Fifty Shades of Grey may not hit theaters for another year, but the people behind the movie are trying to make it easier on the poor souls who can’t stand waiting. On Friday, the movie’s Facebook page posted a still from the movie with the caption, “See you in a year! Happy Valentine’s Day! #FiftyShades.” In the photo, Dakota Johnson (who plays Anastasia Steele) stands before Christian Grey (played by Jamie Dornan) with a shocked look on her face and a folder in her hand. Only (yes, only) one more year until we can see this same image on the big screen.
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Have you heard Fifty Shades of Grey is being turned into a film hitting theaters next year? Of course you have. Did you hear it’s starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson? Yup, you probably are up on that as well. And we know you’ve seen the photo of the duo kissing.
That photo — and the many others like it that have surfaced in recent weeks — got the think tank at PopWatch HQ…concerned. Sure, many of the passages from the novel are raunchy, but a lot of them are just flat-out gross to watch play out in front of you, no matter how hot you may or may not find them. Real-life humans are going to be filming these scenes. For a movie that other people are going to go to theaters and watch. Presumably with other people. The whole thing sounds unbelievably awkward.
How awkward? Well, we rounded up five of the least sexy parts from the first installment of E L James’ best selling trilogy, and speculated on how they might appear in the film (CAN they be filmed?). Re-read some of the most outrageous passages below, and picture the moment you walk up to the ticket counter and say, “One, please.”*
Note: We ignored quotes that were just descriptions of the two having sex….the bar for OMG moments is much higher than that.
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Jamie Dornan was in his pajamas, and anxious. It was 1:30 a.m. London time, and the 31-year old actor was watching reruns of Storage Wars and praying for the phone to ring. “I was sort of pretending I wasn’t waiting, but the phone was in my hand, halfway to my ear,” Dornan says in throaty Irish brogue. He had just flown back from Los Angeles, where he had auditioned for the role of the world’s hottest control freak, Christian Grey, in Fifty Shades of Grey. Landing this part would propel him to instant stardom, and so, with his pregnant wife, actress Amelia Warner, snoozing upstairs, Dornan tried to focus on the show. Minutes later, the film’s director, Sam Taylor-Johnson (Nowhere Boy), phoned to tell the former Calvin Klein model that he was about to become the object of millions of women’s fantasies. “There was a slight fear,” Dornan says now, his wiry frame huddled on a couch in a Los Angeles photo studio. “But beyond anything else, I was really f—ing excited.”
This weeks’s Entertainment Weekly cover story features the first exclusive interviews with the two stars of the new film based on Fifty Shades of Grey, the publishing phenomenon from British author E L James — about the seduction of virginal college student Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) by a beautiful billionaire with a penchant for sadomasochism (Dornan) — that has sold 90 million copies worldwide and ignited the libidos of a generation of women.
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