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Thanks Mike for your reply and answer.
But since you made a very good point in your answer,I will help you help me by answer some of those questions but keep in mind that this film I want to make is still in development stages.

I wrote a movie script(not completed yet)that looks like a real Hollywood movie script or screenplay.Its a film feature film meaning that the film is a suspense thriller film that is about three hours long that involves A LOT OF NUDITY!

The reason why I would like to hire porn actors instead of regular SAG mainstream actors because it is extremely hard to find actors who are open to nudity and sex acts in film. And instead of hire regular actors to be the characters and models for body doubles, why not just hire the porn actors as the characters and go from there?

Days of shooting will be between 30-50 days, each day there will be no sex acts just nudity, there will be days where there is no nudity or sex acts just acting and all the co-stars will be porn actors as well hire from the same talent agency so they all know each other.

But it's not the nudity and sex acts that's the problem or any one should worry about,it's all the other stuff that comes with acting and movie stunts and so on, this is a real acting role.

So I guess my follow up question is, did I quote that right? Do I have to hand them a check everyday or at the end of the shoot? What exactly is a NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT RIGAMAROLE?

Thanks Mike,


Nice to hear from you again for follow-up.

I received my IMDB credit as a casting director working on The Last Act (; although not a 3-hour movie, it's a mainstream Hollywood feature that contains nudity & sex.

Absolutely a great idea! We worked together with a licensed & bonded porn talent agency ( to get the parts cast for the sexually-explicit scenes.

"I don't want to show this... I don't want to show that... bla bla bla..." porn stars fuck on camera for a living! :) Tell the SAG girls (unless they're also in the skin biz, as some SAG girls are... some are our clients, actually) to kick rocks; there's plenty of sexy & talented girls that would LOVE to show off their bodies!

And today, in 2013, this is a completely accepted practice. Maybe not in 1950, but today you hire adult film actresses to play adult parts, even in mainstream movies. ( is the ONLY major "crossover" (adult film + major mainstream) talent management Company on Earth; this is because the Company I work for (and even my own career) didn't initially work in the porn industry... we worked with mainstream Hollywood screen actors & fashion models.

So, when we opened our adult-industry division around 2006 - unlike all of the porn agents - we actually know what we're doing/talking about, when we talk about "mainstream stuff".

This means that adult film actresses under our management & guidance are going to be more capable of doing mainstream jobs than those that aren't. First, because they're around a smut + mainstream Hollywood environment... secondly, because we know where to send our girls for acting lessons, coaching, etc. We know how to educate them on what to expect on a mainstream set... expectations that will be VERY different from that on a porn set. (For example, if a 19-year-old porn model thinks the "hurry-up-and-wait" is bad on a porn set... just wait until she gets a whiff of what it's like working on a real Hollywood movie set!)

In general, yes... a check at the end of each day would work.

Non-compete agreements... I didn't realize you were working on a mainstream project at first... but regardless, some adult-film production companies will ask porn models to sign a non-compete (in other words... we'll fly you out, put you up in a hotel, and shoot you... but you're not allowed to shoot for anyone else for the next 90 days. If you do, we'll sue you). And that's why I call it rigamarole (because it's usually a bunch of B.S.).

Now if the production Company wants to pay my model $250K to have her work a few days, and then sit on her bumpkin for the next 3 months... that's fine by me (but these guys are talking very rinky-dink numbers when they ask for the non-competes).

Anyway, good luck with your project, and please remember that Licensed Models are always available for booking (

Hakuna Matata,

Mike the Talent Manager
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