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Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, and Candice Bergen to Star in “50 Shades”-Inspired “Book Club”

5 May 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

Diane Keaton on “Extra”

Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, and Candice Bergen are teaming up. The trio will star in “Book Club,” an indie comedy about lifelong friends in their 60s whose worlds are rocked by Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey. The women’s lives are changed after they read E.L. James’ erotic best-seller “50 Shades of Grey” as part of their monthly book club. Deadline broke the news.

The source elaborates, “50 Shades” “is not the type of book” that the pals gravitate towards, “but as they soon find out, inspiration can come in the most unlikely of places.” Women over the age of 60 are rarely depicted on-screen, so it’s exciting to see a project led by three actresses in this age bracket.

Set in and around California, “Book Club” is currently in pre-production. Erin Simms and Bill Holderman penned the script, and the latter will direct. “Book Club” will mark Holderman’s directorial debut. We don’t know if Simms had an interest in helming the project, but it’s important to note that women rarely have the opportunity to direct such a high-profile project with a star-studded cast their first time behind the camera.

Between the three of them, Keaton, Fonda, and Bergen have received 12 Academy Award nominations. Keaton took home an Oscar in 1978 for “Annie Hall,” and Fonda won in 1971 for “Klute” and in 1979 for “Coming Home.”

Keaton’s recent credits include “The Young Pope,” “Finding Dory,” and “Love the Coopers.” Fonda stars alongside Lily Tomlin in “Grace and Frankie,” co-created by Marta Kauffman (“Friends”). Netflix recently renewed the comedy for a fourth season. Bergen was last seen in “Rules Don’t Apply” and appears in Hallie Meyers-Shyer’s upcoming Reese Witherspoon-starrer “Home Again.” The romantic comedy hits theaters September 8.

Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, and Candice Bergen to Star in “50 Shades”-Inspired “Book Club” was originally published in Women and Hollywood on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. »

- Laura Berger

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Newswire: Diane Keaton and Jane Fonda to star in sexy book club movie

4 May 2017 4:38 PM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

According to Deadline, Diane Keaton and Jane Fonda are set to star alongside Candice Bergen in Book Club, a comedy film that will be the directorial debut of A Walk In The Woods producer Bill Holderman. The report says that Book Club will be a “heartfelt comedy” about a group of older ladies who read Fifty Shades Of Grey for their book club, which makes it sound a lot more erotic than your average heartfelt comedy. Apparently, reading the book causes these women to “have their lives changed forever,” and though it’s “not the type of book that they typically read,” it will soon make them realize that “inspiration can come in the most unlikely of places.”

Basically, it seems like the movie is about Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, and Candice Bergen learning how to do wild sex stuff from E.L. James’ famously steamy book, which should give ...

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- Sam Barsanti

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Wamg Giveaway – Win the Fifty Shades Darker Blu-ray

2 May 2017 6:20 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

“I expect you to call me Ana. I don’t expect you to fetch me coffee unless you’re getting some for yourself. And the rest we’ll just make up as we go along.”

Go deeper into the worldwide phenomenon of Fifty Shades Darker when it arrives on Digital HD April 25 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD on May 9 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The Fifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition comes equipped with over 30 minutes of never-before-seen bonus content, deleted scenes and features an exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming release of Fifty Shades Freed

Check out this brand new bonus clip:

Now you can own the Fifty Shades Darker Blu-ray. We Are Movie Geeks has Five copies to give away. All you have to do is leave a comment answering this question: What is your favorite movie starring Dakota Johnson’s mother? (mine is Body Double! »

- Tom Stockman

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‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Trailer: Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan Go on Their Honeymoon in Europe — Watch

2 May 2017 1:07 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The third and final installment of the “Fifty Shades” franchise, “Fifty Shades Freed,” is slated for release in theaters February 9, 2018. On tuesday, fans of the films based on E.L. James’ wildly popular erotic novels got to see a sneak peak of what comes next for Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey.

