Hot Cast is one of the theaters belonging to a French gay porn network of 13 different sites. Most of the other theaters have a single theme like hairy men, Arab men, Latinos, or BDSM and fetish sex, but Hot Cast brings together a number of different themes into one area. And Hot Cast features original content filmed by this French company as well as purchased DVDs.
There are a wide variety of guys and men here. You'll find twinks and British chavs and scallies, as well as jocks, athletes and sporty types, muscle hunks, hairy men, daddies and muscle bears; and there are white, black, Latin and Arab men. Also, a lot of these guys are European men so you'll find not only the same types just mentioned, but skinheads and other fetish pigs. And of course there's lot of uncut cocks here.
Likewise, there's different kinds of sex on the site. Think about Hot Cast as though you've walked into a brick and mortar porn DVD store and all of the different kinds of DVDs you'll find on the racks. Some feature outdoor sex, others have guys fucking at home, at the office, in sex clubs; some are getting off in toilets or dirty basements, others in warehouses or derelict buildings. There are some solo jack-off videos; most of the action is in duos and threeways, but there are plenty of small group scenes too. The guys suck cock, eat ass, kiss and fondle, and fuck with their cocks or dildos. On top of all the hardcore sex, there's a fair bit of fetish play, too, like spanking, bondage, rough sex and guys serving their masters or captors.
There are 1,139 videos on Hot Cast and you can watch all of the videos as streaming MP4s; the vids play in three main sizes: 320x194 (mobile), 768x435 (standard), and 850x480 (HD). They say that some of the videos come in full HD, but I ran out of tickets before I could confirm their dimensions. Also some of the older releases only come in two sizes: 320x194 and 660x480. There may be other sizes as well, but because the site uses a viewing ticket system, I wasn't able to verify them all.
There are two ways to enjoy the site. First, you can buy packages of tickets and then redeem them two to four at a time to watch a movie. Some of the videos, but not all, can be downloaded for six tickets each, and these play at 856x480 in MP4 format. As you buy more tickets, the price per ticket goes down. Second, you can buy a monthly membership that will give you unlimited viewing on all network theaters, but it will not allow you to download anything - for that you'd still have to buy tickets at an extra cost.
There are no picture galleries on Hot Cast, but each video has six good sized thumbs on the episode page that give you a preview of the action. These cannot be enlarged.
As I mentioned earlier, Hot Cast belongs to a network of sites run by a French company called Studio Presse, and your tickets can be redeemed to watch any video in the entire system of 13 theaters, not just Hot Cast. The videos aren't dated, so I have no idea how often the site updates, but I do know the network adds new videos every month - usually every week, but not always.
The only other quibble I have is with the site's claim of giving you access to 7,000 videos, which isn't quite true. If a video appears in five different theaters, it's counted five times, so all I can confirm is that in the Hot Cast theater you get access to 1,139 videos, which is still a considerable amount.
Hot Cast features content produced by Studio Presse along with some DVD content, so it gives you a good mix of men and kinds of sex. I really liked the variety here, although some niches are unrepresented, so you'll have to browse through the theater to see if they feature the kinds of men you like. Also I thought there was a good variety of sexual activities as well as scenarios. The viewing ticket system lets you check out theater's videos in cheaper bite sizes before you dive in with the unlimited membership pass.