E.L. James Should Not Be Penning The 'Fifty Shades' Sequel

February 19, 2015 11:39 PM

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The movie version of Fifty Shades of Grey was destined to be a monster hit regardless of whether or not the screenplay was stellar or the acting Oscar-worthy. The film is already the biggest February opening in history. And now Fifty Shades writer E.L. James is reportedly demanding to write the screenplay for the sequel.

As a book author, James has had an unusual amount of control over the film version of her, uh, literary brainchild. Stephen King and J.K. Rowling haven’t had the kind of control she has. Kelly Marcel (Saving Mr. Banks) wrote the script for Fifty Shades, Patrick Marber (Closer, Notes on a Scandal) ca...

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