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Fifty Shades of Grey for summer 2014 release

Fifty Shades of Grey for summer 2014 release

Feb 21 2013, 6:10am CST | by

'Fifty Shades of Grey' is being scheduled for a July 2014 release. Universal Pictures are making the silver screen adaptation of E.L. James' saucy bestseller a top priority and claim the film could...

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Fifty Shades of Grey for summer 2014 release

Feb 21 2013, 6:10am CST | by

'Fifty Shades of Grey' is being scheduled for a July 2014 release.

Universal Pictures are making the silver screen adaptation of E.L. James' saucy bestseller a top priority and claim the film could be ready by next summer.

Adam Fogelson, the chairman of Universal Pictures, told The Hollywood Reporter: ''I don't believe that [author E.L. James] had any interest in going to a studio where rushing it into production was the vision. I don't believe that the second or third film would have benefited from that strategy.

''And I think that there are totally legitimate questions about what this book is as a movie. I will tell you that it is an absolute priority for us. It's conceivable that we could be ready to release it as early as next summer.''

Mila Kunis is currently the favourite to play naïve student Anastasia Steele in the raunchy film, who gets lured into an S&M relationship with billionaire Christian Grey - a role hotly-tipped for the likes of Henry Cavill and Ian Somerholder - but nothing is yet known about potential directors.

However, Adam quashed rumours Universal Pictures asked A-list actress Angelina Jolie to step behind the camera and revealed the studio was merely in discussions with her about World War II drama 'Unbroken'.

He insisted: ''No. We're involved in a different project ['Unbroken'] with her. But we have had really, really interesting, great conversations with talented, serious filmmakers.''

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1 week ago

NBCUniversal Sets Growing Broadway Ventures Under Entertainment President Robert Greenblatt

Oct 7 2014 4:23pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Just a few weeks after the Disney Company roared that The Lion King had become the highest-grossing entertainment of all time, NBCUniversal today announced that Robert Greenblatt, president of NBC Entertainment, will oversee the company's live-theater division, Universal Stage Productions. Jimmy Horowitz, Universal Pictures President, will “continue to run” USP, while expanding its reach into NBCUni properties throughout fil ...
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1 week ago

NBC’s Robert Greenblatt to Oversee Universal’s Expanding Stage Division

Oct 7 2014 2:30pm CDT | Source: Variety

Robert Greenblatt, the NBC Entertainment chairman who is also one of the producers of Broadway Tony winner “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” has added oversight of NBCUniversal’s stage division to his portfolio of NBCU duties. Universal Pictures president Jimmy Horowitz, who will continue to lead Universal Stage Prods., will now work with Greenblatt... Read more » ...
Source: Variety   Full article at: Variety
 

 
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3 weeks ago

Adam Fogelson to head film group at Robert Simonds' new studio

Sep 25 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: la times

Adam Fogelson, the former chairman of Universal Pictures, has been tapped to run the movie division of the new film and television studio founded by producer Robert Simonds. The hire elevates the profile of a fledgling venture that doesn't ...
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3 weeks ago

Adam Fogelson joining Robert Simonds' new movie studio

Sep 24 2014 11:51am CDT | Source: la times

Adam Fogelson, the former chairman of Universal Pictures, is joining the new movie studio led by producer Ro ...
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3 weeks ago

Adam Fogelson to join Robert Simonds studio

Sep 24 2014 11:19am CDT | Source: screen daily

In another coup, the new film and television studio led by Robert Simonds has named the former Universal Pictures chairman as its new chariman of the motio ...
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3 weeks ago

Adam Fogelson Named Chairman of Robert Simonds’ Next Gen Studio

Sep 24 2014 11:15am CDT | Source: variety

Former Universal Pictures chairman Adam Fogelson has been tapped as chairman of the motion picture group at Robert Simonds’ Next Gen Studio. Fogelson, a film biz vet who headed Universal Pictures from October 2009 to last fall, will oversee all aspects of the motion picture group at Simonds’ studio, including production, marketing, di ...
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5 weeks ago

Variety Announces 6th Annual Power of Women Honorees

Sep 9 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: Variety

Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Lopez, Viola Davis and Universal Pictures Chairman Donna Langley will be honored at Variety‘s sixth annual Power of Women luncheon as Lifetime Impact Honorees for their humanitarian efforts. “The women of the entertainment industry are among the most passionate champions of philanthropy and affecting change for various causes,” said Mic ...
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6 weeks ago

Universal Buys Thriller Pitch From Chadwick Boseman

Sep 5 2014 1:54pm CDT | Source: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures has acquired an untitled pitch from their Get On Up star Chadwick Boseman. Boseman played James Brown for the studio this summer after breaking out as Jackie Robinson in 42. He sold the thriller pitch with writing partner Logan Coles and is attached to star in a story described as being in the vein of The Fugitive. Universal-based Marc Platt and Adam Siegel will produce for Marc Platt Productions and Coles will serve as co-produ ...
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6 weeks ago

Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout Inks 3-Year Deal with Universal

Sep 2 2014 1:23pm CDT | Source: Variety

Alex Kurtzman’s newly-formed production company Secret Hideout has inked a three-year production deal with Universal Pictures. Jeb Brody, current Focus Features president of production, and Bobby Cohen, current president of K/O Paper Products, will join Secret Hideout. Kim Rosen, a former development executive for K/O will serve as the company head of digital and interactive.... Read more ...
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