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Charlie Hunnam Addresses Leaving 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

21 hours ago | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Charlie Hunnam, who was forced to back out of Fifty Shades of Grey due to scheduling conflicts last fall, still wishes he could have been a part of the project.

Charlie Hunnam On Leaving 'Fifty Shades'

Hunnam, contrary to popular belief, did not walk away from playing Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey by choice or due to any fear that it would negatively impact his career. In fact, Hunnan has stated that it was something he was really looking forward to being a apart of.

"I'm just really excited to see it. I was just really, really invested and wanted to work with [director] Sam [Taylor-Johnson] and play that character. I'm really, really curious," Hunnam said at a Television Critics Association Conference. "I don't think people have had unchaperoned access to me since all of this went on. The CliffsNotes were exactly what we said. I couldn't do it because of schedule. »

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First ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Tantalizing Teaser Trailer

21 July 2014 2:30 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

So folks, the first Fifty Shades Of Grey trailer comes into existence this Thursday but before we all experience another level of excitement, we’ve got a teaser to tantalize the trailer! For this one, you’re not getting much to look at bar some waiting around, the opening of a locked door and an under-table leg touch – so basically early Mad Men and pretty obvious visual metaphors.

E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey is often described as an erotic romance novel but more people have pointed out that beyond the sensual nature of things, the writing was pretty darn average. The story follows sexually inexperienced college graduate Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) as she embarks on a journey with older man and Billionaire Christian Grey (The Fall’s Jamie Dornan).

Delightfully, this opens on Valentine’s Day in 2015, so you can enjoy yourselves whatever your plans – Here’s your teaser:

Heck, »

- Dan Bullock

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Fifty Shades of Grey teaser drops, full trailer released on Thursday

21 July 2014 10:16 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Focus Features has released a short teaser from the forthcoming first full trailer for their adaptation of E.L. JamesFifty Shades of Grey, which you can view below. It may only be a quick 15-second snippet, but it will no doubt get fans of the film and book excited for the first trailer, which will be released online this Thursday, July 24th.

Fifty Shades of Grey has become a global phenomenon and the trilogy has been translated in over 50 languages worldwide since its initial release. To date, the book trilogy it has sold over 70million copies worldwide to become one of the fasting-selling book series of all time.

Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, and written by Mark Bomback (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) and Kelly Marcel (Saving Mr. Banks), the film stars Jamie Dornan (The Fall), Dakota Johnson (Need For Speed), Jennifer Ehle (Zero Dark Thirty), Luke Grimes (Taken 2 »

- Scott Davis

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Prepare Yourself for Thursday's 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Trailer With a Tease (Video)

21 July 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

The first teaser trailer for "Fifty Shades of Grey" is finally here, and naturally, it was revealed by Beyonce. Wait, what?

In a surprise move, Queen Bey was the first to get her hands on -- and share -- the clip, most likely because it features a sexy, slowed-down version of her 2003 hit, "Crazy in Love." The singer shared the video on her Instagram account over the weekend with the simple caption #FiftyShades.

So what to make of the 15-second clip? Obviously, that's not a lot of time to leave much of an impression, but based on the heavy breathing, seductive skirt lifting, and locking doors, we're guessing we're in for a fairly steamy feature film, not to mention full trailer, which the teaser says will drop on Thursday.

That's still more than six months from the "Fifty Shades" release date, so fans of the S&M-heavy novels by E.L. James »

- Katie Roberts

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Why Does Beyonce Want You to Care About ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’?

