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'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer moves book back up best-seller lists

The “Fifty Shades of Greymovie trailer has done more than pique horny housewives’ BDSM interest again. The clip has also moved the original piece of erotica back to number one on the New York Times best-seller list and number four in USA Today's catalogue reported both venues Thursday and Friday.

E. L. James 'Fifty Shades of Grey' jumped up the best-sellers list since the release of the movie trailer.
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According to USA Today the “Fifty Shades of Grey” book written by E.L James went from number 89 to number four on its own Best-Selling Books chart, however the “Trilogy” bundle, along with the sequels, “Fifty Shades Darker” and “Fifty Shades Freed” remained at 19, 42 and 63. So much for good reads. Additionally, reported the “Fifty Shades of Grey” trailer, seen above, has set a 2014 record for the “best opening week of a trailer” thus far. In its first week the movie trailer received over 36.4 million views.

The "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie starring Dakota Johnson, 24, as the virgin Anastasia Steele taken by the mysterious Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan, 32) with a fetish for spanking, is scheduled for release on Valentine’s Day 2015. The stars of the movie weighed in on what it was like to film the steamy sex scenes. According to "Today" Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson’s daughter called the movie sex magic acrobatics, “It’s more about visually what our bodies look like and what we’re doing, so it’s more like a dance.” Dornan explained, “The reality of it is that there’s a burly man you don’t know very well three feet from our face…which isn’t how you usually have sex – not me anyway.”

If E.L. James has her way the sex scenes will mirror what is written and fans won't be disappointed. Reports state she is very involved in the film adaptation of “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Analysts predict ticket sales will also set records and advise fanatics of the erotic love story to purchase tickets in advance.

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