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– by Joseph Jammer Medina

FiftyA year away and now the countdown begins.

Universal Pictures released the first poster for the anticipated erotic film “Fifty Shades of Grey.” The film stars Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Jennifer Ehle, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk, Eloise Mumford, Max Martini, Rita Ora, Marcia Gay Harden, and Callum Keith Rennie.

According to a press release, the artwork will be posted in five outdoor locations in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle.

“Fifty Shades of Grey” has become a global phenomenon and the trilogy has been translated in over 50 languages worldwide since its release. To date, the “Fifty Shades” trilogy has sold over 70 million copies worldwide in e-book and print, making it one of the fastest-selling book series ever.

“Fifty Shades of Grey” (first published in 2011) follows the relationship of 27-year-old billionaire Christian Grey and college student Anastasia Steele. Subsequent novels in the series, “Fifty Shades Darker” (2011) and “Fifty Shades Freed” (2012) explore the couple’s deepening relationship.

The movie is directed Sam Taylor-Johnson from a screenplay written by Kelly Marcel, and Mark Bomback.

“Fifty Shades of Grey” will be in theaters on February 13 next year.

Check out this teaser poster below.

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Source: Universal Pictures

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.