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    Angelina Jolie Addresses Fifty Shades of Grey Rumors—How Close Was She to Directing the Steamy Flick?

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    Even though Fifty Shades of Grey wrapped last month in Vancouver, there are still questions and rumors about who might have been involved with bringing the erotic trilogy to the big screen.

    Back in 2012, long before Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson were considered for the main roles of Christian and Anastasia, there were reports that Angelina Jolie was in talks to direct the film adaptation. It was later announced that Sam Taylor-Wood would direct the steamy flick.

    The Oscar-winning actress opened up to Entertainment Weekly in their latest issue about her involvement with the project.

    "I—I was just," the Maleficent star said as she laughed and shook her head. The magazine revealed that she then turned bright red and fully blushed.

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    The mother of six regained her composure after a long pause.

    "I came very clear out of the gate: after Blood and Honey, if I ever directed again, it would have to be a certain kind of film," Brad Pitt's longtime love explained. "You know, I'm looking forward to seeing what Sam [Taylor-Johnson] does with Fifty Shades and she's amazing."

    She continued: "I—I think they're just … it's funny, I think with directing, you just think: I'm better at telling some stories than others but um, who knows?"

    Jolie will next be seen as the Mistress of All Evil on May 30 and Fifty Shades of Grey hits theaters on February 13, 2015.

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