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Fifty Shades Scribe Kelly Marcel Dishes on Behind-the-Scenes Drama and Why She Hasn’t Seen the Movie

9 June 2015 10:41 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Appearing on Bret Easton Ellis's podcast earlier this week, Fifty Shades of Grey screenwriter Kelly Marcel revealed she hasn't yet seen her own movie. Why? Well, naturally, it's a long and complicated story (Ellis and Marcel — mostly Ellis — chat for upward of an hour), but the gist is Marcel became heartbroken when she realized that her vision for the film would never be realized or accepted. She called herself a cog in a system, speaking mournfully of the process. She also dished about how the script changed, as well as what it was like to witness some of the project's behind-the-scenes drama. Here are some of the more interesting gems:On how she constructed her original draft: I very much wanted to do something different with the screenplay, and when I spoke to the studio and the producers and made that quite clear, they were very enthusiastic about that »

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