Read More: ’47 Meters Down’ Trailer: Mandy Moore Gets Her Own Murderous Shark Thriller — Watch

The trailer begins with Anastasia (Dakota Johnson) and Grey (Jamie Dornan) pulling over next to a private jet at an airport. “Do you own this?’ Anastasia asks. “We own this,” Grey replies. The teaser then shows viewers several snippets of the couple’s honeymoon in Europe, including a kiss with the Eiffel Tower as backdrop and a beach scene, where Grey shows off his toned body. The film is directed by James Foley from a screenplay by Niall Leonard. The cast also includes Rita Ora, Kim Basinger and Tyler Hoechlin. »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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'iZombie' Recap: Liv Gets Kinky and Major Faces His Mortality

2 May 2017 12:39 PM, PDT | buddytv.com | See recent BuddyTV news »

In this episode of iZombie, titled "Spanking the Zombie," Liv goes full-on E.L. James and eats the brain of a Bdsm dominatrix with a roster full of kinky regulars, one of whom might have forgotten the safety word and put her in an early grave. And Major is pushed to face the decision he's been dreading since the season started: to take the cure and forget, or suffer and keep all his memories.

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- editor@buddytv.com

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Watch The First Teaser For Sexy Trilogy Closer ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ With Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson

2 May 2017 10:38 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

This year’s sequel “Fifty Shades Darker” couldn’t quite match the box office of its predecessor, “Fifty Shades Of Grey,” which made half a billion dollars worldwide, but given that E.L. James’ softcore bondage erotica novels are a few years past their pop-culture prime, a total near $400 million still feels like a huge victory, especially given that these films aren’t terribly expensive.

Read More: Kinky Sex Has Never Been More Boring Than In The Tortuously Dull ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ [Review]

The series will wrap up next year, with high box-office expectations once again for “Fifty Shades Freed,” and a first teaser has just arrived for the movie.

Continue reading Watch The First Teaser For Sexy Trilogy Closer ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ With Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson at The Playlist. »

- Oliver Lyttelton

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Fifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition Should Have No Appeal to Anyone

20 March 2017 11:00 PM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Alright, I’ve kept quite about Fifty Shades of Grey and Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades of “gimme a break” for long enough.     When I found this out today I felt it was finally time to say something:  In 50 days, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will unleash Fifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition, plunging fans even deeper into the mesmerizing, hidden world of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, as the year’s hottest romance comes home on Digital HD on April 25, 2017 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand, on May 9, 2017. E L James’ best-selling book

Fifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition Should Have No Appeal to Anyone »

- Nat Berman

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Fifty Shades Darker – Unrated Edition! Arrives on Digital HD April 25th and on Blu-ray & DVD May 9th

20 March 2017 6:22 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Go deeper into the worldwide phenomenon of Fifty Shades Darker when it arrives on Digital HD April 25 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD on May 9 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The Fifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition comes equipped with over 30 minutes of never-before-seen bonus content, deleted scenes and features an exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming release of Fifty Shades Freed

Check out a new clip from the bonus feature “Intimate with Darker,” featuring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson:

The countdown begins for one of the most highly anticipated home entertainment debuts of the year. In 50 days, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will unleashFifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition, plunging fans even deeper into the mesmerizing, hidden world of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, as the year’s hottest romance comes home on Digital HD on April 25, 2017 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand, on May »

- Tom Stockman

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21 of cinema’s worst elevators

20 March 2017 8:10 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Kirsten Howard Mar 31, 2017

From The Shining to I Origins, these are just some of the worst offenders when it comes to moving between floors...

This article contains spoilers for just about every film on its list.

I don’t know when it started exactly.

When I was very young, it was fine. I maybe even enjoyed getting on an elevator and being whisked off, but somewhere in the timeline of my life, something changed. I began to dread stepping onto one. My heart would pound, a cold sweat would creep down my neck and my breath would quicken.

“What’s wrong?” a bemused acquaintance would ask as we were about to embark.

“Oh! Nothing, really,” I’d respond as casually as I could for someone suddenly about to lose control of their bowels. “I just thought I might take the stairs. Bit of exercise, you know.”

