New Delhi: Go on, admit that while turning over the pages of author EL James' best selling erotica 'Fifty Shades of Grey', you have mentally auditioned a bunch of actors to play the parts of protagonists Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele. I have.
The producers of 'The Social Network' will produce the film adaption of the best-selling erotic trilogy 'Fifty Shades of Grey.' Universal Pictures and Focus Features said in a joint statement that Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti will reteam for the adaptation of the best-selling novels.
The casting has not been completed and a lot of actors would give their right arms to star in what would undoubtedly be another multi-million dollar franchise. Look what the Twilight franchise has done for Kirsten Stweart and Robert Pattinson.
Interestingly, '50 Shades' was initially meant as Twilight fan fiction and the characters bear close resemblance to 18th century vampire Edward Cullen and his love interest Isabella Swan. Much as I suffer from an excess of Twilight and their now rich and famous stars, I cannot envision anyone but the sensitive Kirsten Stewart to play the role of Anastasia. I tried and failed imagining the delectable Mr Michael Fassbender, a fixture in so many films these days, in the role of Grey. ...more
02:29 PM, Jul 10, 2012