Hollywood star Angelina Jolie is in talks to direct the film adaptation of E L James’ steamy novel, Fifty Shades of Grey. The 36-year-old actress recently made her directorial debut with well-reviewed Bosnian war drama In the Land of Blood and Honey. Jolie is presently busy with Maleficent.
It was reported that Universal Studios was said to be impressed by the A-lister’s directorial debut and in talks with Angelina..
Being included in the New York Times bestseller list, ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ follows a 21-year-old female college student Anastasia, who has a relationship with a wealthy entrepreneur named Christian. Their relationship deepens in the book’s sequels, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed.