'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie Officially Set for August 2014 Release
by Alex Billington
June 27, 2013
Briefly: Focus Features has officially announced a release date for the Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation, to be directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson (just announced last week). The movie will now be hitting theaters on August 1st, 2014 next summer, which is currently the same day Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy is also scheduled for release. The ultimate counter-programming for a comic book movie? Fifty Shades of Grey, based on the bestselling erotic novel by EL James, is being produced by Dana Brunetti & Michael De Luca. Casting is currently underway, with Taylor-Johnson taking on directing the immensely sexual story of the relationship between 27-year-old billionaire Christian Grey and literary college student Anastasia Steele.
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