I heard that atrocious book 50 Shades of Grey is going to be made into a movie. Readers are wondering what they’ll do since the majority of the book is BDSM “mommy porn” and how they’ll cut or what they’ll cut out of the book for the movie to make sense.
It’s funny to think about this as an experiment of what’s good for BDSM and the public and what’s not.
In terms of readership, readers want a full story full of twists and turns, and to keep guessing. They like to think. The movie audience does too but visually, their minds see what the director shows them.
In some instances, a LOT of stuff will be cut. In a book like 50 Shades of Grey, with as much heavy handed BDSM as a theme, with the fact that TRUST must be shown, any director who is NOT familiar with the Lifestyle will probably make a LOT of mistakes, not entirely on purpose due to the medium being changed.
I’ve been studying film and screen writing, trying to grasp the structure of a story told via the written script and how it compares to that which is shown on screen. It’s not easy and while your humble romance author is smart, I’m still simple.
I imagine a LOT of the book will get cut or reworked for film purposes Fans will either love it or hate it, and it won’t matter because at the end of the day we’ll still have one thing to fall back on.
Secretary. A movie about BDSM done RIGHT.
Once again this post was another “done for SEO purposes” post. Though I do not have a strong opinion of 50 Shades of Grey.