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Writer Kelly Marcel Says 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Will Be "Raunchy" NC-17 Rated Film

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 8, 2013 3:52 PM
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One of the biggest sensations of last year was the "Twilight" fan fiction turned erotica sensation "Fifty Shades Of Grey," and it arguably is also one of the riskiest buys of 2012. Studios fought tooth and nail to get the rights to the bestseller, with Universal and Focus Features beating all comers, and ponying up $3 million dollars for the movie last spring. In the months that followed, the project gained "The Social Network" producers Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti, and "Saving Mr. Banks" and (uncredited) "Bronson" writer Kelly Marcel, all while casting rumors have flown around. But perhaps the biggest question is: how can this movie depict the S&M acts on the page and remain faithful to the book, within the boundaries of an R rating? Well, it looks like they'll be stepping outside those constraints.

Tell Your Mom: 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Movie Finds A Writer In Kelly Marcel

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 8, 2012 3:45 PM
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There's a reason we put Kelly Marcel on our On The Rise feature for screenwriters this spring. The scribe was due to break out in a big way, and indeed she has, nabbing one of the most high-profile book adaptations kicking around Hollywood.

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