Well, hey, boys! James Franco strips down to nearly nothing in the new trailer for his upcoming gay porn thriller King Cobra, which he stars in and produced.

In the clip above — which was released on Monday, September 26 — the 38-year-old actor portrays Joe, an adult-film producer who is competing to lure the talents of Brent Corrigan (played by Disney alum Garrett Clayton) away from a rival X-rated producer.

In the steamy preview, Franco and Clayton, 25, get cozy with each other and show off their hot bodies in a slew of sweat-inducing shirtless scenes.

The movie is based on the real-life murder of gay porn producer Bryan Kocis, who's embodied by Christian Slater’s Stephen. King Cobra features a star-studded cast, including nostalgic favorites such as Molly Ringwald and Alicia Silverstone.

Earlier this year, Slater, 47, and Franco opened up about playing gay characters.

"I remember when I saw Brokeback Mountain and I had such a visceral reaction to that movie, and thought, ‘Oh, my god, I could never do anything like that,'" Slater told The Hollywood Reporter back in April about the Oscar-winning movie about two gay cowboys. "And as I've gotten older, I think I have gotten less judgmental about things and hopefully a little bit more mature about these subject matters."

He added: "I've never played a homosexual before and I just didn't want to, I guess, bring any stereotypical nonsense to it, or do any kind of caricature-y type things that I've seen in other films. I just wanted to be a human being who happens to like young men."

For his part, Franco noted that tapping into Joe’s mindset wasn’t too difficult. "We could go pretty large with our characters; they are pretty ridiculous," he told Variety in April. "[Director] Justin Kelly calls them GTL — gym, tan, laundry — kind of guys. That's all they do: go to the gym, tan and do their laundry."

Watch the video above. King Cobra hits theaters Friday, October 21.

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