updated 07/31/2013 AT 9:00 AM ET
•originally published 07/31/2013 AT 12:15 PM ET
"They’re pumped … They’re excited – my parents, particularly, which is sort of perverse, but great. They’re proud of their little porn star."
Adam Brody, telling PEOPLE how his friends and family feel about his role as the late Harry Reems, star of 1972 pornographic cult classic Deep Throat, at the premiere of the biopic Lovelace, at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday night. The movie also stars Peter Sarsgaard, Sharon Stone, Chris Noth, James Franco as Hugh Hefner and Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace.
– Sydney Berger