Director Sam Taylor-Johnson and husband Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Photo by Indigo/Getty Images)
It looks like there's actually going to be a "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie as the director of the long in-development production has finally been chosen.
Sam Taylor-Johnson has been named as the official helmer of the screen adaptation of E L James' runaway hit novel that chronicles the steamy relationship between mysterious 27-year-old billionaire Christian Grey and naive but eager college student Anastasia Steele.
"Sam's unique ability to gracefully showcase complex relationships dealing with love, emotion and sexual chemistry make her the ideal director to bring Christian and Anastasia's relationship to life," said co-producer Michael De Luca in the official press release. "E L James' characters and vivid storytelling require a director who is willing to take risks and push the envelope where needed and Sam is a natural fit."
Sam Taylor-Johnson (formerly Taylor-Wood), a famed photographer and visual artist turned filmmaker, made her directorial debut with 2009's "Nowhere Boy," aRead More »from ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Director Chosen, Will Her ‘Kick-Ass’ Hubby Be Christian?