Director of anti-Islamic film is softcore porn maker

The director of the anti-Islamic film that has angered over 20 Muslim countries is actually a softcore porn filmmaker named Alan Roberts.

hidden September 16, 2012 11:50:28 IST
Director of anti-Islamic film is softcore porn maker

Fury about the film, Innocence of Muslims, produced in California, swept across the Middle East after Friday prayers, with protesters attacking US embassies. On 11 September an attack on the US Consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi killed the US ambassador and three other Americans in related violence.

An Yemen-based branch of Al Qaeda urged Muslims on Saturday to step up protests and kill US diplomats in Muslim countries calling the film another chapter in the "crusader wars" against Islam.

Director of antiIslamic film is softcore porn maker

Anti US protests across Middle East. Courtesy: Facebook

At least 17 people have been killed since Tuesday in the violence, which prompted Washington to send troops to bolster security at its missions.

As the US government deals with the outrage and anger of Muslim countries, according to a recent report by Gawker.com the director of Innocence of Muslims is a 65-year-old softcore porn director named Alan Roberts.

This man has several soft porn titles to his credit like Young Lady Chatterly, The Sexpert and The Happy Hooker Goes to Hollywood, the third film in the Happy Hooker trilogy.  Alan also tried to make it as a film editor but despite 28 editing credits he never really became part of a big project.

The website also claimed that Roberts’ real name is Robert Brownell, who according to documents paid for some pre-production services for the film.

How Roberts came on board or whether he knew the anti-Islamic nature of the film  is still unclear like most things about the film. Previously, an actress in the film, who declined to be named because her family feared for her life, said that she had been paid a sum of $500 for a few days work in what had been presented to her as a “action adventure set two thousand odd years in the past”. The working title of the film as seen on her script, read “Desert Warrior”.

She further presented her script as proof that the Prophet Muhammed had not been explicitly named in her script. Instead his lines had been attributed to a character named “George”, who was also referred to as “Master George”.

The producer of the film Sam Bacile alias Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, was interviewed by federal officers on Saturday.

With inputs from agencies

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