James Deen as a mainstream actor?

Sammi Sammi
James Deen will be in 'The Canyons', with Lindsay Lohan, later this year. He's also going to be playing D. B. Cooper in the upcoming film 'Novel', which sounds pretty interesting (I've always found the D. B. Cooper story fascinating). The teaser/trailer is here.

Do you think he'll be successful, and start doing more mainstream work? Or do you think he should stay in porn?
Answers (public voting - your screen name will appear in the results):
I think he's great, and should do more mainstream movies
I'm indifferent - I can take him or leave him in either
Gunsmoke , eri86 , BrittaniMaree , PeaceToTheMiddleEast , Gone (LD29) , Cindi025 , apple4me
7  (39%)
He should do both
Ansley , Cosmonaut , GONE! , Gdom , SelectZen , llellsee
6  (33%)
He should stay in porn
doowop , pplon4
2  (11%)
Other
spiced , Allstars316 , TransMarc
3  (17%)
Total votes: 18
Poll is closed
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spiced spiced
I'll reserve judgement until I see him in those films. My wife and I are both fascinated by the DB Cooper story, so we'll almost certainly catch that one. I like Deen's work in porn. He has an easy grace that COULD translate well to mainstream acting, but it's a whole different ballgame (no pun intended!).
04/11/2013
Allstars316 Allstars316
I think I have to wait and see how he does in the movie. Too early to tell.
04/11/2013
TransMarc TransMarc
Don't know this guy, thought it was about James Dean!
04/11/2013
Ansley Ansley
Just cause I'm an uber fangirl and all that, I think he should do both.
04/11/2013
BrittaniMaree BrittaniMaree
indifferent
04/11/2013
Cosmonaut Cosmonaut
Why not do both. =)
04/11/2013
GONE! GONE!
He's cute and funny and great in bed soooo... YES PLEASE.
04/13/2013
1001 Pleasures 1001 Pleasures
I doubt his acting skills will blow anyone away, but hopefully he will include lots of full frontal nude scenes.
04/13/2013
pplon4 pplon4
He'll do great!
04/16/2013
apple4me apple4me
I'm going to have to wait and seen before I pass judgment, but I really want him to do well.
04/25/2013
Gdom Gdom
I'm cool with him doing both.
04/25/2013
SelectZen SelectZen
I may be biased because my wife is into him and so speaks highly of his acting skills but I think he could make it if given the chance.
04/25/2013
llellsee llellsee
I've seen him say in interviews that he hasn't been taken too seriously on set so I hope he does get more respect in future projects.

I know porn acting isn't exactly comparable with other acting but his SAS (sexandsubmission) acting is some of the best I've seen in porn
04/25/2013
Total posts: 14
Unique posters: 14