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VIVID STUDIO INSIDER FOR DECEMBER 9, 2011
MARCI HIRSCH INTERVIEWED BY FRENCH TELEVISION – Correspondent Thierry Vivier of the French television network France 5 interviewed Vivid vice president Marci Hirsch last week. She responded to questions about changes in the adult industry from her perspective as head of Vivid’s international sales operations. She discussed the evolution of the industry from the VHS to DVD, HD, 3D and beyond, and the more recent growth of the adult presence on the web and Vivid for Google TV. She also talked about how Vivid has become the world’s leading adult film studio, producing more movies and archiving more movies than any other company.
DEBUTS ONLINE – An unusual love story called The Threewayhas been launched online at vivid.com and will be in stores THE THREEWAY across the country on Tues., Dec.20th. Written and directed by the award-winning David Stanley, The Threeway stars Skin Diamond, Asphyxia Noir and Xander Corvus. The movies storyline follows a young, married' lesbian couple who run a successful tattoo shop in L.A. The two women clearly love each other but only two years into their marriage, it 's already showing strain. Something has gone stale, and they try a threeway sexual encounter to try to rescue the relationship. This, in turn, solves some issues between the two women and opens up a new and exciting path that sets them free to love each other more than they ever have before. Says writer-director David Stanley: "I'm not suggesting that a threeway can solve the problems many couples may be having in their marriage. Apparently a third person causes the couple to examine their issues in a new and more objective way."
VIVID HAS STRONG AVN AWARD NOMINATION LINEUP – As usual, Vivid is represented by a strong lineup of nominations for AVN Awards, the annual show taking place Saturday, January 21 at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las in Vegas. As AVN reported: “Vivid Entertainment dominated the (Parody and Best Celebrity Sex Tape categories) with six contenders from its Vivid Celeb line … Vivid founder Steven Hirsch also received special recognition of his own in another brand-new category, the AVN Visionary Award, honoring him for his singular achievement in bringing adult into the mainstream sphere.” In discussing the fact that Axel Braun has again been nominated as Director of the Year AVN said: “The reigning victor in the (Director of the Year) category, parody king Axel Braun, had arguably an even better year this time around, with his Vivid release Spider-Man XXX: A Porn Parody up 16 nominations, the Axel racking Braun Productions title Elvis XXX: A Porn Parody (distributed by Vivid) scoring nine…just to name a few.” Among other nomination highlights: Allie Haze Capri Anderson and Sunny, Leone are all vying for Crossover Star of the Year and Vivid.com is up for both Best Studio Website and Best Subscription Website.
ALLIE HAZE BLOGS TRUE SEX – Vivid Girl Allie Haze has begun blogging for XCritic.com as part of its Porn Star Blog team. Says XCritic in introducing the new feature: “In her first blog, entitled appropriately enough", "Allie Haze True Sex Allie gives a blow by blow description of her favorite scene from the movie. Haze: True Sex snagged a Highly Recommended rating (from XCritic) and shows just how much promise this amazing performer has.” Allie blogs: “My first Vivid release is finally here. This movie is my favorite one so far. It has my first Gang Bang and a cream pie in it. Along with a sexy g/g/g pool scene with some under water action! I got to get involved in the whole development of a movie from start to finish.” Allie then goes into very specific detail about how she made one of the scenes. Finishing the narration she comments, “Mmmmmm I think I need to go please myself just thinking about all this again!”
DIE-SCREAMING CLAIMS SCOOP ON CASTING – The popular comic book fanzine Die-Screaming says it knows who will star in the upcoming X-Men XXX: A Porn Parody and Wolverine XXX: A Porn Parody movies to be directed by Axel Braun. According to Dan C., who writes for the site: “We are starting to get word about who the acclaimed director has selected to play some of the most anticipated roles in these movies. Both porn and comic book fans were eager to learn who would be bringing these characters to life in what will surely be two of the biggest porn releases of 2012. Anyway, here’s what we know so far … Andy San
Dimas has died her hair red to play the role of Jean Grey … Taking on what is probably the biggest role in both films, porn legend Tommy Gunn will be growing his hair out and playing the role of Wolverine ... First she landed the role of Princess Leia in the upcoming Star Wars XXX: A Porn Parody, now we learn that Allie Haze will be playing the role of Rouge. At this rate, Ms. Haze will be the cover girl for comic geek wet dreams in no time at all … Who better to play the wild haired, hulking Sabretooth than Evan Stone? … Speaking of roles that just make sense, Aiden Ashley will be taking on the role of Domino.” Note: There is no word yet from Axel on his casting choices. Disclaimer: “X-Men XXX: A Porn Parody” and “Wolverine XXX: A Porn Parody” are being produced as parody movies. The videos are not sponsored, endorsed by or affiliated with Marvel Characters, Inc. or any other person or entity affiliated with Marvel Characters, Inc or any other person or entity claiming rights to the name X-Men or Wolverine.
CHYNA HOSTS VIVID NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY AT ECCO ULTRA LOUNGE – Former pro-wrestler turned Vivid Entertainment star Chyna will host a sexy New Year's Eve party at Ecco Ultra Lounge 1640 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood. Chyna, who was known as the "Ninth Wonder of the World" in her professional wrestling days has invited a bevy of adult superstars to meet and greet guests and pose for snapshots at the open-to-the- public party, which starts at 9pm and goes to 4am (guests must be 21 years of age and up). Vivid Vodka is sponsoring the bash and providing a free sample tasting of the hottest new super premium drink. Says Chyna: “Ecco Ultra is hands down the hottest club in LA this year and I know this will be the sexiest and most exciting party. Everyone will have a great time, especially me and the girls. This has been a great year for me and I know my loyal wrestling fans have had a lot to do with making my Vivid movie such a hit. I can't wait to celebrate at Ecco and dance my butt off." The chic club, known for great dance music and sexy house vibes for the party crowd, will celebrate its fourth anniversary at the event. The Vivid/Chyna party will rock with top DJs Mark Lewis , Armen, Anthony Shah Angeline, BlackLiouid and, Gago in the main room and mashup/hip hop music with DJ Skyler in the outdoor tent.
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