Monday, May 14, 2012

Journey to Italy: the production diary p4

Upon wrapping production, Derek and I visited with George Duroy in Bratislava. Derek had long been a BelAmi fan and I was happy to introduce him to the boys. Sexy Ion Dovidov took Derek out to the clubs and director/producer George Duroy gave him a taste of Czech hospitality, showing him around Prague. Fast forward to Journey's release: the great expectations led to extra-ordinary visibility, especially in Italy: magazine covers, posters, full-page ads, TV and radio interviews... I didn't waste any time and began a second round of casting calls for Journey 2. I flew Derek back to Italy for the first gay porn star appearance on stage in an Italian club and at the Misex, Milan's yearly trade show. News of Derek and the upcoming castings were everywhere --from the main papers (LaRepubblica) to the gay press. With the glamor and the excitement I haven't seen since. Pictured here, super star Derek Cameron in his "Journey" days.

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