Release Date Set For 'The Submission Of Emma Marx—Exposed'

CHATSWORTH, Calif.—

has set a Jan. 25 release date for The Submission of Emma Marx—Exposed, the third and final chapter in its acclaimed BDSM love story from multi-award winning writer and director Jacky St. James.

"Emma Marx has meant so much to me as a director; it's a career defining series that has been rewarding to create and challenging to execute, inspiring and demanding of the best from myself, my crew, and our talent," Jacky St. James said. "To soon have it released for people to see is exciting and a little scary, but I think fans of this story will be pleased with Emma's journey."

The Submission of Emma Marx—Exposed closes the book on one of adult cinema's most enthralling and complicated love stories. Leads Penny Pax and Richie Calhoun reprise their roles as Emma Marx and William Frederick, an unconventional couple living an intense and contractual BDSM relationship. The new sequel finds Emma faced with unexpected challenges that force her to question the ties she has known.

Riley Reid is back in her award-winning role as Emma's bubbly sister Nadia, with Van Wylde returning as her loving husband Ray. Sara Luvv cameos once again as William's former submissive and performs in a scene with series newcomer Samantha Hayes. Rounding out the cast, and also new to the films, are Aidra Fox and Ryan Driller.

The Submission of Emma Marx released in 2013 to big sales and critical acclaim, winning Best BDSM Release at the 2014 AVN Awards. The film was named Steamiest Romantic Movie at the 2014 Feminist Porn Awards and took top honors at the 2014 XRCO Awards for Best Release, Best Director - Features, and Best Actor. It is also featured in the Showtime documentary, X-Rated: The Greatest Adult Movies of All Time.

This year's sequel, The Submission of Emma Marx: Boundaries, exceeded all expectations, topping sales charts and reaping praise from adult media, including an Editor Choice review from leading industry trade magazine AVN. Boundaries also received a lot of mainstream attention, garnering coverage on such noted sites as , , , , , , and , which heralded St. James as "The Woman Who Conquered Porn."

The Submission of Emma Marx: Boundaries is nominated in 2016 for eight AVN Awards.

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