EL JAMES

  • Oscars 2015: Why did Dakota Johnson snap at her mother Melanie Griffith at the red carpet? 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actress Dakota Johnson snapped at her mother Melanie Griffith for refusing to watch her erotica drama 'Fifty Shades of Grey'. Griffith admitted that she didn't want to see the film in an interview on the red carpet at the 87th Academy Awards held here Sunday night, reports mirror.co.uk. "She's...
  • EL James wants to write script for 'Fifty Shades' sequel? February 21, 2015

    Author EL James reportedly has demanded for more creative control over 'Fifty Shades of Grey' sequel, which is based on 'Fifty Shades Darker'. Universal studios has not announced the greenlight for the sequel because they're still discussing details with James. It is likely that the production for the upcoming movie...
  • 'Fifty Shades' ties up a cool $93 million debut February 18, 2015

    Los Angeles: The heat on 'Fifty Shades of Grey's' blockbuster debut cooled ever so slightly as the final four-day weekend numbers were revealed on Tuesday. The R-rated movie, which cost only $40 million to produce, took in $93 million from 3,646 locations across the long President's Day holiday. Although initial estimates...
  • Madonna is not a 'Fifty Shades of Grey' fan February 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: Queen of Pop Madonna has read E L James erotic novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' but does not find it sexy. The 56-year-old star told Billboard that the book holds little appeal for her. "Yes, I have (read it). It's pulp fiction. It's not very sexy, maybe for someone...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' goes global, but film too hot for some countries February 14, 2015

    The steamy novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is a global phenomenon, but fans in China and other countries will not be able to see the movie version in theaters even though the sex scenes have has been toned down for the big screen. The film adaptation opened this week in 57...
  • Film's 'Fifty Shades' of kinky sex stoke domestic abuse debate February 12, 2015

    Reuters: A U.S. grassroots movement is urging people to send $50 to women's shelters rather than see "Fifty Shades of Grey," while a Midwest child protection league argues the film blurs the lines of what is healthy or harmful in sex. With its whips and chains and a sexual relationship based...
  • 'Fifty Shades' author EL James says she 'fought hard' for her fans February 11, 2015

    New York: "Fifty Shades of Grey" devotees, know this: Whether you end up loving or hating the new movie, author EL James had your back. "I was thinking about the readers," James says about the sometimes fraught process of adapting her steamy book to the screen - a process that reportedly...
  • EL James was difficult to work with, says 'Fifty Shades of Grey' director February 5, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' director Sam Taylor-Johnson reveals she had creative differences with EL James, author of the erotic novel on which the movie is based, during the film's making. Taylor-Johnson, 47, has adapted EL James' namesake 2011 love story that traces the deepening relationship between a college graduate,...
  • Erotic thriller 'Fifty Shades of Grey' gets an R rating in the US January 8, 2015

    Los Angeles: Upcoming erotic thriller 'Fifty Shades of Grey' has been handed an R rating in the US. The drama has been issued the MPAA rating for "strong sexual content including dialogue, some unusual behaviour and graphic nudity", reported E! Online. When the film was first announced, producer Dana Brunetti hinted that...
  • New soundtrack of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' released December 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' new song 'Earned it' has been released by singer Abel Tesfaye. Tesfaye released the new soundtrack 'Earned It', which is being liked by many viewers on Youtube, reported E!Online. "So I love when you call unexpected. 'Cause I hate when the moment's expected. So...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer: Jamie Dornan uses ice to his best advantage in this new steamy trailer November 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: A new trailer of upcoming erotic thriller 'Fifty Shades of Grey' debuted during the broadcast of TV show 'Scandal'.The video is packed with more footage of Christian Grey played by Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson's character Anastasia Steele's steamy affair and their blooming romance, reported Ace Showbiz.Set to...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' teaser: Watch Jamie Dornan go shirtless November 8, 2014

    Actor Jamie Dornan has gone shirtless in the new teaser of Fifty Shades of Grey. The 15 second clip sees the 32-year-old actor slipping on a crisp white shirt from his wardrobe as he stands with his back to the camera, reported People magazine. As Beyonce's song Haunted slowly begins...
  • '50 Shades of Grey' re-shoot? Reports indicate lack of chemistry between lead actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson October 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: Upcoming erotic-romance 'Fifty Shades of Grey' had to be re-shot reportedly due to lack of chemistry between the lead actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson. The film is based on EL James novel of the same name, which traces deepening relationship between a college graduate, Anastasia Steele (played by...
  • Watch: The kitten version of the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer with blindfolds, handcuffs and balls of wool is a laugh riot. 'Mr Grey will see you meow'. August 18, 2014

