried as Lovelace, Adam Brody, Eric Roberts, Peter Saarsgard, and James Franco, who’ll star as the younger Hugh Hefner

Demi getting into this much-talked about and controversial biopic is a good thing, because once her divorce from Ashton‘s been finalized, she’ll need all the star power she can get to stand on her own.

Remember, during her six-year marriage to the new “Two and A Half Men” star, Demi sort of shunted herself out to the sidelines to allow her spouse to shine.

We guess that time is over now, and the 49-year-old Demi needs to find her footing in Hollywood again as a force to be reckoned with…and not just as a younger, more popular man’s wife.

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