Finally the news that every fan and follower of ‘Fifty Shades…’ was waiting for. The shooting of the BDSM drama/romance has wrapped up and this means that we are one step closer to the final product which has been delivered by the continuing efforts of the cast and the crew of this movie, adapted from the erotic novel of the same name written by British author Erica James. At the wrap of the shoot in Vancouver, Canada, the author, who is incidentally also one of the producers, shared a picture via Twitter, where she posed with the director of the movie, Sam Taylor-Johnson.
The caption of the snap read, “And that’s a wrap…” she also added, “The night is young….” Till the time the movie was being shot in Vancouver, we were constantly in touch with the latest happenings in the department of which scene of the movie was being shot and who was present. From what the actors wore to who said what and all the gossip from behind the scenes, some of us are going to miss these updates.
But we also have one very positive thing to look forward to and that is the movie Fifty Shades itself. Some sources are saying that with the movie wrapping up earlier than scheduled, it might release earlier than expected. With the movie already ready for release the fans are also wishing that there might be a chance that the promos or the trailers of the venture can be seen a little earlier too. With a fan made trailer already released and being viewed by fans and followers, the studios should sit up, take notice and devise a suitable plan of action. The posters (two official ones) are screaming that the film will be released on the 13th of February 2015, a day before Valentine’s Day.
We do know that the film might not come across as a romantic comedy or any aspect of a mushy love story might not be visible to us, from the scenes which have been shot, but the lead pair of Christian Grey and Ana do develop feelings for each other and those feelings transform from related to their BDSM inspired lovemaking to some genuine feelings they develop for each other.
All those who have read the novels in the trilogy, know that the lead pair eventually do get married and in the initial days of the shooting when it was being rumoured that the cast and the crew were heading to Spain to shoot the honeymoon scenes, it did make the fans questions, if the three novels were being compressed into one, because again the faithful readers know that the honeymoon scenes do not come before the third book. Though the filming of the movie Fifty Shades of Grey had been put on hold when the first Christian Grey walked out and was replaced by Jamie Dornan, now the film has managed to pull up its socks and tread on a rarely treaded path.
First, it was the uncertain star cast and then it was the release date and now finally, when the shooting of the film adaptation of Erica James’ racy novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” has come close to wrapping up, the fans are hopeful that a trailer will be released to suffice their growing eagerness. We have been kept updated about the scenes (outdoor, of course) which the cast and crew have been shooting in Vancouver and now when the producer of the film, Dana Brunetti has announced through Facebook that this the last week of shooting “Fifty Shades…” and the shoot will be wrapped up by the 23rd of February 2014, the fans are keeping their fingers crossed to watch the trailer of the racy adaptation of an equally racy novel.
With the shooting almost on the verge of wrapping up, we can also be hopeful that there will be no further delay, in releasing the film, than the already scheduled 13th of February 2015. Though almost a year is still left to go and the fans and the followers of the trilogy have to wait with bated breath, only a trailer can make this wait a little more bearable. For the fans of this money spinning novel, the wait to see the movie on the big screen started with the very announcement that the characters of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele will make progress from the pages of the book to the screen.
But, the wait just seemed to get longer with the unexplained delays in selecting the cast and then starting the shooting. Among many worthy contenders for the role of the BDSM loving self made billionaire, Christian Grey, British television actor, Charlie Hunnam was selected. But no sooner had he been selected than the rumours started floating around about how inappropriate he is as the dark and brooding character he is set to play onscreen. Among such speculation regarding the future of the venture, like a bolt from the blue it was revealed that Hunnam has bid adieu to “Fifty Shades…” citing his commitment to his long running television show, “Sons of Anarchy”, thus giving the people who sneered him another chance to enjoy.
After a lot of speculation again, Irish television actor and former Calvin Klein model, Jamie Dornan was finally selected to slip into (and out of, too,) the crisp shirts and fitted suits of Christian Grey. It was due to the sudden exit of Charlie Hunnam that the release of the film was pushed back and instead of the previously proposed release date of 1st August 2014, it has been moved back to 13th February 2015. With only a year left for the release, it is only natural that the fans have started clamouring for a trailer, to suffice them, momentarily, that is. If you want a proof of how crazy the fans are about the trailer, Twitter bears enough testimony.