50 Shades of Grey Trailer: ‘Fifty Shades’ Almost Became a Starz TV Show, Exec …
August 5, 2014 - Fifty Shades of Grey
Universal pronounced a trailer of a film adaption of a renouned novel generated some-more than 100 million views on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and other platforms. The YouTube trailer had some-more than 20 million views alone.
The film is entrance out Feb. 13, 2015, starring Jamie Dornan as Chistian Grey and Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele.
“Fifty Shades Of Grey trailers are pulling staggering views,” pronounced RelishMix CEO Marc Krazen. “Add to that ripped and reposted versions on film fan channels. It’s rare for a film that’s 6 months out,” Krazen added, reported The Escapist.
According to Deadline.com, Yahoo, IMDB, Apple, and unaccepted YouTube uploads were also counted.
“Here’s a sampling of Fifty Shades’ rip opposite amicable media in a initial week: The 15-second teaser premiered unannounced to Beyonce’s 14 million Instagram fans on Saturday, Jul 19, notching 443,000 likes and over 85,000 comments in an surprising cadence of cocktail selling synergy. The provoke of a teaser featuring a breathy dash of Beyonce’s Crazy In Love also aired in TV and digital spots for a subsequent 3 days, and ran in a 30-second radio mark in 16 markets,” a website writes.
The reports on a trailer’s success comes as TV channel Starz reportedly wanted to make a EL James novel into a series.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Starz CEO Chris Albrecht said, “If we review a book, this could usually be a array … I’m a man who called adult Universal and said, ‘I’ll get we 3 years on a atmosphere as a series. Let’s only do a Fifty Shades of Grey series. But film people consider things are movies, and authors consider things are movies. Up until recently, cinema were a Tiffany valuables in a crown.”