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Director Sam Taylor-Johnson & Writer Kelly Marcel Won't Return For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Sequel As Universal tries to put together the pieces for the sequel to the massive, $555 million-plus worldwide hit "Fifty Shades Of Grey," they're going to have to do it without the film's writer and director. And for anyone who followed the drama around the making of the movie, all they will likely say is, "Well, duh." The Wrap reports that Sam Taylor-Johnson and Kelly Marcel won't return for "Fifty Shades Darker," and it's hardly a surprise. Taylor-Johnson clashed with author E.L.

Review: Uncomfortable ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Tries to Sexily Skirt Non-Consent, Actual Logic Universal Pictures/Focus Features Sam Taylor-Johnson has done the best she possibly could with the tools afforded to her. Although author E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey book series may be a bonafide global phenomenon, getting her ostensibly sexy and slap-happy narrative to the big screen hasn’t been easy, thanks to detractors who have long balked at the source material’s perceived quality and an intended leading man who dropped out late in the game.

'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Author Gets Last Word On Film's Ending Plus New Clip, Vanessa Bayer's Parody & Lego Trailer When authors have their work adapted for the big screen, some leave it to the filmmakers to their execute their vision, while others are protective, watching every step of the development and production process to ensure the story is told correctly. The latter scenario was E.L. James' approach for "Fifty Shades Of Grey," leading to some head-butting between writer and director Sam Taylor-Johnson.  "It was difficult, I'm not going to lie," the director told Porter magazine. "We definitely fought, but they were creative fights, and we would resolve them.

Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson in Full 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Trailer "Say I did stay - what would happen?" Oh boy, it's time to make things steamy. Universal has unleashed the full trailer for Sam Taylor-Johnson's Fifty Shades of Grey, adapted from E.L. James' bestselling novel of the same name. Dakota Johnson stars as Anastasia Steele, a literature student who ends up in the arms of billionaire Christian Grey, played by the hunky Jamie Dornan. Indeed, he's quite steamy, and he really puts on a show, especially in the bedroom.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Trailer: Grey Has Never Looked So Boring

3:23 PM 7/24/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Given the source material, a lot of ink has been spilled writing about the big screen adaptation of the first installment in E.L. James' Fifty Shades trilogy. The first trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey is finally here. Check it out below. Let's hope there's more to the movie because this trailer is totally underwhelming and decidedly lacking in "heat."

First Look at Fifty Shades of Grey Trailer Beyonce Knowles, of all sources, has given the world its first look at the upcoming trailer for the erotic thriller Fifty Shades of Grey, based on the bestselling novel. The pop star-actress posted the brief tease for the video to her Instagram today. You can check it out below. The full trailer drops like pants this Thursday (yes, right during Comic-Con). Sam Taylor-Johnson directs Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan as Anastasia Steele and billionaire Christian Grey, respectively.

Fifty Shades of Grey Could Have Been a TV Series

12:57 PM 7/11/2014 by Fred Topel
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While readers everywhere wait for the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, consider that you might have gotten to see the ongoing story of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele as a continuing TV series. And not a tame network series or even basic cable, but a fully graphic Starz show.

Fifty Shades Of Grey CinemaCon Footage Reveals The Start Of Ana And Christian's Romance – While we are still about 11 months away from the release of Fifty Shades of Grey, director Sam Taylor-Johnson’s adaptation of E.L. James’ best-selling book, today we got an early look at what we can expect from the kinky romance movie. During a presentation at CinemaCon in Las Vegas this morning, Universal Pictures debuted the first ever footage from the highly anticipated film, showing off multiple memorable scenes from the original text. 7 years 43 weeks ago via jetli

First Poster for ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ – A year away and now the countdown begins. Universal Pictures released the first poster for the anticipated erotic film “Fifty Shades of Grey.” According to a press release, the artwork will be posted in five outdoor locations in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle. Based off the best-selling novel by E.L. 8 years 15 hours ago via donnieyen
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