21 July 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Well, perhaps she’s drunk on something else besides love. Money? Bestselling but terrible novels? Drunk on money? Drunk on fan fiction? Singing superstar and national treasure Beyonce recently took to her Instagram to share a teaser of the first trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey  — and, no, we don’t think it was Bey herself who brokered this deal or even uploaded the damn thing, no matter how much the chanteuse loves her social media (which is a lot) — but it still seems like a weird little bit of cross-promotion and marketing. Why does Beyonce (the brand, or the person, or whatever) want you to care about Fifty Shades of Grey? And is this even a good fit? The teaser is, quite notably, finely tuned for Beyonce’s very own tunage, because it sure sounds like it’s set to a slowed down, kind of creepy version of her “Crazy in Love.” Crazy »

- Kate Erbland

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Watch the Breathy 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Trailer Teaser

21 July 2014 8:06 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

The first official trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey premieres Thursday, July 24, but today a teaser for said trailer has premiered, first showing up on Beyonce's Instagram page, but now if a full widescreen version. The film is based on the book by E.L. James and centers on literature student Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson), who goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey ( Jamie Dornan) and encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana's quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too -- but on his own terms. The teaser definitely promises plenty of heavy petting and lots of breathing, check it out below. The film arrives on February 13, 2015. sb id="962923" height="360" width="640" »

- Brad Brevet

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​Beyonce Teases "Fifty Shades of Grey" Trailer with "Crazy in Love" Cover

21 July 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Uh oh, indeed!Taking a break from her "On the Run" tour, Beyonce took to Instagram to share a teaser for the highly-anticipated "Fifty Shades of Grey" trailer. The clip below features flashes of a few sexy images -- a man's silhouette against a window, a finger tapping, a hand pulling up a dress -- as a sexier, slower version of "Crazy in Love" plays in the background.No word yet if this will be the extent of Bey's involvement or if she's got another trick up her sleeve!A similarly sexy version of another one of her songs, "Haunted," was used to underscore a different teaser for the movie that screened at CinemaCon in March.Last month, a picture of Jamie Dornan was released on the movie’s Facebook page to mark the birthday of lead character, Christian Grey. Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and based on the book by E.L. James, »

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'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Trailer Tease Is Now Online

21 July 2014 7:10 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Beyonce posted on her official Instagram account a tease to the upcomiing trailer for the anticipation of "Fifty Shades Of Grey."  The tease shows a glimpse of the first footage from the film.

"Fifty Shades Of Grey" trailer will be out in full on Thursday.

The film stars Jamie DornanDakota Johnson, Jennifer Ehle, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk, Eloise Mumford, Max Martini, Rita Ora, Marcia Gay Harden, and Callum Keith Rennie.

Sam Taylor-Johnson directed the highly anticipated film adaptation of E L James’ #1 bestselling book.  "Fifty Shades of Grey" has been adapted into a screenplay by Kelly Marcel.

"Fifty Shades of Grey" has become a global phenomenon and the trilogy has been translated in over 50 languages worldwide since its release. To date, the “Fifty Shades” trilogy has sold over 70 million copies worldwide in e-book and print, making it one of the fastest-selling book series ever.

"Fifty Shades of Grey" (first »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Charlie Hunnam: '50 Shades of Grey’ Isn't ‘Mommy Porn’

21 July 2014 7:08 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Charlie Hunnam says it was “pretty heartbreaking” to exit the film adaptation of “50 Shades of Grey.” Speaking at a Fox event for the Television Critics Association press tour, the “Sons of Anarchy” star told The Associated Press he still believes in the project and wishes he could have worked with director Sam Taylor-Johnson. “I'm just really excited to see it,” he said. I'm really, really curious.” He also dismisssed criticism that “Grey” author E.L. James writes “mommy porn.” “I think people really do that book a. »

- Tim Molloy

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Fifty Shades Of Grey Teaser Unveiled Ahead Of Trailer Premiere

21 July 2014 6:32 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Alas, the days when cinema buffs got amped up for movies by watching full-length trailers are behind us. Now, the studios wheel out trailers for the trailers, call them “teasers” and trick the general public into watching them without actually giving away any footage from the film. Bigger box office prospects are more prone to this strategy than smaller flicks, which is why I’m not surprised to see that erotica adaptation Fifty Shades of Grey is one of the titles attempting to grab our attention ahead of the premiere of its first actual trailer.

