Tony Aziz is one of the actual Arabs in this movie -- he was born in Lebanon and came to the US when he was five years old. We asked him about his experiences not only as a Middle Eastern porn actor, but his scene with Dominic.
Q: You are one of the actual middle eastern men who appear in this movie. Tell us about your heritage and how you ended up in San Francisco doing porn.
TA: Well I am of Lebanese decent, I was born in Lebanon in 79 during the beginning of the Lebanese Civil War. I moved to the US at the age of 5. I have to say I come from a very loving and supportive family. I wanted to do work in front of the camera. Did the modeling thing on the side. Worked in HIV prevention and counsling. Came out of a long term relathionship where I did not do porn or even watch it because my ex was not ok with it. When we broke up I was like why not do what I have always wanted to try? So why not combine my love of sex with entertainment? Steve Cruz and Leif Gobo approached me at a photo shoot for Joe Oppedisano. The rest has been a wonderful learning and growing experience. Meeting great people and having lots of fun.
Q: When Chris Ward approached you about doing an Arabian themed movie, what were your thoughts?
TA: Well my first thought was, FUCK YES... Then I started to think about how it might be percived by people in the gay arab communities. If I was going to be looked at as a sell out or token. The truth of it is, porn is always a fantasy and the work Chris Ward and the rest of the Directors and crew from Raging Stallions is amazing and thoughtful. I remember watching Arabesque and thinking I wish there where more men that where actually of Arab desent. So I was very happy to bring real arab to the set.
Q: You have a pretty spectacular scene in your pairing with Dominic Pacifico -- I hear that it may very well be one of the highpoints of the film. What was it like shooting this?
TA: I loved all of my scenes, the scene with Dominic was very hot. We where in all sorts of compromising postions. The set looked great and we had fun fucking all over. It was hot and sweaty.... Yummmmm just thinking about it gave me a raging hard on.
Q: Chris Ward directed the first half of the movie, and Ben Leon directed part two. You got to be in both parts! What was it like working with these two directors? How are they different?
TA: It was a great honor to work with these two great guys. They are both amazing at what they do. I think what really makes them so successful is how great they are with tuning in to their models and working with them. I look forward to working with them again. Tony Dimarco also directed two scenes I was in that will be released later. I really felt spoiled working with such amazing talent.
Q: Ben directed you in the huge orgy scene which ends the film. What is it like working with five or six guys together in a sex scene?
TA: I loved it!! It was so HOTTTTT! A group of sexy men having sex is a dream cum true... Ben was fun to work with and I have to say the orgy scene is one of my favorites I have shot.
Q: What is next? Any new projects?
TA: Much more to cum... New projects some stuff is in the works with Massive studios and a few other things.
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