Justin Kelly

Justin Kelly‘s feature directorial debut, I Am Michael, starring James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Emma Roberts and executive produced by Gus Van Sant, premiered at both Sundance and Berlin in 2015 and is now on release through Brainstorm Media. His second feature, King Cobra, starring James Franco, Christian Slater, Garrett Clayton, Keegan Allen, Alicia Silverstone and Molly Ringwald, was released in fall 2016. Kelly’s upcoming film, Welcome the Stranger, has a cast including Riley Keough, Abbey Lee and Caleb Landry Jones, and he’s currently prepping JT Leroy, which will feature Kristen Stewart and James Franco. (Picture by William Anzevino.)


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Why Movies Must Tell Different Kinds of Gay Stories

By Justin Kelly | January 31, 2017

Why Movies Must Tell Different Kinds of Gay Stories

Justin Kelly, director of King Cobra and I Am Michael, on the need to move away from depicting typical LGBT characters on screen.