Sam Taylor-Johnson , Aaron Taylor-Johnson - 'Taxi Driver' 40th Anniversary Celebration during 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at The Beacon Theatre at Tribeca Film Festival, Beacon Theatre - New York City, New York, United States - Thursday 21st April 2016
Rasuk, who played Anastasia's friend Jose Rodriguez in the first movie, is hopeful of being asked to play his role again in the sequels even though Sam Taylor-Johnson won't be directing them.
Fifty Shades of Grey cast member Victor Rasuk thinks it will “suck” that Sam Taylor-Johnson is not staying on to direct the sequels, but is nevertheless “excited” that somebody new is coming to take over behind the camera.
In the run-up to its release, a number of stories emerged from the set of disagreements between Taylor-Johnson and the book’s author E.L. James over the direction of the movie, and it was reported soon afterwards she would not return to direct the follow-ups despite the lucrative gains to be had.
Victor Rasuk from 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
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Sam Taylor-Johnson had on-set problems with E.L James.
Sam Taylor-Johnson has, as expected, walked away from the Fifty Shades of Grey movie franchise after directing just one movie. Taylor-Johnson was widely expected to refuse the chance to direct Fifty Shades Darker - the second in the series - after a reported on-set clash with author E.L James.
Fifty Shades of Grey starred Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson
The director, who previously helmed the John Lennon biopic Nowhere Boy, spoke publically about the difficulties of satisfying James' vision of the movie which starred Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson.
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The singer and ‘The Voice’ judge briefly appears in the erotic hit as Mia Grey.
You’d be forgiven it you failed to catch Rita Ora’s brief appearance in Fifty Shades of Grey, after all there was a lot more interesting things going on in that movie. But despite having less than 60 seconds of screen time as Mia Grey, the singer has revealed she had to audition just like everyone else to get the part.
Yes Rita did appear in Fifty Shades of Grey
Speaking to InStyle magazine Ora said, “I heard about the audition and I approached Sam Taylor-Johnson with ideas for the soundtrack. I said I'd love to involved as I was such a fan of the book. And then Sam said, "Well, why don't you audition?””
The controversial film has already been banned in Indonesia, Malaysia and Kenya, and a refusal was also expected from the mainly conservative India.
Despite conquering box offices wherever it goes, it seems that Indian fans of E.L. James’ erotic novel won’t get the chance to enjoy the movie adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey after the country’s government censors banned it.
According a report by Reuters, India’s Central Board of Film Certification decided that the film was unsuitable for theatrical release in the largely conservative country, a verdict that most onlookers had anticipated.
The Board’s chief executive Shravan Kumar has not stated the precise reasons why they have taken the decision to prevent the film from being screened, but said the distributor Universal Pictures would be allowed to appeal.
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This couple just couldn’t help themselves during their night at the museum.
It was probably inevitable, but a couple have been caught having sex during a Fifty Shades of Grey themed event which was being held at an erotic museum in Las Vegas on Valentines Day. CCTV video footage obtained by TMZ shows the unidentified couple looking for a secluded spot in the venue in order to do the deed at the Erotic Heritage Museum, which was hosting an event celebrating the hit film.
Fifty Shades of Grey has been a hit at the box office
The video also shows the woman topless, while things get even more heated between her and her male companion. The gossip site reports that first, the couple found a hiding spot and waited for the museum staff to clear out and for the house lights to go down.
Rumours that the Irish hunk wouldn’t reprise his role as Christian Grey had sent fans into a frenzy on social media.
A representative for Jamie Dornan has denied reports that the actor has pulled out of any future Fifty Shades of Grey movies, after rumours circulated saying he’d ‘walked away’ from the burgeoning franchise.
Could Jamie really be leaving Christian Grey behind?
Speaking to E! News, a rep for Dornan tried to quash the rumours saying, ”All press reports are pure conjecture as the studio has not committed to a sequel as yet.”
With Sam Taylor-Johnson reportedly wanting out of directing the upcoming sequels, is author E.L. James set to write the screenplays?
Fifty Shades of Grey might be continuing its domination of the box office this weekend, but it seems that announcing the film’s sequels has become a much trickier business for studio Universal.
Earlier this week, The Sun reported that director Sam Taylor-Johnson had pulled out of doing any more Fifty Shades movies, due to her tempestuous relationship with the book's author E.L. James. But while reports of Taylor-Johnson’s departure remains unconfirmed, Variety now writes that the author is gearing up to pen the screenplay for sequel Fifty Shades Darker herself.
Sam Taylor-Johnson and Aaron Taylor-Johnson - Celebrities attend Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2015 Womenswear Collection Presentation - Red Carpet at Milk Studios. at Milk Studios - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 20th February 2015
Sam Taylor-Johnson only signed on for one movie and us unlikely to helm another
The director of Fifty Shades of Grey, Sam Taylor-Johnson, could pull out of the helming the movie's sequels. According to The Sun, a film insider said the director's working relationship with original author E.L James - real name Erika Mitchell - has become "toxic".
Dakota Johnson plays Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey
The source said: "Sam won't be back for the Fifty Shades sequels. She wants out and Universal knows that's the right decision.
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'Fifty Shades of Grey' is causing chaos across the UK. Sort of.
Three women were arrested at Glasgow's Grosvenor Cinema after a screening of Fifty Shades of Grey ended in chaos. Witnesses claim that a man was attacked after asking three "worse for the wear" women to quieten down during the Valentine's Day viewing of the new movie.
Dakota Johnson plays Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey
Police were called to the venue where they arrested three women. Visitors claimed that the man had been glassed and that staff were forced to wipe blood from the seats before the next screening of Sam Taylor-Johnson's film, starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson.
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Sam Taylor Johnson’s adaptation of E.L.James’ best seller is set to dominated the box office in the US and beyond.
Fifty Shades of Grey looks set to break US box office records already, with early Friday estimates predicting the film to rake in as much as $85 million, according to Variety. The big screen version of the erotic novel opened in cinemas on Friday, just in time for Valentine’s weekend and all those couples looking for a 'romantic' night at the movies.
Christian and Ana in Fifty Shades of Grey
The film is thought to have taken between $26 million-$30 million on Friday alone, with $8.6 million also coming in from Thursday-night grosses, reports Variety, making it Universal’s highest-grossing late night preview ever.