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The Fifty Shades of Grey movie is coming along nicely. Only problem is you won’t really be able to watch it discreetly on your kindle. You’ll have to buy a ticket.

The big-screen adaptation of the only thing anyone’s been talking about for the last year now has a writer. This comes just a day after the erotic novel trilogy’s author E.L. James hired The Social Network producers.

Jim Piddock will write the script for Fifty Shades of Grey. Piddock is an English writer and actor who you may recognize as Emily Blunt’s father in The Five-Year Engagement. His writing credits include Tooth Fairy and The Man.

Now that Fifty has its producers and its writer, the production is sure to be fast-tracked to capitalize on the book’s success. The biggest thing left is the cast.

Tons of names have been thrown around for the roles of Christian and Anastasia, and Ian Somerhalder really wants the part. Other names being thrown around include Robert Pattinson, Chris Hemsworth, and Bradley Cooper.

Do you think Somerhalder should star as Christian Grey?