Quantcast

'50 Shades' gets a release date - 12 News KBMT and K-JAC. News, Weather and Sports for SE Texas

'50 Shades' gets a release date

Posted:

We still don't know who will play Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, but Universal's putting "Fifty Shades of Grey" down on the calendar anyway.

The studio announced Thursday that the "global release" of the eagerly anticipated adaptation of E.L. James' novel will kick off in North America on August 1, 2014.

Sam Taylor-Johnson's been tapped to direct the project, which will have a script written by Kelly Marcel.

With "Fifty Shades" just being the entry point to James' trilogy, which details the increasingly explicit relationship between 27-year-old billionaire Grey and naive college student Steele, Marcel's hinted in the past that her script won't be PG fare.

"It will be rated NC-17," Marcel told Entertainment Weekly earlier this year. "It will be raunchy."

At the time, though, Universal wasn't exactly on the same page, telling EW that the film still didn't have a ratings designation.

Powered by WorldNow

Newsroom: (409) 838-1212
Front Desk: (409) 833-7512
News Fax: (409) 981-1564
News Email: 12News@kbmt12.com

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KBMT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.