Open Road Films CEO Tom Ortenberg and Stuart Ford, CEO of IM Global — the company producing and financing the movie — announced on Wednesday that “Fifty Shades of Black” will hit theaters on Jan. 29 in 2016.
The project spoofing the Universal box office hit starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson reunites the team behind the “A Haunted House” franchise, including director Michael Tiddes. That comedy, a parody of the “Paranormal Activity” franchise, opened to $19 million at the U.S. box office and took in over $40 million.
Ford is producing alongside Wayans and collaborator Rick Alvarez. IM Global’s Matt Jackson, Glendon Palmer and Steve Squillante are executive producing.
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