Fifty Shades of Grey Wraps Production and Sells 100 Million Copies

It was one of the hottest literary properties in the world, and not just because of the sex. When the rights for Fifty Shades of Grey went up for grabs, the major studios clamored for them, and they finally landed at Focus Features, an indie that’s under the Universal umbrella. 

Poltergeist to Go Up Against Fifty Shades of Grey

After a lot of hype, hoopla and false starts, the movie version of Fifty Shades of Grey has of course finally nailed down a cast, and it’s headed to theaters Valentines Day Weekend 2015. So is Poltergeist apparently.

Barnes and Noble Has a Tough Xmas

If you love to read, or love to write, the end of bookstores as we know it is a sad development that’s been coming for a long time. And apparently without a big blockbuster like a Fifty Shades of Grey supporting it, the book business continues to be in trouble.

Will Audiences Have Any Need For Speed?

We’re still a ways away from a truly great video game movie, if it’s ever going to arrive, and good, bad, or indifferent, the big screen adaptation of Need For Speed is arriving in theaters this March.

The Biggest Genre Twitter Attacks of 2013

Whenever there’s a major blunder in genre pop culture, we all know fans will go nuts on the net. These days, the Twittersphere will especially erupt with protest. This happened a lot in 2013, and one publication listed the top Twitter explosions of the year. 

Fifty Shades of Grey Makes a Sexy Release Date Shift

In the last several days, there have been a number of movies shifting around their release dates, including The Fantastic Four, the long awaited sequel to Independence Day, as well as Assassin’s Creed. Now it looks like Fifty Shades of Grey is moving its release date as well, and another sexy title could be moving in its place. 

From Wolverine to Fifty Shades of Grey

Okay, so now we know there’s a new Christian Grey, model Jamie Dornan, and the movie adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey is set to start shooting on December 2 for an August 1 2014 release. But right before the movie begins principal photography, the script needs some last minute tweaking, and they’re calling on a genre writer to help.

Charlie Hunnam is Out of Fifty Shades of Grey

It was one of the most controversial casting decisions in recent memory, and now it’s fallen apart. Charlie Hunnam is out as Christian Grey in the movie adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey.

Defending the Fifty Shades of Grey Casting

Should Fans Stop Worrying and Love the Cast? Sonny Crockett's daughter and Jax Teller don't cut it?

Fifty Shades of Grey Fans Revolt Over Casting News

And you thought people were upset about Ben Affleck playing Batman. While I haven’t read the erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey, I’m glad the book is out there, because it’s helped keep the book business alive. The world of literature, just like everything else in this economy, has taken a hard hit, and Fifty Shades is one of those phenomenons like Harry Potter that has helped save the book biz from collapsing.

Hunger Games may lose to Fifty Shades of Grey

You’ve got to be fairly tough to win in The Hunger Games, but the franchise may have to soon accept defeat, at least as a best-seller. 



The lure of vampires

As we've often mention here on TG, without trying to overstate the obvious, vampires, along with zombies, are hot monsters right about now.