Samantha "Sam" Taylor-Johnson (born Samantha Taylor on March 4, 1967) is an English filmmaker, photographer, and visual artist who made her feature film directorial debut in 2009 with the film Nowhere Boy. She also directed a 2008 short film called Love You More.
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In June 2013, author EL James announced that Taylor-Johnson would direct the film version of her erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey, which is slated for release on February 13, 2015. Other directors who were either considered or rumored to be considered included Gus Van Sant and Joe Wright.
Taylor-Johnson later confirmed on April 13, 2015 that she will not be directing the film version of ''Fifty Shades Darker.