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Marlon Wayans’ ‘Fifty Shades’ Spoof Bought by Open Road

Open Road Films has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Marlon Wayans’ spoof “Fifty Shades of Black” and set a January 29 release date.

IM Global came on board last month to produce and finance. “Fifty Shades of Black” reunites the team behind the “Haunted House” franchise, including director Michael Tiddes.

Wayans will star in and write the film with longtime collaborator Rick Alvarez. Stuart Ford is producing alongside Wayans and Rick Alvarez. IM Global’s Matt Jackson, Glendon Palmer and Steve Squillante are exec producing.

The film is scheduled to shoot this summer in Los Angeles. CAA handled the sale.

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