E.L. James, author of the Fifty Shades of Gray trilogy, has invited her husband to write the script for the second film in the franchise, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter .|
Niall Leonard is the author of several works himself. He has also worked on scripts for TV shows such as Air Force One Is Down , Wire in the Blood and Untamed "( Wild at Heart ). In addition, Leonard took part in the creation of the text of the first film of the trilogy, but was not credited.
“ Niall is an outstanding writer with a good track record and we are delighted to have him join the Fifty Shades team, said the producer Michael de Luca.
Recall that neither the director of the first film, Sam Taylor-Johnson, nor screenwriter Kelly Marcel will return to work on the sequel. During the filming process, James controlled most of it, and on this basis, she had conflicts with the director. Also Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan, who played the main roles in the film, admitted in an interview that they would like to increase their fees for filming the sequel.
It was rumored that E.L. James wanted to adapt her second novel Fifty Shades Darker herself, but it seems that the author and Universal have reached a compromise by inviting Leonardwith experience as a screenwriter on television.
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