A kind reader tipped us off to a listing on Backpage.com that asks for publicly recognized actors, one male and one female, to audition for a film that includes unsimulated sex. You know what that means? We could have another “Shortbus,” “Ken Park, “9 Songs,” or “Shame” on our hands!
Here’s the full listing:
Independent (non-SAG)Las Vegas-based film production company seeking brave actress and actor with public name recognition for a project scheduled to begin shooting in 3-5 months. The roles will require the performance of graphic, unsimulated sex, but this is not porn, so no pros, please. Above-title credit guaranteed. Replies will be confidential. Actress will be paid $20,000, actor will be paid $10,000. All travel, lodging and incidental costs will be paid. Please respond with resume and head shot.
Salary/Wage: Actress – $20,000 / Actor – $10,000
• Location: Los Angeles, Las Vegas
We’ve talked about unsimulated sex in mainstream films before (in fact, we talked about a bunch of different examples when Lars Von Trier announced “Nymphomaniac”), but hey, we never mind talking about it more! Reminisce with us. We’ve seen French films and German films with unsimulated sex, we’ve seen Donald Sutherland (possibly) have sex with Julie Christie on film, and whenever we feel like firing up the ol’ Netflix machine, we can go see “Caligula” (although some people say this shouldn’t count since Guccione allegedly shoehorned extra porn into that film at the last minute).
Anyway, we’re curious to see if anything big and fancy becomes of this Backpage post. Which big actors will get freaky for the cameras?
· Via Backpage (losangeles.backpage.com)
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