A teaser for the preview, which drops Thursday, comes to us courtesy of Beyoncé, of all people. You’ve got to hand it to the marketing department for landing possibly the most widely beloved singer in the world to advertise Fifty Shades of Grey (which didn’t exactly need more publicity anyway, but oh well »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Beyoncé Shares First Teaser for Fifty Shades of Grey, Full Trailer Lands Thursday

21 July 2014 2:29 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

With Comic-Con fast approaching later this week, it’s easy to forget that 2015 will play host to some very high-profile films that won’t be making an appearance in San Diego. Fifty Shades of Grey is undeniably one of the biggest, and Universal has cemented that status even further by having Beyoncé launch the first official footage from the film.

The first trailer is set to launch this coming Thursday, right when we’re expecting to start seeing footage emerge from Comic-Con, which makes for a very interesting choice from Universal and Focus.

Courtesy of Amazon, here’s the synopsis for E.L. James’ original novel:

When literature student Anastasia Steele interviews successful entrepreneur Christian Grey, she finds him very attractive and deeply intimidating. Convinced that their meeting went badly, she tries to put him out of her mind – until he turns up at the store where she works part-time, and invites her out. »

- Kenji Lloyd

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Fifty Shades Of Grey Teaser Shared by Beyonce; Full Trailer Drops Thursday July 24th

20 July 2014 9:22 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

When you want to bring some attention to your movie marketing, you get Beyoncé to post it on her social media account.  It's not like Fifty Shades of Grey, the feature adaptation of E.L. James' erotic bestseller, needed any additional attention from its target audience, but hey, a little extra exposure is what this picture's all about.  While this is a nice tease for fans, the full first trailer for the film drops on the 24th. Directed by Sam Taylor-JohnsonFifty Shades of Grey stars Jamie DornanDakota JohnsonJennifer EhleLuke GrimesMarcia Gay HardenMax MartiniEloise MumfordDylan NealRita OraVictor Rasuk, and Callum Keith Rennie, and opens February 13, 2015.  Hit the jump to take a look and listen to the new 50 Shades of Grey teaser. Thanks to Beyoncé's Instagram account for this 50 Shades of Grey teaser: Here’s the official synopsis for Fifty Shades of Grey »

- Dave Trumbore

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Beyoncé Teases Fifty Shades Of Grey With Instagram Preview – Full Trailer on Thursday

20 July 2014 9:17 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

On Saturday evening, singer Beyoncé teased the trailer for Fifty Shades Of Grey on her Instagram page. Here’s a look at the quick preview.

Scheduled for a February 13, 2015 release, Fifty Shades Of Grey is the film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon.

Since its release, the “Fifty Shades” trilogy has been translated in 52 languages worldwide and sold more than 90 million copies in e-book and print—making it one of the biggest and fastest-selling book series ever.

Stepping into the roles of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, who have become iconic to millions of readers, are Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson. Joining them in the cast are Jennifer Ehle, Luke Grimes, Max Martini, Eloise Mumford, Dylan Neal, Rita Ora, Victor Rasuk, Callum Keith Rennie and Marcia Gay Harden.

Fifty Shades Of Grey is being directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and produced by Michael De Luca and »

- Michelle McCue

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Video: Beyonce debuts 'Fifty Shades of Grey' teaser

20 July 2014 8:05 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

In typical Beyoncé fashion, the singer unexpectedly posted a video on her Instagram last night teasing the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey trailer complete with a slowed-down remix of her 2003 song “Crazy in Love.”

