Watch: James Franco & Ashley Hinshaw in Porn Drama 'Cherry' Trailer
"That's an awful lot of money for lying around in your underwear." A new trailer for an indie drama called Cherry, starring Ashley Hinshaw (last seen in Chronicle as the girl), about the sex industry has popped up online via The Playlist. I haven't heard of this before, but it just premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and co-stars James Franco, Heather Graham and Dev Patel in a drama that seems to show workin' in the porn industry ain't that easy after all. Alas, it's not a great trailer, but it is a good introduction to this indie flick. If you're interested based on the title, cast and image alone, then you've just got to take a look anyway.
Watch the first official trailer for Stephen Elliott's Cherry, embedded via YouTube:
A drama centered on a troubled young 18-year-old girl named Angelina (Ashley Hinshaw) who moves to San Francisco, where she gets involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer.
Cherry is written & directed by first-time filmmaker Stephen Elliott, a former sex worker who is also the author of seven books. The screenplay was written by Stephen Elliott and Lorelei Lee, a porn performer who is also a writer and lecturer at New York University. This indie just premiered at the Berlin Film Festival this month to mixed reviews, but is still looking for a US distributor, as far as we know. Anyone interested?
Reader Feedback - 10 Comments
"I exist". Best part of the trailer...
Isildur_of_Numenor on Feb 20, 2012
Bcopes11 on Feb 20, 2012
This trailer shows nothing interesting. I think I'd rather watch the far superior Boogie Nights for the umpteenth time.
Dangerous Don Danger on Feb 20, 2012
Porn Movie without porn... whats next? Actionmovie without Action? Spiderman Movie without Spiderman? 🙂 well, yes its a drama...
Blogzon on Feb 20, 2012
I watched the film on the International Film Festival Berin. It was not as terrible as the trailer might suggest. Dev Patel and James Franco have smaller roles, but the leading lady is quite good. There is a little bit of porn in this "how to become a porn star"-movie. it was entertained, but obviously it is no oscar contender 😉
filmtogo on Feb 20, 2012
filmtogo, if it isn't too much hassle can you send me the details of Miss Hinshaw nude scenes or the script outlie. My 17-years old daughter is a fan of her since Chronicle and aspires to be a model like Ashley after graduation. Just worried and wondering if the nudity is explicit. This is my e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Gphan7 on Mar 3, 2012
Looks really lame.
M.K. Nielsen on Feb 20, 2012
Looks really boring
Mithun Divakaran on Feb 21, 2012
This movie does not look like it has ANY layers. It just looks like a completely bland un-interesting version of boogie nights but with a female lead instead of marky marks hammer. thumbs down
Bombadeer on Feb 23, 2012
Elliot was a sex worker? Really? Pfft....i doubt that.
Fantasyoffefe on May 24, 2012
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