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Sam Taylor-Johnson was offered nothing after 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

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says she was offered "nothing" after directing "of Grey".

In an interview to IndieWire, Sam opened up about how "of Grey" stunted her making career, reports

The 51-year-old creative, who is married to Aaron Taylor-Johnson, 28, believed she would be a hot commodity after taking on the cinematic adaptation of the book by E.L. James.

The first instalment of the "Fifty Shades" trilogy proved to be a box office smash, which starred and Dakota Johnson, and raked in over 437 million pounds worldwide in 2015.

She said: "You would be surprised at how … No, you would not be surprised, sadly. Nothing. I literally was scrambling still, in exactly the same position I was prior to that. I would say to my agent, 'I love this book. I really love it. What is the deal with it? "They are going to Steven, Steven, David, David, and John.' But I know I'm fully capable."

Sam is at the helm of another adaptation of a book James Frey's "A Million Little Pieces", which she is currently showing at the Toronto International Festival (TIFF) and explained that she had to fight to direct it.

She said: "It drives me crazy, not just for myself, because I have all that experience and I'm pretty ballsy, I can punch through doors when they've slammed in my face. But I still want to weep at the sense of inequality."



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First Published: Thu, September 13 2018. 14:16 IST