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Bestselling erotic novel to become film

2012-03-27 09:35
 
 
New York - Universal Pictures and Focus Features have acquired the rights to EL James' bestselling erotic novel, Fifty Shades of Grey.

In a joint announcement on Monday, Universal and Focus called the word-of-mouth sensation a "special story."

First released by an Australian publisher, James' novel is an explicit tale about billionaire Christian Grey and college student Anastasia Steele.

Vintage Books, a paperback imprint of Random House Inc, recently became the US distributor of Fifty Shades and its two follow-ups, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed.

James is a London-based writer.

- AP

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