23 January 2012 2:00 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

[1] Normally, if a Hollywood screenwriter named a porn star as his top choice to lead a mainstream film, it would come as a bit of a surprise, but when the scribe in question is Bret Easton Ellis, it just makes so much sense. The controversial writer has tweeted that he's currently working on a "L.A. noir microbudget" movie for director Paul Schrader, and that he hopes adult film sensation James Deen will topline the cast. More details after the jump. Ellis tweeted [2] (via The Playlist [3]) last week that he was "[b]efore bed finishing film treatment for James Deen to star in. He has to act and be full-frontal naked banging girls and guys realistically." Then, over the weekend, he reiterated his desire to see Deen in his film, writing [4] "James Deen is my first choice to play Christian or Ryan in La noir micro budget Paul Schrader movie I'm writing. »

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