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