Friday, June 24, 2016

Outfest Los Angeles Screening

James Franco and writer-director Justin Kelly return to Outfest Los Angeles with another sure-to-be-talked-about film based on our book "Cobra Killer". When a small-time porn producer discovers gay adult superstar Brent Corrigan (played by Disney Channel alum Garrett Clayton), two would-be competitors turn to violence as they fight over the future of his career. The all-star ensemble also includes Franco, Christian Slater, Keegan Allen, Molly Ringwald and Alicia Silverstone. Producers Scott Levenson and Jordan Yale Levine present this powerful ripped-from-the-headlines drama exploring real-life greed and obsession.

"King Cobra" will be screening on July 16th as a special centerpiece film at 9:30 pm!

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Cobra Killer Mentioned on WTKR NewsChannel 3

WTKR NewsChannel 3, a local CBS Affiliate for Hampton Roads, Virginia, aired a special report about Cobra Killer Wednesday evening. Convicted murderer Joseph Kerekes and co-author Peter A. Conway were interviewed for the story.

You can read the complete story here.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Another Great Cobra Killer Book Mention

"The story itself is intriguing, and should you want to know more, there's a book - Cobra Killer: Gay Porn, Murder, and the Manhunt to Bring the Killers to Justice - about the events."

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Monday, April 18, 2016

James Franco’s Gay Porn Project ‘King Cobra’ Premieres at Tribeca

“I was like ‘Justin, come on man, you’ve been sitting around for a year and a half or more,'” Franco said. “You’ve got to just do something. What do you want to do?”

They landed on the true-crime story based on the book “Cobra Killer: Gay Porn, Murder, and the Manhunt to Bring the Killers to Justice,” by Peter A. Conway and Andrew E. Stoner, and a film that feels like “Place Beyond the Pines” meets “Spring Breakers.”

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Friday, April 8, 2016

Pornography. Murder. James Franco.

Pornography. Greed. Murder. Arson. Those are the ingredients, in order, of a Sacramento State professor’s riveting true crime book that is being turned into a film produced by and starring the sexually enigmatic James Franco.

Andrew Stoner, a professor of communication studies at Sac State, co-authored the book with Peter Conway in 2012: “Cobra Killer: Gay Porn, Murder and the Manhunt to Bring the Killers to Justice.”

The film, “King Cobra,” will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York and has an impressive cast, including ‘80s heartthrobs Christian Slater, playing the murder victim, and Molly Ringwald. The film will also screen in June at the San Francisco international LGBTQ film festival, Frameline. A wider theatrical release is yet to be determined.

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