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‘Social Network’ team to produce ‘Fifty Shades’

De Luca and Dana Brunetti to reteam for adaptation

  • AP
  • Published: 09:49 July 10, 2012
  • Tabloid

Justin Timberlake and Jesse Eisenberg
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  • Justin Timberlake (left) and Jesse Eisenberg in Columbia Pictures' "The Social Network."

The producers of The Social Network are producing the film adaption of the best-selling erotic trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey.

Universal Pictures and Focus Features said in a joint statement on Monday that Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti will reteam for the adaptation of the best-selling novels by E. L. James.

The multimillion-selling books tell the story of an unworldly college student engaging in an unusual romantic relationship with a wealthy young businessman.

They have been called "mommy porn" for their sexual content and large female following.

 

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