    The kitten version of the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer is what you need to see on a Monday. It will uplift any mood you are in. The erotic romance novel by author EL James, which has been adapted by Hopllywood starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan, has attracted S&Mloving...
  • Fifty Shades of Frozen: This fanmade mashup trailer of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and 'Frozen' is hilarious August 11, 2014

    What happens when a familyfriendly Disney blockbuster is mashedup with the onscreen adaptation of one of the raunchiest books ever? It is slightly unnerving to see our favourite Disney characters Hans, Anna and even Rapunzel from 'Tangled' in this avatar. ...
  • Watch: Jamie Dornan seduces Dakota Johnson in 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer July 24, 2014

    The first trailer of the muchawaited 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is out. Jamie Dornan plays powerful businessman Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson stars opposite him as Anastasia Steele. The trailer shows Christian seducing the college student.Based on the EL James bestseller novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey', the scenes have been...
  • EL James' '50 Shades of Grey' was planned as TV series, not as a film July 15, 2014

    London: Erotic novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' was almost adapted as a TV show. The CEO of US network Starz Chris Albrecht revealed that he had asked Universal for the rights to the E L James' novels, reported Digital Spy. If successful, he would have adapted the novels into three seasons,...
  • Sales of Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy reach 100 million mark March 6, 2014

    The Fifty Shades trilogy, written by EL James, who shot to fame because of her fan fiction writing, is now celebrating double milestones. The trilogy has officially sold a hundred million copies worldwide, and has also seen its hundredth week on the New York Times Bestsellers list. According to Random...
  • Hope the movie is filthier than the book: Oprah Winfrey on 'Fifty Shades of Grey' February 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Chat show host Oprah Winfrey hopes that the movie adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" will be "filthier" than the book. The talk show host hopes there will be large amount of explicit action shown on screen in the film, which stars Rita Ora. "I know...
  • Actress Rita Ora calls '50 Shades of Grey' an 'amazing shock' January 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Rita Ora says Sam TaylorWood's "50 Shades of Grey" will be the "most amazing shock ever". The 23yearold features as male protagonist Christian Grey's adopted sister Mia in Sam TaylorWood's forthcoming film alongside Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, who have been cast as the millionaire and his lover...
  • Revealed! The first look of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' January 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: The makers of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' have begun the marketing campaign for the erotic film by debuting its official image. The picture captures Irish actor Jamie Dornan's billionaire character Christian Grey from the back as he looks over the Seattle skyline through a window, reported Ace Showbiz....
  • I auditioned twice for 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Keeley Hazell January 10, 2014

    London: Glamour model Keeley Hazell has revealed that she auditioned for a role in the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' movie. The 27yearold model said she was twice seen for a role in the coming adaptation of the controversial EL James novel, reported Digital Spy. "I've done some acting stuff ...
  • Watch: '50 Shades of Grey' now in a musical January 13, 2013

    The bestselling book "50 Shades of Grey" by EL James is now heading to the stage with a sketch comedy group writing a musical parodying based on the popular novel. ...
  • Lawsuit filed against 'Fifty Shades' porn ripoff November 30, 2012

    Los Angeles: Hollywood's Universal Studios has filed a copyright lawsuit against a porn production company, accusing it of lifting language, characters and plot from the bestselling erotic book trilogy 'Fifty Shades of Grey' for its own adult films and sex toys. Calling one of the adult movie adaptations of the British...
  • Vargas Llosa says he tried '50 Shades' fiction November 15, 2012

    New York: Mario Vargas Llosa may be a Nobel laureate, but he says he has tried to write erotic novels "without the same success" as EL James, who wrote the bestselling 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trilogy. The Peruvian writer, who spoke at the Americas Society, said he was surprised to see...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' sparks marketing mania September 29, 2012

    Wildly popular erotica trilogy 'Fifty Shades of Grey' has inspired publishers, record labels, sex shops, and even crafty parents to submit to the desire to cash in, that is. The trio of novels by British writer EL James that has so far sold 32 million copies in the United States...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey', an all time bestseller in UK August 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Random House (UK) has announced that E L James's Fifty Shades of Grey has sold well in excess of 5.3 million copies in physical and ebook combined in the UK. This makes the erotica the bestselling British book of all time. The first book in the trilogy remains...
  • Jolie wants to star in 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'? July 31, 2012

    London: Hollywood star Angelina Jolie reportedly wants to play Anastasia Steele in the movie adaptation of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'. The 37yearold actress has apparently been reading the novel after being introduced to it while shooting her new film in the United Kingdom, reported Contactmusic. "Angelina kept hearing about the book...