Sign in. Watch now. On Manhattan's gilded Upper East Side, a young gay painter is torn between an obsession with his infamous socialite best friend and a promising new romance with an older foreign concert pianist. Based on the fascinating true-life story of Michael Glatze, a gay activist who becomes a Christian pastor after identifying as a heterosexual. A Brooklyn teenager spends his days experimenting with drugs and looking online for older men to meet with. Ned and Conor are forced to share a bedroom at their boarding school.
Watch The Trailer For James Franco's New Gay Porn Nightmare Odyssey "King Cobra"
Watch The Trailer For James Franco's Gay Porn Thriller "King Cobra" - PAPER
Luckily for film-maker Justin Kelly, Franco is at his brazen best in the dark gay porn saga King Cobra. The film reunites the star with the director of I Am Michael for another gay-themed narrative based on real events. That, however, is where the similarities end. In I Am Michael, Franco played a gay activist who declared himself straight after becoming religious. King Cobra finds Franco in supporting mode, in service of a ripped-from-the-headlines drama covering the crazy tale behind the early rise of gay porn star Brent Corrigan. Introducing himself as Brent Corrigan, Lockhart proceeds to masturbate on camera.
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Inspired by a true story, Slater stars as Stephen, a gay porn producer behind the company King Cobra, who takes on a new star, Brent Corrigan Garrett Clayton. When Corrigan wants out of his contract, Stephen refuses. Kelly knew it wouldn't be easy to make a film about gay porn, and credits Franco with getting the movie off the ground.
King Cobra is a American biographical film about the life and early career of Brent Corrigan. Stoner and Peter A. The film centers on the murder of gay pornography producer Bryan Kocis named "Stephen" in the film, played by Christian Slater , who operates from his suburban house. Stephen turns 'Brent', a wannabe underage adult performer, into a gay pornstar.