'Fifty Shades of Grey' Sets August 2014 Release Date

Sam Taylor-Johnson is directing this adaptation of the popular E.L. James novel about a college student who strikes up an affair with a young billionaire.

Fifty Shades of Grey sets a Summer 2014 release
Fifty Shades of Grey sets a Summer 2014 release
The global release of Fifty Shades of Grey will start in North America on Friday, August 1st, 2014 with opening dates around the world to be announced. The Focus Features domestic theatrical release will be in theaters nationwide. Universal Pictures International is releasing the movie in the rest of the world.

Sam Taylor-Johnson is directing the highly anticipated film adaptation of E.L. James' #1 bestselling book. Fifty Shades of Grey has been adapted into a screenplay by Kelly Marcel. Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti are producing the movie version alongside Ms. James.

Universal Pictures and Focus Features acquired the rights to the three books in the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy in March 2012. Focus Features will market and distribute the first film in partnership with Universal. Fifty Shades of Grey has become a global phenomenon and the trilogy has been translated in over 50 languages worldwide since its release. To date, the "Fifty Shades" trilogy has sold over 70 million copies worldwide in e-book and print, making it one of the fastest-selling book series ever.

Fifty Shades of Grey (first published in 2011) follows the relationship of 27-year-old billionaire Christian Grey and college student Anastasia Steele. Subsequent novels in the series, Fifty Shades Darker (2011) and Fifty Shades Freed (2012) explore the couple's deepening relationship. For more information please see the official Fifty Shades of Grey Facebook page: Facebook.com/FiftyShadesOfGreyMovie.

Fifty Shades of Grey comes to theaters February 13th, 2015 and stars Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Jennifer Ehle, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk, Eloise Mumford, Max Martini, Rita Ora. The film is directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson.



Sources: Universal Pictures

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  1. skywise

    @pjwolsker However, unlike the tween Twilight movies, these novels are aimed at adults and no doubt about it.

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  2. CelluloidDreams

    WOW...so far away!!

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  3. Pjwolsker

    I say reviews cause all the ladies will go see it. Its like the Twilight movies. We all know they're sh*tty movies but they still make a lot of money

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  4. Pjwolsker

    Im going to laugh my ass off when this movie gets sh*tty reviews

    1 year agoby @pjwolskerFlag