'Fifty Shades of Grey' Tortures You with Its 'Scary Movie' in the 'Fifty Shades of Black' Trailer

November 20, 2015


The perfect film for either sexual sadists or comedy masochists, Fifty Shades of Black is Marlon Wayans' latest addition to the joyless spoof empire he's leaving to future generations of Wayans Brothers. If you couldn't tell, this one attempts to somehow turn Fifty Shades of Grey into more of a parody than it already is. Wayans stars as Christian Black (Get it? I guess?), a powerful CEO who rules from atop his tower of half-jokes and references. A reference to that one photograph of Kim Kardashian, for example. And a reference to how Magic Mike exists. And an honest-to-god bit about how white people are like this, but black people are like this.

Beyond crediting him for the many funny faces he makes, you can also credit Wayans for coming up with all these yucks. As with his extended Paranormal Activity references--i.e. the A Haunted House franchise--he co-wrote the film with his Dance Flick, White Chicks, and Littleman producer Rick Alvarez. It shows:

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