The director of the erotic melodrama "Fifty Shades of Gray" Sam Taylor-Johnson refused to shoot the sequel. This is reported by the publication Deadline with reference to the statement of the director herself.
"The creation of Fifty Shades of Gray was a very exciting and rewarding adventure that I am very grateful for the opportunity to live through. I have developed friendly relations with the actors, producers, the entire movie crew and especially with Dakota and Jamie. that I will not return to work on the sequel, I sincerely wish success to those who will take responsibility for the second and third movies, "- said in the comments of Sam Taylor-Johnson.
Recall that the director had a difficult relationship with the author of the literary source E.L. James. The latter tried to constantly monitor the production process and, as a result, was dissatisfied with the result. After the premiere of the movie adaptation, it became known that the writer demanded full creative control over the movieing of the sequel, and also undertook to prepare its script on her own.
The movie "Fifty Shades of Gray" set many box-office records not only at home but also outside North America. Its worldwide box office has exceeded $ 500 million.
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