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E.L. James Celebrates Anastasia Steele's Birthday with Excerpt from New 'Fifty Shades' Book!

“Fifty Shades of Grey” franchise author E.L. James is celebrating the birthday of her character Anastasia Steele by sharing an excerpt from her upcoming book!

The writer is getting ready to release a new novel telling the events from “Fifty Shades Darker” from the perspective of Christian Grey. The book will “hopefully” be released sometime in 2017.

“Good morning, all. I know you’re anxiously awaiting the trailer, and that’s happening… soon. In the meantime, in honour of Ana’s birthday, there’s this,” E.L. captioned the excerpt on her Facebook account.

Last year, the novel “Grey,” which told the events of the first book from Christian’s perspective, was released.

Fifty Shades' E.L. James Shares Behind-the-Scenes Photos From Set!

Fifty Shades author E.L. James shared some behind-the-scenes set photos of Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, and more cast and crew on set for the final days of filming in France.

“@erikaljames takes over our Instagram and shares her photos from the #FiftyShades sets in France!,” the official Instagram page announced.

“Jamie and @dakotajohnson at lunch. #SetLife #SouthofFrance #FiftyShades – @erikaljames,” E.L. captioned another picture from the set in France.

The film officially wrapped production earlier this week.

20+ pictures inside from E.L. James‘ behind-the-scenes pics from Fifty Shades filming… More Here! »

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'Fifty Shades' Movies Have Officially Wrapped, EL James Says

The Fifty Shades movie franchise has officially wrapped filming after a final week of principal photography in France.

E.L. James, the author of the book series and the producer of the films, revealed the news on her Twitter account late Tuesday night (July 19).

“Fifty Shades is wrapped. Thanks to all the fans who came to support us. ❤️,” she tweeted.

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, who play Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele respectively, have been spotted around Paris and Nice this past week filming the final scenes for the franchise. See pics in the gallery!

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Dakota Johnson Goes Casual for Lunch with 'Fifty Shades' Gang

Dakota Johnson changes into a casual t-shirt and jean shorts while going out for lunch on Friday afternoon (July 15) in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France.

The 26-year-old actress was joined by her Fifty Shades franchise co-star Jamie Dornan, the book series’ author E.L. James, and the second and third films’ director James Foley.

Dakota also brought along her younger sister Stella Banderas following a morning of work on the upcoming movie Fifty Shades Freed.

While Dakota was seen wearing a red dress on set, Jamie was seen wearing the same outfit he wore to lunch.

25+ pictures inside of the Fifty Shades cast and crew out for lunch… More Here! »

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Brant Daugherty Takes Over the 'Fifty Shades' Instagram Page

Brant Daugherty snaps a cute selfie with “Fifty Shades” author E.L. James in this photo posted as part of his takeover of the movie franchise’s Instagram account.

The 30-year-old actor has been hard at work playing Sawyer in the series’ third film, Fifty Shades Freed.

“Queen Erika herself. Sawyer started off as an idea in her head and now he’s taking a photo with her on the sidewalk,” Brant captioned the photo.

We were treated to a bunch of snapshots during the takeover and you can see them in the gallery, plus Brant‘s shirtless pic from his weekend trip to Joshua Tree.

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E.L. James Wishes Christian Grey a Happy Birthday with Hot New Jamie Dornan Photo!

Christian Grey’s birthday was on June 18 and “Fifty Shades of Grey” author E.L. James celebrated the occasion by sharing a hot new photo collage of actor Jamie Dornan!

The 34-year-old actor is currently working on the next two films in the franchise and E.L. is producing the movies.

“Happy Birthday #ChristianGrey. Here’s the lovely and talented @jamiedornan,” she captioned the below photo collage on Instagram.

Jamie was spotted earlier in the weekend stepping out with his wife Amelia Warner in Vancouver to pick up dinner to go.

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Dakota Johnson's Mom Melanie Griffith Visits 'Fifty Shades' Set

Dakota Johnson and her mom Melanie Griffith wear matching white coats while on the set of the upcoming movie Fifty Shades Darker on Tuesday (April 26) in Vancouver, Canada.

The 26-year-old actress was joined for a scene by her co-star Jamie Dornan to film an emotional scene in which Christian Grey visits the grave of his birth mother with Anastasia by his side.

The book series’ author E.L. James was also seen on set that day.

Dakota is on the cover of the new issue of Interview Magazine and she opens up about how her dad Don Johnson won’t watch her sex scenes in the racy film series.

20+ pictures inside of Dakota Johnson and Melanie Griffith on set… More Here! »

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