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The Deseret News reports that a gay themed movie "Adored: Diary of a Porn Star" landed in the similarly titled "Sons of Provo" DVD cases, complete with label. "Sons of Provo" chronicles the life of an fictional LDS boy band called Everclean.

Deseret Book yanked the film from its shelves after two families in St. George and Riverdale complained they didn't get what they paid for — good, clean LDS fun.

The independent film is unrated but is not pornographic, said Corey Eubanks, spokesman for Wolfe Video, the largest distributor of films featuring gay and lesbian characters and stories. However, the film does contain sexual situations and centers around a gay porn star.

Both "Adored" and "Sons of Provo" hired the same Los Angeles company to make copies of their movies for mass DVD sales. Somewhere in the distribution process, "Adored" movies got mixed in with "Sons of Provo" DVDs and were shipped to Utah, said George Dayton, who oversees HaleStorm's business affairs.

Halestorm Entertainment are also behind the soon to be achievements in cinema, "Suits on the Loose" and "Mobsters & Mormons".