“But it…it’s 18 flights, »

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All the New Faces You'll See in Fifty Shades Freed

16 February 2017 4:45 PM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

There's one final movie left in E L James's sultry series: Fifty Shades Freed. We're a year out from the third film, but we're already very excited based on the cast. Lots of familiar faces are returning, but there are some new characters appearing for the first time. Take a look at the new actors! Related:5 Major Things You Can Expect to See in Fifty Shades Freed »

- Maggie Pehanick

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People Staffer’s Grandma Is Back with a Fifty Shades Darker Review: ‘Oh My, It Was Explicit’

15 February 2017 1:53 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

When the Fifty Shades Darker trailer debuted last fall, it seemed only obvious to get one person’s reaction: my grandma.

An avid movie fan, my grandmother was firmly planted in the theater for the first big-screen adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic franchise. And thus, she was more than happy to issue her take on the first glimpse at the franchise’s second installment for People.

Her reaction to the trailer, in summary? “This is very provocative.”

Now, after screening Fifty Shades Darker, Donna, 76, is ready to share her reaction once again (and, unlike the critics, it’s a big »

- Lindsay Kimble

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Box Office: 'Fifty Shades Darker' Is a Valentine's Day Dominatrix With $11M

15 February 2017 12:26 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Fifty Shades Darker was a huge Valentine's Day winner at the box office, earning $11 million on Tuesday.

That was more than double the next closest film, The Lego Batman Movie ($5 million). And it's one of the best showings of all time for when the sweethearts' holiday falls on a weekday, almost matching record-holder The Vow, which pulled in $11.5 million on Valentine's Day in 2012, also a Tuesday.

From Universal and based on E.L. James' S&M book series, Fifty Shades Darker has earned $61.5 million in its first five days, slightly ahead of »

- Pamela McClintock

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Fifty Shades Darker: The Christian Grey Nudity Breakdown

14 February 2017 12:35 PM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Fifty Shades Darker is one of those movies where, if you're planning on seeing it, you're not really asking whether it's good. (But for what it's worth: it is better than Fifty Shades of Grey.) One question it's natural to have about a film based on the notoriously sex-filled books from E L James is: how much nudity is in this movie? It's a fair question and one we had back when we were waiting for Fifty Shades of Grey, and Jamie Dornan dashed dreams everywhere when he said we wouldn't be seeing his "todger." And, of course, there was lots of nudity in the first movie. So how does Fifty Shades Darker stack up? Well, Jamie Dornan said he didn't know a few months ago and that we'd have to "wait and see." Unsurprisingly, we see no penis. This is rated R, not Nc-17, after all, and in today's pop culture, »

- Shannon Vestal Robson

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Fifty Shades Darker: 28 Big Differences Between the Book and the Film

13 February 2017 5:10 PM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

This early Valentine's Day weekend, Fifty Shades Darker premiered in theaters nationwide. The second installment of the trilogy, the film is adapted from E L James's book of the same name. The erotic, romantic drama continues to explore the relationship between recent graduate, Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson), and billionaire entrepreneur, Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan). As if navigating their relationship wasn't complicated enough, a crazy ex-girlfriend and a sexually aggressive boss complicate things. Fortunately for fans, the film sticks closely to the plot of the book, featuring a luxurious lifestyle and elaborate gifts, witty banter and demanding behavior (on Christian's end anyway), and, of course, lots and lots of sex. However, it does stray from the books in a few ways. Some small differences include less domineering and possessive behavior from Christian (yes, that's actually possible), the absence of email and text exchanges (which were frequent in the first film, »

- Shyla Watson

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New Yorkers Read From Fifty Shades Darker and Try Not to Blush!

10 February 2017 5:53 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Fifty Shades Darker is making New Yorkers turn fifty shades of red.

People Now visited New York City’s famed Grand Central Terminal to ask travelers to read a few lines from the E.L. James novel on which Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan‘s sequel Fifty Shades Darker is based — and the results were priceless.

Whether they were reading with a significant other, friends or just by themselves, the travelers fidgeted and giggled their way through some of the book’s steamiest passages.

