Sam Taylor-Johnson, director of Fifty Shades, not to direct sequels

  • The director of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' will not direct the two sequels to the adult drama, she has announced.

    Sam Taylor-Johnson said she had been “hugely grateful” for being chosen to adapt the bestseller, and wished “nothing but success” to the filmmaker who “takes on the exciting challenges” of directing the second and third films in the series.  

    Fifty Shades, which is based on the books by EL James, made more than $550 million at the box office worldwide.

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