Apr 25, 2013 @ 12:39:00 am
In a bid to direct the upcoming adaptation of the wildly popular Fifty Shades of Gray novels, director Gus Van Sant has shot a sex scene starring actor Alex Pettyfer as fictional billionaire Christian Grey. Focus Features and Universal Studios haven’t chosen a director yet, but Van Sant is hoping that the scene—which reportedly depicts the moment in which “the impressionable Anastasia Steele loses her virginity to Grey”—will prompt them to make a decision.
Sloane Crosley—the author of two collections of personal essays, I Was Told There'd Be Cake and How Did You Get This Number—has sold her first novel, The Clasp, to FSG.
After five years at the helm of literary magazine Granta, editor John Freeman is leaving to teach and write in New York.
Frustrated at what he perceives as a lack of fight in publishing
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