The teaser doesn’t show too much; there aren’t even any recognizable shots of the leads, Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan. Settle for some evocative under-the-table fumblings, a locked door being opened, and a from-behind shot of domineering billionaire Christian Grey. We can expect to see a lot more come Thursday when the trailer to Sam Taylor-Johnson’s adaptation of E L James book debuts. »

- Ariana Bacle

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Beyonce Shares 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Trailer Preview on Instagram

19 July 2014 8:26 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The first Fifty Shades of Grey trailer is primed and ready to whip a legion of hot and bothered fans into a fury when it debuts this coming Thursday. But first, we get a trailer preview from none other than Beyonc&#233 Knowles. Featuring a tease of first look footage from this highly anticipated romance, it also hints at a remix of the singer's hit pop song 'Crazy in Love'. Check it out as Jamie Dornan's iconic literary character Christian Grey comes to life, ticking away the minutes until he next sees Anastasia Steele, as portrayed by Dakota Johnson.

Fifty Shades of Grey is an adaptation of the 2011 erotic romance novel by British author E.L. James. It is the first installment in the Fifty Shades trilogy that traces the deepening relationship between a college graduate, Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson, and a young business magnate, Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan »

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Fifty Shades Of Grey Trailer Teaser Has Arrived

19 July 2014 7:48 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

There's less than a week until the planned unveiling of the first Fifty Shades of Grey trailer, and today comes the above preview, which gives us a few snippets of footage to tease the trailer for the feature adaptation of E.L. James' steamy romance novel. Via Variety, the teaser comes courtesy of Beyonce's Instagram, as you may have surmised by the music, which offers a breathy sounding remix of her hit song "Crazy in Love." As for what we see of the movie, it's the familiar sight of the back of billionaire businessman Christian Grey, the sight of impatient fingers tapping, then a hand fiddling with the hem of a skirt, and finally a hand (attached to a suited arm) turning a key in a lock, which may very well be Christian Grey unlocking the door to his "playroom." "This Thursday, the worldwide phenomenon comes to life," the teaser »

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Beyonce Teases ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Trailer

19 July 2014 7:10 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Beyonce has teased a snippet of the upcoming “Fifty Shades of Grey” trailer on her Instagram page.

The short clip, which features a slow, darker remix of the pop star’s “Crazy in Love,” teases only the hands and legs of Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele, as well as a shot of Dornan staring out into the city.

The official trailer launches Thursday.

Based on the best-selling trilogy by E.L. James, “Fifty Shades of Grey” hits theaters Feb. 13, 2015.

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Fifty Shades Of Grey Preview Picture Teases Charlie Tango

18 July 2014 12:13 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

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'Fifty Shades of Grey' Was Almost a Super Racy Starz Series

14 July 2014 10:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Fans of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" book series will have to wait until next year to see how successful a film adaptation will be, but one cable network executive thinks the novels would have been better served -- and their racy sex scenes more faithfully recreated -- as a TV series.

While speaking with reporters Friday at the Television Critics Association press tour, Starz CEO Chris Albrecht revealed that he had pitched Universal, the studio behind the movie, an idea to make the books into a television show instead. Albrecht envisioned dedicating one season to each of the series's three books, allowing for fewer plot points to be cut, as well as more graphic sexual content than the aiming-for-an-r-rating flick will be allowed to depict.

Comparing the E.L. James novels to upcoming Starz series "Outlander," based on the novels by Diana Gabaldon (which have some sexual content, though it's »

- Katie Roberts

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50 Shades of Grey could have been Starz TV series rather than movie

12 July 2014 12:39 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Fifty Shades of Grey was almost adapted as a TV show rather than a movie.

The CEO of Us network Starz Chris Albrecht told reporters at the Television Critics Association press tour that he had asked Universal for the rights to the E L James' novels.

If successful, he would have adapted the S&M novels into three seasons, one for each book. He is taking this approach with his upcoming series Outlander, which is based on a series of romantic fantasy novels by Diana Gabaldon.

He explained: "If you read the [Outlander] book, this could only be a series. I'm the guy who called up Universal and said, 'I'll get you three years on the air as a series—let's just do a Fifty Shades of Grey series.'

"You don't have to worry about box office, you don't have to worry about a rating, you can tell the story the right way. »

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