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  1. 'Fifty Shades' Producer on Salary Demands, Feuding With Harvey Weinstein and Why He Won't Support Hillary Clinton for President

    9:00 am 3/19/2015

    Dana Brunetti, the outspoken president and CEO of Trigger Street Productions, opens up about Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan wanting raises for the sequel ("I'm not going to cry for anybody"), Amy Pascal and whom he'd rather see in the Oval Office come January 2017.Read more

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  2. 'Fifty Shades' Stars Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan to Seek Seven-Figure Raises for Sequel

    6:30 am 3/11/2015

    The duo, who each made $250,000 for the first film, will try to renegotiate a huge salary bump as the sequel still lacks a writer or director and likely won't arrive until 2017.Read more

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  3. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Posts Biggest Non-3D Russian Opening

    6:27 am 2/17/2015

    The movie was also celebrated as Universal's biggest opening in Russia.Read more

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  4. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' 'Kingsman' and More

    6:30 am 2/13/2015

    Read what THR's critics are saying about the Anna Kendrick-starring musical 'The Last Five Years' and the David Cross-directed ensemble comedy 'Hits.'Read more

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  5. Domestic Abuse Activists Protest at London 'Fifty Shades' Premiere

    4:30 am 2/13/2015

    The U.K. group claims that the books, and therefore the film, are offensive to those who have been abused.Read more

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  6. Jamie Dornan: My Wife Won't be Watching 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    1:21 am 2/13/2015

    At the London premiere, author E.L. James admitted it had been "very, very difficult" to hand over control to Sam Taylor-JohnsonRead more

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  7. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Sex Toys in Sales Frenzy

    5:00 am 2/12/2015

    Branded whips, wine and classical music see a spike as one sex-toy maker triples profits and author EL James (but not Universal) rakes in $66 million a year, based largely on a bondage bonanza.Read more

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  8. 'Fifty Shades' of Cray: The Inside Story of a Director, EL James and Their Squabbles

    11:00 am 2/11/2015

    Helmer Sam Taylor-Johnson likely won't be back for a second film after an "incredibly painful process" with the trilogy's author and a big clash over the film's "safe word" ending.Read more

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  9. 'Fifty Shades of Grey': What the Critics Are Saying

    5:30 am 2/11/2015

    Sam Taylor-Johnson's record-breaking take on EL James' erotic best-seller stars Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele and Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey.Read more

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  10. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Lubricant Claimed Ineffective In Class-Action Lawsuit

    4:10 pm 2/6/2015

    "The Product did not deliver the purported benefits," the complaint reads.Read more

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