Born to Be Star: Stephen Dorff as Porn Idol

April 23, 2009–Stephen Dorff will play the lead in the porn industry comedy “Born to Be a Star” for Sony Pictures Adam Sandler co-wrote the screenplay and is producing.  The tale centers on a small-town Midwestern nerd (Nick Swardson) who discovers his parents were famous porn stars.

 

Allen Covert and Swardson also penned the script, in which Dorff will play “Dick Shadow,” a legendary porn star, and Christina Ricci  Swardson's girlfriend.

Sony acquired Tom Brady's film as a negative pickup. Sandler's partner Jack Giarraputo is also producing, alongside Covert and Barry Bernardi.