Joe Wright to Direct 50 Shades of Grey Movie?

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British director Joe Wright has emerged as a favorite to direct the wildly anticipated movie adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey, reports indicate.


Gus Van Sant has reportedly been angling for the job, as well, so who knows, but Wright, 40, has ties with both Universal and Focus Features.

The director has helmed Anna Karenina, Hanna, Pride and Atonement, which features some major heat. The man can film a sex scene, people!

As for who he'd be filming, should he in fact land this major directorial role? That remains to be seen, but the speculation is off the charts as always.

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