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Your Netflix Fix: Naomi Watts Set to Star in New Series, ‘F Is for Family’ Renewed and More! 

The streaming giant has a slew of exciting things in the works. Get caught up!

Scott Baumgartner | April 20, 2016 - 8:30 am

WATCH: Dakota Johnson Almost Flashed the Audience at the People’s Choice Awards

And thus, we commence the wardrobe malfunctions of the 2016 awards season.

Mia Lardiere | January 7, 2016 - 10:31 am

Director Sam Taylor-Johnson Leaves ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Franchise

Sam Taylor-Johnson did an amazing job as director of Fifty Shades of Grey; unfortunately, she won’t continue working on the franchise sequels, Fifty Shades Darker or Fifty Shades Freed, she confirmed yesterday (March 25, 2015).

Kaitlyn Laurie | March 26, 2015 - 10:17 am

Dakota Johnson Naked, Jamie Dornan Shirtless in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Set Photos

It’s getting hot in here!

With Fifty Shades of Grey’s big theatrical release just around the corner, the folks at W magazine has decided to spice things up by releasing a few never-before-seen behind-the-scenes photos of stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan doing what their characters do best (which — if you haven’t…

Gabrielle Chung | February 11, 2015 - 1:14 pm

Dakota Johnson’s Pubic Hair Also Plays a Role in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

From the intimate sex scenes to the distinct personality traits of each character, there’s a ton of detail that went into filming Fifty Shades of Grey — right down to Dakota Johnson’s pubic hair.

Yes, director Sam Taylor-Johnson felt it imperative that every aspect of Anastasia Steele’s appearance coincide with the book…

Kendall Fisher | February 10, 2015 - 3:45 pm

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Director Confirms: ‘Darker’ and ‘Freed’ Sequels are Happening

Tell your inner goddess to brace itself: two Fifty Shades of Grey movie sequels have been confirmed.

Yes, Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) and Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) will be returning to the big screen in Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed which means several more years of sexy provocation.

Kaitlyn Laurie | February 9, 2015 - 11:21 am

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson Talk Intimacy, Reveal New ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Clip

Only one week away from its movie theater release, and another new clip from Fifty Shades of Grey has been released. This time, a half-dressed Anastasia Steele shakes her butt for a starving Christian Grey.

On-screen lovers Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson appeared on the Today show Friday morning (Feb. 6, 2015) to talk a bit…

Kaitlyn Laurie | February 6, 2015 - 10:59 am

18 Celebrity Couples with Surprisingly Big Age Differences

Did you know some of your favorite couples have huge age differences? That’s right! Some of Hollywood’s hottest couples have big age gaps, like Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer! Stephen is actually 12 years older than Anna!

Want to see what other celebrity couples have surprising large age gaps? Check out our gallery! We…

Jess Cohen | August 5, 2014 - 4:30 pm

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Movie Will Open in Theaters in August 2014

August 2014 will be one hot month.

One week after Focus Features announced it had found a director in Sam Taylor-Johnson for Fifty Shades of Grey, the big screen adaptation of E L James’ bestseller has an official domestic release date: Aug. 1, 2014. [via Deadline]

International release dates, managed by…

Peggy Truong | June 27, 2013 - 2:30 pm

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Movie Has Found Its Director

Break out your whips and chains (or whatever the hell happens in that goddamn book), because the much-anticipated movie adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey has finally landed a director.

According to Deadline, the big honor has gone to Sam Taylor-Johnson, who is known primarily for her 2009 debut, Nowhere Boy.

| June 19, 2013 - 5:02 pm