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'Fifty Shades of Grey' Director Quits 'Fifty Shades Darker'

'Fifty Shades of Grey' director, 'Sam Taylor-Johnson quits 'Fifty Shades Darker'.

According to reports, Sam Taylor-Johnson will not return to direct 'Fifty Shades Darker,' the sequel to 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.
Several reports, , said Taylor-Johnson had been looking to move on from the franchise, with sources saying constant arguments with author E.L. James over the direction of the film during its production forced Taylor-Johnson to reconsider her options.
cinemafestival / Shutterstock.com cinemafestival / Shutterstock.com To make things worse for Universal, the writer quit the sequel several weeks ago.
With screenwriter Kelly Marcel not returning to adapt the sequel, Universal will now look to find a writer and director to replace the two. Variety first reported that James is very interested in adapting it herself and that U is considering it, but will begin meeting with people before deciding which option is best.
On the bright side, sources say filming will start early 2016 with stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson on board to return. In addition, the first 'Fifty Shades of Grey' movie made well over $500 million worldwide in the box office. Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.

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