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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Director Sam Taylor-Johnson in Talks to Helm 2015 Black List Title

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Director Sam Taylor-Johnson in Talks to Helm 2015 Black List Title

"Fifty Shades of Grey" director Sam Taylor-Johnson is in talks to direct one of 82 scripts selected Monday for the 2015 Black List, an annual poll of industry executives that highlights the best unproduced scripts. 

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"Chappaquidick," from writers Taylor Allen and Andrew Logan, is "a historically factual look at what really happened when [Sen.] Ted Kennedy drove off the road into a Martha’s Vineyard bay with Mary Jo Kopechne in the car" in 1969, according to the logline. Apex Entertainment is financing the project. It would be Johnson’s first film since "Fifty Shades," which amassed more than $570 million worldwide. 

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