12.19.121:00 PM ET

Don't know James Deen, the adult-film megastar, yet? You will a year from now: not only is he the focus of an upcoming reality series, he's also starring in Bret Easton Ellis' new thriller. We sat down with the 26-year-old to chat about his, er, softer side. Produced by Jessica Bennett and Sky Dylan-Robbins; interviewed by Amanda Hess.