‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Shakeup: Sam Taylor-Johnson, Kelly Marcel Not Returning …
March 27, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey
Director and screenwriter will not join stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson for “Fifty Shades Darker”
The shakeups are function notwithstanding a initial film creation over $500 million for Universal during a worldwide box office.
The erotic blockbuster facilities Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson as BDSM enthusiasts Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, respectively, and has damaged a series of annals given a considerable Valentine’s Day weekend debut, when it non-stop during No. 1 in 54 territories.
Both Dornan and Johnson are contractually thankful to reprise their roles for a sequels, including a third film formed on a E.L. James novel, “Fifty Shades Freed.” Universal is now acid for a new author and director, and there is no recover date set for “Fifty Shades Darker.”
A $55 million general sum on a film’s initial Saturday alone done it a highest-grossing Valentine’s Day recover ever, as good as Universal’s highest-grossing day ever.
Taylor-Johnson also done box bureau story with the film, that had a largest opening weekend for a womanlike director, an $85.2 million three-day haul. It’s Universal’s tip R-rated opening as well.