“His hands move up to my breasts and he palms them both, tugging gently on my nipples, »

- Mike Miller

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7 Places You Can See Jamie Dornan Besides the Fifty Shades Movies

10 February 2017 5:50 PM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Fifty Shades Darker is the latest hot installment of E L James's sexually explicit trilogy, but it's not the only place you can get your Jamie Dornan fix. What to do, then, after you watch it and you still want more of Dornan? Well, there are a few other TV shows and movies you can watch him in besides his breakout role. Here are a handful of other things you can watch him in if you have fallen for him - or just really appreciate his commitment to a riding crop. Related:9 Places You've Seen Dakota Johnson (Other Than the Fifty Shades Movies)Hallelujah: Fifty Shades Darker Is Better Than Fifty Shades of GreyListen to the Songs From the Fifty Shades Darker Soundtrack »

- Shannon Vestal Robson

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All of the Sex in 'Fifty Shades Darker' by the Numbers

10 February 2017 12:00 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

We're all going to see Fifty Shades Darker this weekend for the same reason, right? To learn the inner workings of the Seattle book publishing industry? And then for the sex. Since Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson say they were "more comfortable" shooting those scenes this time around, it's no surprise the movie is much more Nsfw.

Related: 'Fifty Shades Darker' Review: Better Chemistry, Kinkier Sex Scenes and Creepier Shades of Grey

Below, all of the sex by the numbers. (Yes, we did math during Fifty Shades Darker.)

11: Minutes of total onscreen sex.

9: Percent of the movie that is sex scenes, with a running time just shy of two hours. (Two hours!)

16: Seconds before you see Dornan shirtless. (During a nightmare and the first of already too many sepia-tinted traumatic childhood flashbacks.)

19: Minutes before the first "vanilla" sex scene.

40: Minutes before the first "kinky" sex scene.

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‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Chains Up $5.7 Million at Thursday Box Office

10 February 2017 7:09 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

It seems the passionate relationship “Fifty Shades of Grey” built with moviegoers has dimmed with time, if the Thursday preview numbers of its sequel, “Fifty Shades Darker,” are any indication. The Universal adaptation of E.L. James’ novel grossed $5.7 million at the Thursday box office at 3,120 locations, which is a big drop from the whopping $8.6 million “Fifty Shades of Grey” scored from just 2,830 locations in previews in 2015. Universal is projecting a $40 million opening weekend for “Darker,” while trackers have it going for as much as $57 million. Either way, it’s quite a step down from »

- Jeremy Fuster

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Fifty Shades Darker review

10 February 2017 6:24 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan return in the follow-up to Fifty Shades Of Grey. Here's our review...

See also: Prevenge review.

It’s a symptom of our culture that films like the Fifty Shades franchise are greeted with so much scorn and pretentious scoffing. These movies are widely regarded as mindless fluff designed primarily to titillate, and for some reason people take great pleasure in watching them torn down. But the undeniable truth is that they’re popular, and the conversation around this sequel has remained steady when you could easily imagine a reality where the franchise was a momentary craze that faded into obscurity as soon as the first film left cinemas.

Here we are two years later, this time with director James Foley at the helm, and it's safe to say that many a Valentine’s day will feature a viewing of Fifty Shades Darker.

The story picks »

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Fifty Shades Darker Review

9 February 2017 7:02 PM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Emily Breen

This Valentine’s weekend our favourite brooding, hard-bodied billionaire returns to the big screen with a brand new adventure. You may read our 4 star Batman review here. Unfortunately we need to speak of Fifty Shades Darker.

The last time we saw Anastasia Steele she was walking away from her abuser. Escaping with tear stains on her cheeks but a new resolve in her heart to never let that mercurial Christian Grey close enough to hurt her again. HeyUGuys had the same reaction when we read the Fifty Shades novels. Never again would we endure such pain. Yet here we are.

Sam Taylor-Johnson did an impressive job of helming Fifty Shades of Grey. Taking E L James’ preposterous and childish source material and (together with screenwriter Kelly Marcel) crafting something pleasing on the eye and inoffensive to the soul. When her Anastasia said goodbye there was a triumphant »

- Emily Breen

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