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'Wolverine' Writer Hired to Polish 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Script

October 30, 2013 (3:09 am) GMT
Mark Bomback is tasked to polish an earlier rewrite by Patrick Marber as the film's production is delayed to December.
'Wolverine' Writer Hired to Polish 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Script

The script for "" apparently still needs revision, despite a rewrite by Patrick Marber. Mark Bomback, who penned "", "", and "", is tapped to polish the screenplay before the film goes into production.

The filming was supposed to kick off in November but now has been moved back to December, just eight months before the planned August 1, 2014 release date. Sam Taylor-Johnson is still on board to direct the adaptation of E.L. James' S&M romance story.

will play Christian Grey, replacing who left the project due to alleged script issues. will portray Anastasia Steele, stars as her on-screen mother and as Grey's brother Elliot.

Other cast members are yet to be announced. Producers are still searching for the right actors to play Anastasia's best friend Kate and Grey's bodyguard. and were reportedly offered the part respectively, but they both turned it down.

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