'Fifty Shades' director: I'm not doing the sequel
— Will Corry (@slievemore) March 4, 2015
— Will Corry (@slievemore) February 23, 2015
The company which has successfully predicted the Best Picture Oscar winner in both 2013 and 2014 – by analysing web surfing habits of people with similar demographics to Oscar voters – today released its prediction ahead of Sunday’s 87th Academy Awards. [more…]
Two days later, the 3 other guys arrive at the resort to begin their yearly golf getaway. And of all things, they find Ralph sitting there with his clubs already set up on his cart. "Dang Ralphie boy, how did you talk your missus into letting you go?"
The film was always expected to draw in big crowds. E.L James’ three-part novel sold 100m copies and Odeon sold one ticket of the movie every seven seconds ahead of its release. Yet with its risque subject matter few would have foreseen the biggest opening weekend of all time for both a film defined as romantic drama and film released in February. [more…]
Associate producer Gregg Wilson said: "We have to deliver an amazing sequence and this is going to be one of the major action sequences of the movie. "A jewel in the crown so to speak.
Of course, this memo, only ever intended to wing its way into the inboxes of journalists, is some spot-on piggybacking PR ahead of the filthy film’s launch in time for Valentine’s Day.
According to the Guardian – thanks for tweeting with this Keith Lewis off of Zurich Insurance! – staff are being urged to read the erotic novel or watch the film so they can ‘familiarise themselves’ with the story. Copies of the book will be delivered to each store and can be lent to staff on a one-week basis’.