‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Passes $500 Million during Global Box Office
March 5, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey
“Fifty Shades of Grey” has upheld $500 million during a tellurian box office, Universal Pictures announced Thursday.
The amorous play about a puzzling billionaire (Jamie Dornan) who introduces a college tyro (Dakota Johnson) to a universe of bondage, roving crops, belts and a occasional profound stare, has been an even bigger success abroad than in a United States. More than $350 million of a box bureau sum comes from unfamiliar markets, and while a film non-stop to record-breaking numbers domestically, it faded fast.
The worldwide formula paint an considerable lapse on a $40 million that Universal spent to move E.L. James’ novel to a large screen. Given a success, it’s startling that a studio has nonetheless to announce when it will recover a supplement — nonetheless reports of conflicts between James and a initial film’s executive Sam Taylor-Johnson could be partly to blame.