The shag fest that is Fifty Shades of Grey is getting a release date. In just over 12 months to be exact. August 1st 2014 will see the best selling book explode (in more ways than one) all over big screens. While a Lars Von Trier take may have been what the doctor ordered, Sam Taylor-Johnson (yes, she who is married to Kick-Ass) is directing, which is quite the bizarre choice as she’s only directed a bunch of shorts since 1996 (5 in total). However, no movie is more eagerly anticipated than this bodily fluid exchanger, so it’s a real opportunity for the OBE to make her mark!
How the movie materialises on screen is another thing. Those of you who have read the book (I read only the filthy parts…research for the radio show….ahem) will know how explicit it is. It’s highly unlikely that alot of whats in the book will make it to the big screen “uncut”. However, a full balls to the wall version (pardon the pun) would be a refreshing change. The book certainly propelled eroticism into the main stream with every women under the sun getting hot under the collar with E.L. James’s book! An explicit version of the movie would be as liberating, and considering the readership are well installed, it would be a brave but rather brilliant move. As for who will play Mr.Grey and everybody else, that is still unknown but with a release date just over year away, expect an announcement soon.