“It was the most profitable movie ever made, and also the most litigious,” he says. Due out in February, the documentary may be the first NC-17 movie released by a major studio in years. “I can’t wait to see how people react to it,” Grazer says. If they hate it? Well, it’s nice to have Tom Hanks and “The Da Vinci Code” to fall back on.
Even though Brian Grazer and Ron Howard and their Imagine Films are currently casting The Da Vinci Code, now that they’ve secured Tom Hanks for the lead, and are finishing up the Russell Crowe boxing drama The Cinderella Man, and are enjoying the successes of Friday Night Lights and the TV sleeper Arrested Development, Newsweek via msnbc.msn reports that Grazer still is the “most keen” about his participation in Inside Deep Throat, the Imagine Films-World of Wonder documentary about Linda Lovelace and that ’70s skinflick.