A Fifty Shades Of Grey movie sequel to be authored by E.L. James’ husband already has fans of the original turning pink with pleasure. Niall Leonard (also known as Mr. Fifty Shades) was signed up for the sexy task by his wife, according to CNN. Original stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson are expected to return.
The two are married and have two sons. Both are authors, with E.L. James (whose name is Erika Leonard) soaring to fame with the Fifty Shades of Grey series. Put in the shadows by his wife’s success, Niall is known as a British TV writer and penned the Crusher books. And although Leonard contributed to the original Fifty Shades film, he never received public credit for his work.
“Niall is an outstanding writer in his own right, with multiple established credits, and we are lucky to have him join Team Fifty,” praised movie producer Michael De Luca.
When Universal adapted the Fifty Shades books, Erika insisted on maintaining creative control. That demand resulted in conflict, and tellingly, the original film’s director Sam Taylor-Johnson and screenwriter Kelly Marcel will not contribute to the sequel.
Two Fifty Shades Of Grey sequels are planned, and social media exploded over that announcement, reported MTV.
Both Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed caused fans to go into a virtual frenzy.
“There will be a fifty shades darker and freed!! I cantt! darker is my favorite book andd omg”
“THERE WILL BE A FIFTY SHADES DARKER MOVIE OMGGGGGG THEY JUST ANNOUNCED THAAAAAAAT AAAAAAAAA3”
But social media campaigns against Fifty Shades Of Grey have continued to trend as well, according to People.
One campaign, for example, urges those who are considering seeing the movie to use that money for a woman’s shelter and skip the film.
The “#50dollarsnot50shades” Twitter campaign includes those who feel that the movie is violent and offensive because of its content. Those supporting that and other anti-Fifty-Shades campaigns argue that the portrait that the film paints of sexuality is dangerous.
However, as the Inquisitr reported, Dakota Johnson and other Fifty Shades Of Grey advocates defended the movie’s message.
“I know that a lot of people, before seeing the movie, were thinking that maybe it’s promoting abuse and violence, but I think it’s actually doing the opposite,” declared Dakota.
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