The performer - who came to prominence in medical drama ER - was
sent the script for the unidentified project after publicly stating
she wanted her next protect to be diametrically opposite to the hit
legal drama The Good Wife, in which she currently appears.
She told The Hollywood Reporter: "I love the role I play, and I
work 10 months out of the year, so the 10 weeks I have off - it's
just not worth it to me to do another project. There's been some
interesting offers this year because I said, 'Well, if I do
anything, it should be really opposite of what I do' - and I got
offered a porn movie!"
Margulies turned down the role, which she clarified was simply
raunchy rather than pornopgraphic, because of her three year-old
She added: "It's not a porn. James Franco is doing it and
attracting all these people. But I was like, ultimately: 'I'm a
lesbian porn star going down on women? I can't. I have a child.
That's what's being offered to me? I think I'll just keep my day
"It wasn't that I was insulted by it. I was actually thrilled by