Sunday, November 25, 2012
Robert Pattinson Wants to Write His Own 50 Shades Erotica
Either Robert Pattinson has a great sense of humor and he's sending E.L. James a message in code, or he's about to embark on a new career as erotic author. And while I would definitely buy one of his books if he did write an erotic romance, I have a feeling he's more interested in letting E.L. James know how he feels about "Fifty Shades of Grey" as a fanfic novel based on "Twilight."
While the talented inner goddess author EL James has made it clear that while the bestselling erotic novel trilogy of “50 Shades” was initially based off “Twilight,” the writer is not considering to have Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart star in key roles Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele. However, Pattinson is not after a starring part in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” film, but rather writing his own erotic novel for fans around the world.
Don't ask me WTF a "talented inner goddess author" is, because I couldn't tell you if my life depended on it. How these hack writers get paid to put things like that in print passes me by. But I have to wonder if the reason why "inner goddess author" James doesn't want Pattinson to play Christian Grey is because FSoG is based on "Twilight" and she'd rather not be that closely associated to "Twilight" anymore. Let's face it, I liked FSoG, but most people don't even know it's based on "Twilight." Not a clue. And when you think of "Twilight" Pattinson is one of the first people who come to mind.
In a recent interview, Robert Pattinson was asked if he had any interest in eventually writing a book, and if so, what books he might want to author with his experience. The Edward Cullen actor quickly replied:
“Surely something along the lines of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey.’ I would really like to do that and put a spin on it by inverting the casting roles: making the woman the one who is punishing the man. It would be so much fun. Something like ‘Misery’ … but really he loves to be in that situation, you know?”
Now that sounds interesting to me. He's going to parody FSoG. I've always been open about the parodies I've written, and I've always written them with an intention I may or may not have talked about much. It's not always because I'm a fan of the movie or the story...most of the time just the opposite. But there's always been that underlying reason behind what I've done. And I have a feeling Pattinson has his own reasons for wanting to parody FSoG. And wouldn't that be fun to see.
You can read more of the article here.