Fifty Shades of Grey: Sam Taylor-Johnson to Direct! Felicity Jones to Star?

by at . Comments

Back when Fifty Shades of Grey was the only thing anybody ever talked about, Universal scooped up the film rights and was working on fast-tracking the erotic romance novel into a big-screen adaptation.

Well, it's been about a year since that whole process started, and we still don't have much. Until today, that is, as Sam Taylor-Johnson has signed on to direct!

Fifty Shades of Grey

Taylor-Johnson is best known for directing Nowhere Boy, which starred now-husband Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass 2).

With a lot of big directors being discussed, including Gus Van Sant and Joe Wright, it comes as a bit of a surprise that a less experienced director was chosen.

Along with the director news, rumors are also swirling that Felicity Jones is in the running to play Anastasia. Oddly enough, Aaron Taylor-Johnson's name has been talked about previously for the role of Christian.

With the director in place, who should play Christian and Anastasia?

You Might also Like

Like Movies?

Sign up for our daily newsletter and receive the latest movie news delivered to your inbox for free!

Tags: , ,

Fifty Shades of Grey Quotes

Kate Kavanagh: You have to admit that he’s ridiculously hot.
Anastasia Steele: If you’re attracted to that sort of human.
Kate Kavanagh: The hot type of human?

Kate Kavanagh: You're seeing him again tonight. That means that something happened.
Kate Kavanagh: Ana! Ana, you have to tell me!
Anastasia Steele: I have to get ready for work. We just kissed. Once.
Kate Kavanagh: Only once? That's odd.
Anastasia Steele: Odd doesn't even cover it.

Fifty Shades of Grey Review

Fifty Shades of Grey may have come off as utterly silly for general audiences when it was released in theaters this past...

Read Review Editor Rating
  • 3.0 / 5.0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
User Rating

Rating: 2.0 / 5.0 (5 Votes)