News Nuggets: Will 'Fifty Shades of Grey' be bigger than 'Twilight' and 'The Hunger Games'?

News Nuggets: Will 'Fifty Shades of Grey' be bigger than 'Twilight' and 'The Hunger Games'?
The awareness levels of the upcoming film "Fifty Shades of Grey" are higher than any film in recent memory, including "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games." In fact, Universal and Focus Features are expecting at least a $50 million opening next weekend. The only worry is having to figure out a way to fully translate those female-skewing awareness numbers into actual ticket sales longterm. The paperwork version of the erotic novel by E.L. James was the fastest-selling ever in the U.S. The film stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson and will release on the Friday of Valentine's weekend. The Wrap -Break- Unconfirmed rumors about Sunday's Grammy Awards say that Beyonce will be part of musical tribute to the film "Selma." Oscar nominees Common and John Legend are already announced performers, and others that will be part of this segment will be the Andrae Crouch choir and the Blind Boys of Alabama.
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