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Sci-Fi Version of Fifty Shades of Grey Picked Up by Fox

"Mommy porn" Fifty Shades of Grey is headed to the big screen after taking the self-publishing world by storm, and it looks like it's started a fan fiction-to-film mini-bubble. Deadline just confirmed that 20th Century Fox and producer Ridley Scott have snatched up the movie rights to Wool, a $0.99 Kindle e-book from former yacht captain Hugh Howey about a world where the air is no longer breathable. The remaining humans must fight to stay alive underground, in the "spirit of The Hunger Games," or so the press release claims. Either this is a sign of the impending apocalypse, or society has just outgrown publishers.