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Fifty Shades of Grey Movie Release Moved to February 13, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey will be released on February 13, 2015, six months later than initially expected, EW reports. The postponed release date, which now coincides with Valentine's Day weekend, is not a result of production delays owing to recasting the movie's male lead, Universal claims. Instead, the move to 2015 reflects the crowded entertainment calendar for summer 2014, including the release of Guardians of the Galaxy and World Cup soccer. Kinky stories about virgins who get their tampons yanked out and constantly say "holy crap!" cannot compete with the global popularity of soccer. They just can't.