Sam Taylor-Johnson Leaves ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Franchise
March 26, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey
The “Fifty Shades Of Grey” supplement needs a new director, as Sam Taylor-Johnson announced her depart from a franchise late Wednesday night.
“Directing ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ has been an heated and implausible debate for that we am hugely grateful,” Taylor-Johnson pronounced in a matter to Deadline.com. “I have Universal to appreciate for that. we fake tighten and durability relations with a cast, producers and organisation and many especially, with Dakota [Johnson] and Jamie [Dornan]. While we will not be returning to approach a sequels, we wish zero though success to whosoever takes on a sparkling hurdles of films dual and three.”
Notably absent by name in Taylor-Johnson’s note is E.L. James. The “Fifty Shades of Grey” author clashed with Taylor-Johnson during production, a conflict that was minute via a film’s press debate progressing this year.
“I kept perplexing to remind myself that they hired me for a reason. Some people pronounced to me, ‘I’m astounded we haven’t quit,'” Taylor-Johnson pronounced to Vanity Fair. “I was like, ‘Why would we consider I’d quit?’ we never quit anything. Not though a fight.”
In that same piece, Taylor-Johnson pronounced she and James “battled all a approach through.”
“There were tough times and revelatory times,” Taylor-Johnson said. “There were ring contests. It was really not an easy process, though that doesn’t meant to contend that it didn’t come out a right way.”
Audiences would expected determine with that assessment: “Fifty Shades of Grey” has grossed some-more than $558 million during a worldwide box office. But notwithstanding a film being a success, Taylor-Johnson’s depart from a authorization seemed inevitable. In an talk with HuffPost Live, Taylor-Johnson pronounced she had not even listened from James about a film.
“I consider we will get to a finish of this — we’ve been relocating during such a gait — [that] hopefully when we get to a finish of this, that will happen,” she pronounced of a probable conversation.
According to Variety, “Fifty Shades of Grey” screenwriter Kelly Marcel is also creation an exit from a sequel, “Fifty Shades Darker.” Per a trade site, James herself could be brought on to write a screenplay instrumentation of her possess novel.
For more, head to Deadline.com.