There are 470 articles currently logged by Google relating to reports that troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has signed on to play porno actress Linda Lovelace (whose real name was Linda Boreman) in an independent film, “Inferno.” One blog even claims Lohan has risked jail to promote this non-existent film. But right now “Inferno” has at least one major obstacle: Raymond Pistol.
Among the things that pornography kept when Boreman left the industry was her famous pseudonym. The name Linda Lovelace is currently owned by Arrow Productions, a company based here in the Las Vegas Valley, which also owns Deep Throat.
I just spoke to Arrow’s owner, Raymond Pistol. According to Pistol, “There is no way you can make a film about Linda Boreman and sex and not go through me.” Pistol notes that the creators of “Inferno” have not made any deal with him yet for the rights to the name Linda Lovelace or to the title “Deep Throat.” In fact, all of the press about Lohan and the film alerted Pistol to “Inferno,” and his representatives have since reached out to the proposed films’ producers. Pistol says that negotiations are ongoing.