The filming of the steamy flick, which is based on the raunchy book by author E.L. James, began in early December 2013 in Vancouver, Canada and now we’re just a month out from the release of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie. Get out the floggers and riding crops, the ‘Fifty Shades’ flick will be rated NC-17. Here`s 10 things you didn’t know about the upcoming movie.
Jamie Dornan`s views on S & M: “I’m an extremely liberal person, I don’t give a fuck, if people are into that they’re into that. By the way, if people make such a hoo-hah about the violence against women aspect of it, it’s far more common for men to be the submissive. And it’s consensual! There’s weirder shit than that. I think plane spotting is far weirder than S&M”
Casting Controversy:Charlie Hunnam was initially playing the sex god himself, Christian Grey, but fans were angry. Hunnam then left the project .Dakota Johnson, who will play Anastasia Steele, was also rumored to claim that she would have to leave as well if she didn’t have the right chemistry with the new actor. Two weeks after all the indecision, the studio cast Jamie Dornan, and it seemed all the issues were resolved because Dornan and Johnson have “hot sizzling chemistry.”
Tension between James and Movie Director: a movie of this magnitude is also not without its hiccups. E! News reported tension between James and the film’s director Sam Taylor-Johnson. Reportedly they have had a disagreement over the script and how closely it will stick to the book.
Dakota Johnson’s Boyfriend Jordan Masterson Jealous over Fifty Shades Movie Scenes: Dakota Johnson’s boyfriend in real life, Jordan Masterson is not too happy with her girlfriend getting steamy and dirty with Jamie Dornan. By the looks of it all, their chemistry looks sizzling so the news that Dakota’s actor boyfriend is not too happy with her decision of taking up this offer, will definitely make you sit up and take notice.
Sam Taylor-Johnson the director of the movie is not unfamiliar with sex scenes : Given the directors lack of credits and the magnitude of the movie , the decision to give said director this movie was a gamble. Fans and business insiders were expecting a bigger name; well-known directors like Gus Van Sant and Joe Wright were rumored to be vying for the X-rated opportunity. Despite Taylor-Johnsons’ virtual greenness, the director’s work lends itself to Fifty Shades’ erotic content. Johnson was said to have landed the gig in part due to her 2008 short film, Love You More, which told the story of two teenagers losing their virginity.
Christian`s trademark sex props transition from book to screen: According to Entertainment Weekly, the film will not feature Anastasia’s “Inner Goddess” monologue, which is Anastasia’s commentary all through the series. However, the riding crop, Christian’s necktie, and the famous hardware-store scene are all slated to make the transition from book to screen.
Grey`s Control Freak issues loosely based on E.L. James herself!: Christian Grey is famously OCD when it comes to his business, his appearance, and his sex life. But it seems like Grey’s control freak inclination might have been loosely based on Fifty Shades author E.L James herself. Focus Features wooed the former fanfictress with script, casting, and director approval. Fans of the books will be happy to learn that James is taking such a hands-on approach to the film adaptation of her sizzling trilogy.
Jamie Dornan Isn’t shaken by Fifty Shades’ X-Rated Sex Scenes: 31-year-old Dornan hails from Northern Ireland, and made his name modeling for Calvin Klein and Abercrombie & Fitch. The model showed off his acting capacities in ABC’s Once Upon A Time and BBC’s The Fall. While Fifty Shades is a make or break role for Dornan, there’s one thing he definitely isn’t afraid of: the film’s raunchy content. The actor insists, “I’m a fairly worldly guy, I grew up in a very liberal place. I’m not saying we had a playroom, but I’m not perturbed or shocked by [the sex in the book]. It’s essential to tell the story. I can’t believe films that don’t invoke the sexual side of it. So it works for me.”
The Elusive Anastasia Steele: Fifty Shades isn’t just about Christian Grey. The books also center on the story of protagonist Anastasia Steele, a virginal college student and sadomasochist / submissive -in-training. Anastasia will be played by Dakota Johnson, a relative newcomer. Johnson swears, “I’m not afraid of this story, I understand this girl and I get it.” But the 24-year-old is still slightly afraid of her parents, Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson. She further states, “I’m obviously not going to invite them to take part in this experience. I don’t need to watch movies of theirs where they do things like this. Why would you want to watch that?”
Who will play the bitchy Mrs. Robinson?: We are yet a month away from the much awaited premier of Fifty Shades and Universal Pictures not announced who will be playing Elena aka Mrs. Robinson, Christian Grey’s close friend and BDSM mentor and Anastasias arch nemesis . Rose McGowan is reportedly up for the part. The 40-year-old Charmed star met with E.L. James recently, igniting rumors of an imminent casting pronouncement. Meanwhile Katie Holmes is said to be chasing the role as well, and has been spotted spending extra hours in the gym in an attempt to get in shape for the film.