Fifty Shades Of Grey Movie: Joe Right Won’t Direct

The Atonement director is reportedly out of the running for the Fifty Shades of Grey movie job

Rumours that the Fifty Shades of Grey movie will be directed by Joe Right, the man who brought Atonement and Anna Karenina to the big screen, have been quashed as it’s believed his schedule won’t allow for him to spearhead the production.

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Last week reports surfaced that the Fifty Shades of Grey movie producers, Universal named the British director as top of their list for with industry publication, Hollywood Reporter breaking the news.

However Deadline.com have dismissed this story claiming Joe Right’s schedule ‘doesn’t work’ and that he’s ‘completely out of the mix’. The publication also insisted that the process of finding the perfect director for the screen adaptation of E.L James’ books has only just started.

Production on the Fifty Shades of Grey movie is believed to start as soon as possible, with a predicted release date of summer 2014. In February, Universal chairman Adam Fogelson told THR that finding a director was ‘an absolute priority.’

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Other directors linked to the job include Angelina Jolie and Gus Van Sant. British screenwriter, Kelly Marcel is one part of team Fifty Shades who has been confirmed as are producers Mike De Luca and Dana Brunetti so all that’s left now to speculate over is the director and cast.

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