LOS ANGELES — Brad Armstrong’s Wicked Pictures film "Countdown" earned a Best Epic nomination from the X-Rated Critics Organization.
Marcus London’s "Spartacus MMXII: The Beginning" (produced by London Gunn Films and Miko Lee Productions and distributed by Wicked) was honored with the same accolade.
Armstrong and London also received Best Director (Parody) nominations for "Spartacus MMXII: The Beginning" and Armstrong’s "Men In Black: A Hardcore Parody."
Armstrong’s spoof also earned Best Parody (Comedy), while the overall quality of his output for the year was recognized in the Best Director (Features) category.
Turning to performances, XRCO honored Marcus London with a Best Actor nomination for his work in "Spartacus MMXII: The Beginning’s" title role, while Xander Corvus was similarly rewarded for his appearance in Armstrong’s "Craving II."
In other highlights, the organization rewarded jessica drake’s sexual wellness outreach and consistently high pop culture visibility with a Mainstream Adult Media Favorite nomination.
Wicked contract director Jonathan Morgan’s body of work earned the veteran filmmaker an induction into the XRCO Hall of Fame’s class of 2013.
Wicked Pictures congratulates all the nominees. Winners will be announced at the 29th Annual XRCO Awards.
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