Via Crime Watch Daily: Joseph Kerekes, the man at the center of the Cobra Video murder case that is now the subject of the James Franco starrer King Cobra, has granted a prison interview and phone interviews to WTKR in Virginia, in which he speaks candidly (if briefly) about the film and the events that led to his imprisonment.
Kerekes and lover Harlow Cuadra murdered Cobra Video CEO Bryan Kocis (pictured) and set fire to his home in order to conceal their crime. They did it believing that with Kocis out of the way, his exclusive contract with rising-star porn actor Brent Corrigan would be null and void, freeing him up to work with the killers and earn them millions. Instead of millions, the men earned life in prison without the possibility of parole.
So desperate and delusional and sad all the way around.
The video here contains audio of Kerekes (as well as an awkward assertion by the reporter that when he first turned to prostitution, he was “selling himself for sex”—oops!) and more details of his life, including his years as a teen minister, rage-killed army dude and, eventually, highly successful escort.
Kerekes raves about the accuracy of the King Cobra film (which Variety said “lapses into outright caricature” courtesy of Franco's performance as Kerekes), calling it: