CANOGA PARK, Calif. - Performer-turned-director Tina Tyler has delivered the 10th volume of her pro-am series Fresh Out the Box for Mercenary Pictures.

Available now, the new release stars Leona Dulce, Aryana Starr, Valerie Luxe, Nicole Banks and Chantell Merino in first-time hardcore scenes. The video pairs these newcomers with experienced male performers including Jon Jon, Mr. Marcus, Marco Banderas, Brian Pumper and Mercenary Pictures owner Lexington Steele.

"Some performers enter the business not knowing what they like when it comes to sex," said Tyler, whose Mercenary series Black Moon Risin' recently won an Urban Spice Award. "Usually that means they've just started discovering themselves. However, there are other performers who enter the industry and they do know what they like—these are the ladies we're looking for when we cast Fresh Out the Box. They're new, but they bring passion and heat to a scene."

AVN award-winner Steele said Tyler's ability to put new talent at ease makes her an excellent director of pro-am scenes.

"For someone new, a set can be an intimidating environment," he said. "Sure, they like sex, they have fun with it, but what we do on camera is different than what they're used to doing at home. It doesn't mean you can't have fun, but it does mean the director shooting the scene needs to be able to work with someone new. Tina's excellent with making new talent feel at ease and it's something that's important to the Fresh Out the Box line."

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