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  1. Universal's Donna Langley: 'Fifty Shades' Sequel Will Be "More of a Thriller"

    12:37 pm 4/29/2015

    "Failure is a great learning tool," the studio's chairman said at THR's annual Power Lawyers breakfast of the road to her recent box-office successes.Read more

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  2. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Director Sam Taylor-Johnson Won't Direct Sequel

    6:11 pm 3/25/2015

    She is leaving the franchise after having clashed with the book's author EL James, who was not mentioned in the director's statement.Read more

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  3. '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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  4. '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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  5. German Box Office: 'Sniper' in the Shadow of 'Fifty Shades'

    11:11 pm 3/1/2015

    Sam Taylor-Johnson's erotic thriller took the top spot in Germany for the third weekend running, beating out newcomer 'American Sniper.'Read more

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  6. German Box Office: 'Fifty Shades,' Til Schweiger's 'Head Full of Honey' Hold Strong

    1:33 am 2/24/2015

    Schweiger's Alzheimer dramedy is closing in on 6 million admissions, while the Dakota Johnson-Jamie Dornan film has sold more than 2.5 million tickets in Germany.Read more

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  7. U.K. Box Office: 'Fifty Shades' Becomes Highest-Grossing 18-Rated Film Ever

    4:24 am 2/23/2015

    The steamy drama overtakes 'The Wolf of Wall Street' after just 10 days.Read more

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  8. Box-Office Preview: 'Fifty Shades' to Stay No. 1, Races Past $100M in U.S.

    10:25 am 2/19/2015

    A trio of smaller films enter the fray over Oscar weekend — 'Hot Tub Time Machine 2,' 'The DUFF' and Kevin Costner sports drama 'McFarland, USA.'Read more

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  9. 'Fifty Shades' Scores Biggest Opening in History for a Female Director

    5:25 pm 2/14/2015

    British filmmaker and artist Sam Taylor-Johnson steered the film adaptation of EL James' steamy novel. Read more

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  10. 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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