The film will be released on August 1, 2014. It stars Charlie Hunnam as Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele. It is directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and produced by Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti along with E.L. James, the book's author. Kelly Marcel wrote the script.
The story follows the relationship of 27-year-old billionaire Christian Grey and college student Anastasia Steele. There are two other books in the series, called Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed.